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Emily Wessel

Hello - I'm from Vancouver Island, Canada, but I live and work in Edinburgh, Scotland. I am co-founder and designer at Tin Can Knits - www.tincanknits.com

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

    […] 1: [k6, p2tog, p2] around [45 (54, 63, 72) sts]Round 2: [k4, k2tog, p3] around [40 (48, 56, 64) sts]Round 3: [k5, p2tog, p1] around [35 (42, 49, 56) sts]Round 4: [k3, […]

  2. Let’s Knit a Cardigan | Tin Can Knits
    September 23, 2020 @ 12:12 pm

    […] round: k1, ssk, knit to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1 [2 sts dec]Knit 8 (8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 7, 6, 6, 5, 4, 3, 3, 2) rounds.Decrease round: […]

  3. Love Note Sweater: Yoke (3/6) | Tin Can Knits
    June 18, 2020 @ 6:04 am

    […] or the chart’s text instructions. This lace pattern has increases (yarn-overs) and decreases (k2tog, ssk, and sl1-k2tog-psso) on every round. Note: there are no ‘plain’ rounds in between, […]

  4. Love Note Sweater: Body and Sleeves (4/6) | Tin Can Knits
    June 18, 2020 @ 6:02 am

    […] of 8 sts for your size, then pick up 10 sts. On the very next round, work a decrease like ssk or k2tog to join the held stitches together with the picked-up underarm stitches. This helps to avoid a hole […]

  5. How to sl1-k2tog-psso – slip 1, knit 2 together, pass slipped stitch over | Tin Can Knits
    April 1, 2020 @ 1:08 pm

    […] Knit the next two stitches on the left hand needle together (k2tog), […]

  6. Let’s make a Beloved Bonnet | Tin Can Knits
    March 31, 2020 @ 10:54 pm

    […] (RS): sl2, knit to 1 st before marker, kfb, SM, kfb, knit to the ‘doubled’ stitch, work k2tog to combine the stitch with the extra loop over the needle, then k10 to end [2 sts […]

  7. ARLENE SHIPPER
    October 10, 2019 @ 8:07 pm

    Thank you! I’ve been trying the mittens with the magic loop. I like your method much better!

  8. Let’s Knit an Antler Toque | Tin Can Knits
    February 9, 2017 @ 12:43 pm

    […] decreases for this hat are fairly straight forward written out line by line. If ssk and k2tog are new to you, click the links for a detailed explanation. For the Antler Toque decreases, just […]

  9. Barbara
    December 10, 2016 @ 5:52 am

    Your tutorials are excellent and very useful and understandable. Thank you 😊

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

    […] you haven’t worked an ssk or a k2tog check out those tutorials as well. Got your last few sts? Great, almost […]

  11. Central Double Decreases: sl2-k1-p2sso and sl2tbl-p1-p2sso | Tin Can Knits
    January 21, 2016 @ 8:56 am

    […] decrease line that doesn’t slant to the left or the right, the way that the decreases k2tog, ssk, or sl1-k2tog-psso […]

  12. How to Knit Lace – an introduction to lace knitting | Tin Can Knits
    June 23, 2015 @ 12:00 am

    […] a lace chart (and follow text instructions) – how to work lace increases and decreases (yo, k2tog, ssk, sl1-k2tog-psso) – choosing needles and yarn for lace knitting – how to block lace […]

  13. One Row Buttonholes | Tin Can Knits
    April 27, 2015 @ 6:00 am

    […] 1-stitch buttonhole: This is my preferred method, it is simple and creates a small, tidy hole. To work a 1 stitch buttonhole simply work (yo, k2tog) […]

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

    […] round: k1, k2tog, knit to 3 sts before marker, ssk, […]

  15. itwasjudith
    August 17, 2013 @ 10:55 am

    thanks for the interesting free tutorials :)
    i’m knitting one of your recent patterns (lace scarf), so i got to use the all k2tog and ssk / sl1-k1-psso a lot!