Knit Night meets on Wed. evenings from 5:00-7:00pm. All are welcome! Masks are not required but encouraged. We meet upstairs, so please come to the back door. Knit Night meets on Wed. evenings from 5:00-7:00pm. All are welcome! Masks are not required but encouraged. We meet upstairs, so please come to the back door.

Address

 541 US Route 1
Freeport, Maine 04032

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207-869-5280

DECEMBER HOURS:
Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri., Sat. - 10am to 5pm

Wed. in December - 10am to 7:30pm

Closed Sunday

You also may order by online, by phone, or email.

Knit Nights
Wednesdays from 5:00 - 7:00pm


Help Sessions
Suspended until further notice.


  • Fixing Knitting Mistakes

    Fixing Knitting Mistakes
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    Fixing Knitting Mistakes

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    1 - Fixing a Dropped Stitch in Stockinette

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    This explains how to pick up a dropped stitch if you are working in stockinette stitch.

     

    2 - Fixing a Dropped Stitch in Garter Stitch

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    This explains how to pick up a dropped stitch when you're working in garter stitch.

     

    3 - Tinking

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    This video shows you how to "knit" backwards (tink is knit spelled backwards). This technique allows you to take out stitches one by one and gives you more control over taking out stitches.

     

    4 - Reading Your Knitting: Knit vs. Purl Stitches

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    This video shows you how to read the stitches in your knitting.

     

    5 - Reading Your Knitting: Using a Row Counter

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    This video shows you how to read the rows in your knitting and why you want to use a row counter.

     

    6 - Changing a Knit to a Purl

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    This video shows you how to change a knit stitch into a purl stitch, even if it was far back in your work.

     

    7 - Fixing Loose Stitches and Snags

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    This video will help you fix any loose stitches and snags in your work so you end up with a tidy piece of finished work.

     

    8 - Recovering a Dropped Cast-On Stitch

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    This video will help you recover part of your cast-on if a stitch ends up slipping off the needle.

     

    9 - Removing a Bind Off Row

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    This video will show you how to remove a bind off row if you want to redo it, take out a few rows of work or add more length. 

     

    10 - Advanced Tinking

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    This video will show you how to tink over a more complicated stitch pattern such as a cable.

     

    Looking for help fixing a mistake you don’t see here? Email us with suggestions or questions at motherofpurlyarnshop@gmail.com.