Skip to content


  1. Judi Wurdock
    February 22, 2021 @ 5:43 am

    Does this method work for acrylic yarn?

    • Alexa Ludeman
      February 22, 2021 @ 12:45 pm

      Hi Judi – It should work for all yarns.

  2. Let’s Knit a Northward Hat | Tin Can Knits
    November 5, 2020 @ 1:32 pm

    […] finishing, break yarn, draw through the remaining live stitches, and pull to close top of hat. Weave in the ends and wet-block your hat. Attach a fabulous pom pom if you like. Put on your beanie, and you are […]

  3. Chris
    September 24, 2020 @ 12:00 pm

    I love your light flex sweater and your flex sweater however I’m actually going to start the flex sweater for a female friend as soon as I hear back from you. The question I have for you is ML mean medium ladies and or what does the M stand for? I’m thinking the M means medium size for men but I maybe wrong


    • Alexa Ludeman
      September 25, 2020 @ 10:17 am

      Hi Chris – It’s Medium-Large, as in between the medium and large size

  4. Love Note Sweater: Finishing (6/6) | Tin Can Knits
    June 18, 2020 @ 6:00 am

    […] round, and then decrease more or fewer stitches before working the neckline ribbing and bind-off. Weave in all the ends once any required fit adjustments have been […]

  5. My Modified Marshland Sweater | Pattern and Branch
    March 20, 2020 @ 5:05 am

    […] that, I just had to block it (which I did in the washing machine using this tutorial) and weave in my millions of ends.  It was finished a few days later!  And I love […]

  6. Bounce Blanket – Knits from a Small Island
    May 28, 2018 @ 2:13 am

    […] Knits Modifications – none! Sewing in the ends – use your favourite method, mine is this one from Tin Can Knits (obviously) Difficulty level – intermediate given it involves some lace […]

  7. Hue Shift Afghan – Knits from a Small Island
    May 5, 2018 @ 5:30 am

    […] having to do all the seaming at the end in my humble opinion. My favourite end weaving in method is this one from Tin Can […]

  8. Susan Stessin
    December 31, 2017 @ 5:01 am

    You are wonderful!

  9. Let’s Knit some super simple mittens | Tin Can Knits
    December 1, 2016 @ 9:00 am

    […] Weave in your ends and block your mittens. You are ready to wear them out! […]

  10. Denise Whittle
    May 3, 2016 @ 3:00 pm

    Your tutorials are very helpful! Thanks.

  11. How to Bind Off | Tin Can Knits
    November 17, 2015 @ 10:57 am

    […] But now that I’ve bound off, what do I do with the yarn ends?  Check out this tutorial. […]

  12. Diane Therrien
    November 14, 2015 @ 8:35 am

    The best tutorials. Thank you.

  13. Joining a ball | Tin Can Knits
    April 2, 2015 @ 1:56 am

    […] I sometimes tie the two tails together in a loose knot so they won’t unravel or get in my way. When I am finished with the item I can undo this knot to weave in the ends. […]

  14. Katie Williamson
    March 18, 2015 @ 1:34 pm

    Question about step three . . . I am not quite sure I understand. Do I split the tail yarn and weave it in separately? Or do I go through the yarn that is in the project, going through the middle of it?

    • alexaludeman
      March 20, 2015 @ 2:31 pm

      Right through the middle of the yarn that is in the project

  15. Let’s Knit a Sweater | Tin Can Knits
    September 7, 2014 @ 9:37 pm

    […] a sweater can be the most important part. Block your sweater and weave in your ends. There will be a small hole at the underarm, use your tail to sew that […]

  16. Free pattern Friday: Oats | espacetricot
    August 30, 2013 @ 7:58 am

    […] How to Knit (video), How to Purl (video), How to Bind Off (Video), How to Knit Your First Scarf, How to Weave in Ends, Basic […]

  17. littleblackdogsa
    July 30, 2013 @ 12:35 am

    Loved it, thank you, I keep learning.