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Tunisian Crochet Class Cancelled – Russian Combination Knitting Class Added

Our Scheduled October Class in Tunisian Crochet Class has been cancelled. Our knitting teacher, Karen has offered a new class: Combination Knitting in the Russian Tradition Try out this efficient and ergonomic style of knitting using “the easy Russian Purl”. Do you have tensioning issues or rowing out with your

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Meet Up at Whisk and Measure

We have a meet-up the Third Saturday of every month at Whisk and Measure from 1-3 pm. Come and enjoy some coffee and a pastry while meeting with your NKCG friends. Whisk and Measure is located at 2505 S 133rd Plaza in Omaha. This is near 132 and Center.

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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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Classes for 2018

2018 Classes This year we will have BOTH Knit and Crochet Classes. Part of NKCG is Education – this includes classes. Our hard working educators Karen Bednarz and Ali Jensen have been working hard to put together a great program. Classes are available at NO CHARGE for NKCG Members.  Remember,

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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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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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