Author: Johnny Vasquez

The Alternative Slip Slip Knit (SSK) Decrease

The Alternative Slip Slip Knit Decrease is a variation of the Slip Slip Knit decrease. It's a method of removing stitches from your work to shape your work. This method makes a left leaning decrease, and is a mirror of the Knit Two Together decrease. The Alternative SSK modifies the …

How to Knit the Slip Knit Pass Decrease (SKP)

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the slip knit pass decrease. Decreasing is a method of removing stitchesThe slip knit pass decrease (skp) is identical to the slip slip knit (ssk) decrease, which is a left leaning decrease. It compliments the knit two together decrease …

Emily Ocker’s Cast On :: Cast On #6

Emily Ocker's Cast On is a great way to start your knitting from the center. This can be useful when doing shawls and blankets, or hats and even toe-up socks! One of the best things about this technique is how you pull your work together with the slip knot you …

The Crochet Magic Circle Ring

This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the magic circle. This technique is used to begin patterns that start in the center of the project. The magic circle is great for amigurumi, flowers, and shawls from the center and hats!

The Decrease Bind Off :: Bind Off #6

The Decrease Bind Off is a method of finishing. This is one of the quickest and simplest methods of binding off, and gives your knitting a handsome and firm edging with little stretch. This decorative bind off is great for pocket edges and other places you want a more stylish …

The Chainless Starting Treble Crochet

When you begin the new row of a pattern, you most often start the row with a series of chain stitches. This often counts as your first double crochet in the row. The problem with this method is that you can get a gap at the beginning of the row. …

The German Twisted Cast On :: Cast On #5

The German Twisted Cast On is a variation of the Long Tail Cast On. It is sometimes known as the Old Norwegian Cast On. By adding an extra twist while casting on, this method gives a little more stretch to your edging. It is also a deeper cast on making …

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