Category: Knitting Techniques

The Knit Three Together Double Decrease (K3Tog)

The knit three together double decrease (k3tog) technique is used to remove two stitches at one time from your knitting and help shape your work. You will need to know how to decrease in order to knit hats, sweaters, and some mittens and gloves. This particular decrease technique has a …

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 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 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 …

The Knitted Cast On :: Cast On #4

The Knitted Cast On is a very strong cast on, suitable for garment edges and other locations with lots of wear and tear. Casting on is the way to begin any knitting project. This method is also great for the beginner knitter to learn because it the basic knit stitch …

The Russian Bind Off :: Bind Off #5

The Russian Bind Off is a way of finishing your work, securing your stitches at the end of your project so that it doesn't unravel. The difference that makes the Russian Bind Off special is that it uses a more efficient method of performing the knitted bind off, by knitting …

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