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Knitting Venus 2
Running Time: 3 hours 5 minutes (Yes, really!)

Introduction

Waste Yarn Openings
Introduction to waste yarn openings
The Australian cousins
Setting in the waste yarn on a knit row
Setting in the waste yarn on a purl row
Making the opening (daringly)
Making the opening (cautiously)
Opening for a thumb or heel
Opening and knitting up stitches for a thumb
Fixing an accidental waste yarn opening
Two colours across an opening?
A reducing opening
An expanding opening
Emperor's fabric preparation
Opening the holes
Securing the holes
Setting in waste yarn for front and neck
Opening the front and back waste yarns
Opening and knitting up the back neck
Waste yarn grafted side seam
Removing the waste yarns

Scallop Holes
The anatomy of a scallop
The multi-stitch increase KW
The multi-stitch increase PW
Scallops on the cast-on edge
Scallops on the bound-off edge
Scallops mid-row
Aligning scallops and counting stitches


Double Start Cast On Methods
The functions of double start cast-ons
Tubular in the round with PCCO and loose purl
Tubular flat with PCCO and loose knit
Tubular flat with PCCO and loose purl
Two colour tubular cast-on onto one needle
Two colour tubular into double knitting
Tubular onto one needle - flat beginning with a knit (one colour)
Moving into rib
Tubular onto one needle - flat beginning with a purl (one colour)
The first couple of rows
Tubular onto two needles one colour
Tubular one colour non-seam side
Integrating the sleeve
Tubular onto two needles to start reverse stocking stitch DK with two colours
One-needle tubular on circular needles
Figure of eight cast-on
Over a thin strand
Reverse stocking stitch tubes in DK
Two colour, two needle tubular
Using the two needle edge to start reverse stocking stitch DK
Two colour, two needle tubular on dpns
Two colour, two circular needles
Tubular Cast-on

Venus Rising Cardigan Details
An overview of the cardigan
Working the back neck of Venus
Four stitch knit decrease
Four stitch knit decrease in detail
Four stitch purl decrease
Four stitch purl decrease in detail
What's next
Working the front band
Neatening
Side seam 2: Grafting stitches top to top
Opening Venus Rising