Sweater Knitting Challenge: Day 2 – Gauge

It’s day 2 of our 30 Day Sweater Knitting Challenge, and today we’ll be talking about gauge AND yarn choice. These are probably two of the biggest factors for sweater knitting success and not enough time is spent on them. That’s why we’re taking a whole day to focus on …

The Make One Left Increase (M1L)

The Make One Left Increase (M1L) is the complement to the Make One Right Increase (M1R). It is used to add stitches to your knitting and can be used any time a pattern calls for a Make One (M1) Increase. It is a mostly invisible increase that is clean and …

The Linked Treble Crochet Stitch (LTR)

The Linked Treble Crochet Stitch is a variation of the treble crochet stitch. It creates a much closer and tighter fabric than the traditional treble crochet. It has the same height of the traditional stitch, but it results in a much denser fabric. This makes this stitch great for projects …

The Make One Right (M1R) Increase

The Make One Right Increase (M1R) technique is used to add stitches to your knitting and can be used any time a pattern calls for a Make One (M1) Increase. It is an almost invisible increase that is clean and tight. This particular increase creates a left leaning stitch.This technique …

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