New Hours! We are now open from 10am - 6pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays. We still close at 3pm on other days of the week and are closed on Sundays. New Hours! We are now open from 10am - 6pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays. We still close at 3pm on other days of the week and are closed on Sundays.

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 541 US Route 1
Freeport, Maine 04032

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Shop Hours as of 11/30/20

Monday - Tuesday: 10am to 3pm
Wednesday - Thursday: 10am to 6pm
Friday - Saturday: 10am to 3pm
Closed Sunday

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Help Sessions
Wednesday: 10am-12pm
Thursday: 3-5pm
$15 per session

Open Knit Sessions
Tuesday: 10am - 12pm
Thursday: 5pm - 8pm

  • Knitting in the Round

    Knitting in the Round
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    Knitting in the Round

    Looking for a video that shows these same techniques but in slow motion? Click here for instructions on how to slow down any YouTube video.

     

    1 - Getting Started with Double Pointed Needles

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    This video clearly explains how start with DPNs. This is good for those who are using DPNs for the first time or anyone who might need a refresher.

     

    2 - Joining in the Round

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    This is a beginner technique for knitting in the round.

     

    3 - Three Ways to Join in the Round

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    This gives you three different techniques for joining in the round. The explanation begins at 1:40 if you would like to skip ahead.

     

    4 - Fixing Jogs in Circular Knitting

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    This shows you how correct the jog that comes from binding off in the round and leaves you with a nice clean edge. The same technique can be used to correct a similar jog in the cast-on row. 

     

    5 - Correcting Color-Change Jog

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    This explains how to correct the jog when you change colors in the round and leaves you with clean looking stripes.

     

    6 - Magic Loop

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    This is a technique that involves a long circular needle to do small circumference circular knitting.

     

    Looking for a technique you don't see listed here? Send us an email with your suggestions or questions at motherofpurlyarnshop@gmail.com.