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Easy Oddball Triangle Scarf

Sometimes, in my stash of yarn I end up with lots of little balls of yarn, all leftovers from other ...
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Learn how to do a slip stitch and psso (pass the slipped stitch over)

This is another short Wool Monkey lesson on what to do when your pattern asks you to slip a stitch, ...
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Learn how to do a yarn over, or yarn forward increase.

This is a new Wool Monkey lesson on how to do an increase called yarn over, or yarn forward. Yarn ...
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Beginner snood pattern

Beginner knitter? This Wool Monkey pattern is an old favourite and perfect for both wet, winter weather and beginners who ...
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Learn how to do a knit into the front and back increase, kfb.

This is a very short Wool Monkey lesson on how to do a basic increase, known as a knit into ...
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Learn how to do a knit 2 together decrease.

This is a very short Wool Monkey lesson on how to do a basic knit two together decrease, also known ...
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Learn the Basic Purl Stitch.

This is a very brief Wool Monkey lesson on how to do the basic purl stitch. Hopefully by now you ...
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Learn how to cast off your knitting

This is a very brief Wool Monkey lesson on how finish a piece of knitting by casting off. The lesson ...
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gardening hands

Grubby gardening hands

It's been a while since I wrote a Wool Monkey blog, but winter is on it's way again and the ...
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The Dutch Pixie

It's taken me quite a while to get around to writing this pattern up. It's been such a success that ...
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