Outdoor Knit Night goes INSIDE! On Wednesday evenings from 5:00-7:00pm we will host an indoor knit night. All are welcome! Social distancing may be difficult based on number of attendees and size of space. If you are not vaccinated, masks are required! We will meet upstairs, so please come to the back door. Outdoor Knit Night goes INSIDE! On Wednesday evenings from 5:00-7:00pm we will host an indoor knit night. All are welcome! Social distancing may be difficult based on number of attendees and size of space. If you are not vaccinated, masks are required! We will meet upstairs, so please come to the back door.

Address

 541 US Route 1
Freeport, Maine 04032

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207-869-5280

HOURS:
Mon thru Sat: 10am to 5pm
Closed Sunday

You may order online, by phone or email.

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


Help Sessions
Suspended until further notice.


  • Short Rows

    Short Rows
    Butterfly by Marin Melchior

    Short Rows

    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 - Comparing Short Rows

    Roxanne Richardson

    This video is a good introduction to short rows and why they are used. This gives a clear comparison between different methods and their benefits. Below are videos of individual techniques so you can figure out which one is your favorite.

     

    2 - Wrap & Turn (w&t)

    verypink knits

    This method wraps the working yarn around a stitch before turning the work. The video below demonstrates how to pick up wraps.

     

    3 - Picking Up Wraps

    verypink knits

    This shows how to pick up your wraps so you end up with a smooth surface.

     

    4 - German Short Rows

    verypink knits

    This video explains german short rows and how to substitute them for another technique when making socks.

     

    5 - Japanese Short Rows

    verypink knits

    This is a method that eliminates the need for wraps and uses a clip marker. 

     

    Looking for a type of short row we didn't list here? Send us an email with suggestions or questions at motherofpurlyarnshop@gmail.com.