Author: Johnny Vasquez

The Floating Snake Cable Stitch

The floating snake cable stitch creates a fabric with delicate ribs, punctuated by vertical zig zag cables. These cables are bordered by columns of twisted stockinette that provide a braided accent.

The Swag Stitch

The swag stitch creates a textured fabric with rows of horizontal bars. This unique stitch pattern is made using simple slip stitches.

The Russian Bind Off

The Russian Bind Off is an efficient way of finishing your knitting fabric. Instead of passing stitches over each other, this cast off technique knits the stitches together, making it quick and easy.

The German Twisted Cast On

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 Slipstitch Crosses Stitch

The Slip Stitch Crosses Stitch is a pretty color work stitch that combines both slipped stitches and cables to get its undulating pattern on the fabric’s surface. The all-over pattern that it creates would work nicely for a bag, mittens, or a hat.

The Purse Lace Stitch

The Purse Lace Stitch is a simple lace pattern with strong vertical lines. It is great for large pieces of fabric like afghans and pillows, or scarves.

Chevron Rib Stitch

The chevron rib stitch creates a knitted fabric with zig zag chevrons using only knits and purls. This textured pattern is great for scarves and blankets.

The I-Cord Cast On

The I-cord cast on is a way of creating a nice clean edge. It makes a nice creates a tube like the I-cord, and makes a very great finished piece.

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 Slipped Stitches

Knitting Techniques

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