Knitting Finishing Techniques
Hooray! You finished that sweater. But don't throw it on just yet ... block it first to help it retain its shape as you wear it. (You don't want to end up with droopy sleeves or curled up hems later on!)

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Choose and use the best cast-ons and bind-offs for every knitting need. Start and finish all your knitting with a look you love and the perfect amount of stretch.
Aurora Sisneros
Aurora Sisneros
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Create knits that look incredibly professional! Learn the best ways to troubleshoot missed stitches, fix holes and gaps, make savvy yarn substitutions and more.
Anne Hanson
Anne Hanson
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Expand your project possibilities with more than 25 cast-ons and bind-offs! Learn beautiful variations for standard, stretchy and decorative effects.
Vicki Square
Vicki Square
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Finish any hand-knitting project with finesse. Learn the best techniques for edge finishes, weaving in ends, blocking, seaming, button and neck bands, zippers, hemming and more.
Anne Hanson
Anne Hanson
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Finish every project cleanly and confidently! Learn basic finishing skills that bring out the best in your knitting, from seaming to blocking and beyond.
Chris Bylsma
Chris Bylsma
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Blocking is the easiest, fastest way to take your knitting to the next level. Finish knitting projects so that they look, fit and feel as wonderful as you imagined.
Kate Atherley
Kate Atherley
hands holding red knitting with blue Kitchener stitch
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Ever wonder how knitters take two pieces of knitting and seamlessly combine them into one continuous section? It’s not magic! It’s called the Kitchener stitch.
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Live life on the edge with designer and lifelong knitter Anne Hanson as she teaches you how to incorporate beautiful finishes on your hand-knit garments.
Anne Hanson
Anne Hanson
  • Tell those wrinkles to take a hike! Soak Flatter Spray is an effective smoothing spray that will leave your fabric sleek, silky-soft and static-free. Made with plant derivatives and renewable materials, and available in fragrance-free options, this spray is just what the doctor ordered to keep both your skin and the environment happy.
  • Embellish bags, sweaters, hats and more with eye-catching pom-poms! With Craftsy's Pom-Pom Makers, there’s no need to cut out cardboard rings. Just use your handy new tool to create an eye-catching pom-pom in minutes.
  • In Blocking Handknits with Kate Atherley, students learn the best techniques and benefits to blocking. Kate demystifies the process, providing time saving tips and tricks to make blocking and pinning a simple and effective endeavor. This same Soak Phil Wash Basin Kit featured in Blocking Handknits offers everything you need to launder your blocked and knitted creations, keep them fresh, clean, and full of life! A laundering and soaking solution for all of your delicate creations. The Phil Basin Kit from Soak Wash contains a flexible basin for washing, soaking, or dyeing and gentle wash soap for your hand washing needs. Includes a 4 pack sample of Aquae, Celebration, Scentless, and Lacey fragrances as well as a 12oz bottle of the Lacey fragrance. Easily hand launder your beautiful garments and accessories with this Soak Wash Kit.
  • Hooking thread has never been easier than it will be with the bent-tip design of Clover Tapestry Needles! Thicker at the top, they're built to prevent your strands from rubbing, snagging or breaking. Plus, with your included case, enjoy a convenient experience when storing or on the go.
  • Remember when you were a kid and you would sift through your mom’s box of buttons to find the most beautiful ones? These are those buttons. These ¾” classic 2-hole buttons are made from real mother of pearl, so they’re sure to add some shine to any project.
  • Pillows, toys and crafts will be fluffy forever when you stuff them with Fairfield Poly-fil Stuffing! This high-quality fiberfill will maintain its shape through countless washings, is non-allergenic and won't bunch.
  • Essentials for long-lasting knits.
  • Your friend for a quick fix! Clover Chibi with Darning Needles is a go-to for fixing holes, weaving in ends and seaming projects, featuring a three-needle set including numbers 13, 17 and 20. Your set also includes a handy, needle-shaped case, so you can stash your new tools with both practicality and style.
  • Have a block party! Clover Fork Blocking Pins make it easy to securely pin your projects, so you can get the finish you want. With forty in each pack, you’ll have no shortage of pins at your disposal.
  • Wash away those fiber-care troubles! The Soak Phil Basin is your new best friend for taking care of hand-washables. Featuring beveled edges for easy pouring, these bright basins are perfect for soaking delicate lace knits and beyond. Plus, it's perfect for hand-dyeing your fabulous fibers!
Maker Projects
Everyone knows the best projects are the ones you make yourself. Get inspired by your fellow crafters and find your next creation!
Jackie C
Jackie C
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