Month: October 2011

How to Knit: Placing a Stitch Marker

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to place a stitch marker in your knitting. Stitch markers are used to mark the beginning of a round or a point where you want to increase or decrease. They can also be helpful with counting stitches while casting on.

How to Knit: Ripping Back Stitches (Frogging)

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to rip back your stitches, or frog your project. Some times mistakes are made that can not be fixed without ripping out your stitches to that point in the project. This video shows a trick for doing this without risking ripping …

How to Knit: Untwisting Stitches

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to untwist your stitches. Sometimes you stitches can become twisted, often after placing your work back on the needles from being dropped or ripping back. This can make working the stitches a little difficult and may even disrupt your pattern. Luckily …

The Cupido Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #20

The Cupido Stitch uses slipped stitches over a garter stitch base to create a nice textured fabric. The slipped stitches are staggered in a stair stepped arrangement which will add a lot of visual interest when used in things items like scarves or cowls and even blankets and pillows.

How to Knit: Using a Stitch Holder

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to use a stitch holder. This tool is often used to save a project for later, or setting aside some stitches during a project to be knit at another point. It can also be useful for retrieving needles that are in …

Crochet Stitches

Bobbles & Puffs Chevrons & Ripples Colorwork Edgings Lace & Shells Squares & Motifs Textured & Plain Tunisian Crochet

Crochet Techniques

Abbreviations Foundation Chains Seaming Shaping Tips & Tricks

Knitting Stitches

Cables & Arans Colorwork Edgings Knits & Purls Lace & Eyelets Ribbing Shapes & Motifs

Knitting Techniques

Abbreviations Bind Offs Cast Ons Finishing Techniques Fixing Mistakes Shaping Tips & Tricks