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How to Weave in Your Ends (Knitting)

I was so excited to come across this excellent video on how to weave in ends. You may know Roxanne Richardson as Ask Rox on Ravelry and a frequent contributor at The Knitting Guild Assocaition. Actual intructions on how to weave in the ends have been woefully lacking in both

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The solution to that sloppy last bind off stitch.

Does the corner of your last bind off stitch look sloppy? Here is a tip from Very Pink Knits.

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Looking Forward to 2018

Wishing a Happy Holidays to all NKC Guild stitchers. It is time to make plans for 2018. First order of business is the election of a new board. If you have every enjoyed meeting up with one of our groups, attended a NKCG class, or enjoyed discounts at area yarn

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Lost ball band? How to do a burn test.

Here’s a demo of how to tell wool from acrylic yarn.

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August Schedule for Saturday Stitchers

Willa Cather Saturday Stitchers 1:00-4:00 PM Here’s the August meeting schedule: August 5 Willa Cather August 12 Peony Park Hy-Vee August 19 Willa Cather August 26 Peony Park Hy-Vee September 2 Willa Cather Willa Cather Library at 44th & Center St See you there!

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Fall Retreat2017 News

Winter is over and spring has sprung! Now, it’s time to consider attending the annual Nebraska Knit and Crochet Guild Fall Retreat, September 29th – October 1st. To ensure that your have the best time ever, give us your input and wishes. Join us for our steering meeting Saturday April

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Got gauge? Startling swatches!

I generally have a low key attitude regarding knitting.  It’s not life or death, just knitting, right?  When I came across a knitting article,  Startling Gauge Variations, from YarnSub.com, the word “startling” got my attention.  What I found was a fresh take on why getting gauge matters and why you should

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New Kitchener Stitch Video by Pom Pom Presents

Attention cuff down sock knitters!  I just viewed a new video, by Pom Pom Quarterly, demonstrating the Kitchener stitch join.  This is the method commonly used for closing the toe of a sock.  The video couples 2 steps into a single maneuver, on both the front needle and back needle.

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Think! A new meet up for stitchers.

Please join Karen Bednarz for a new knitting circle every Friday at 1:00pm- 2:30pm, at Think Whole Person Healthcare, 7100 W Center Rd, Omaha. (402) 506-9000. Beginning knitters to the experienced are all welcome. Of course crochet, spinning and other yarn crafters are welcome too. Our first circle will meet Friday,

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