How to Knit: Beginning a Row with a Yarn Over

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to start a row with a yarn over. This technique is sometimes used in lace patterns to create an eyelet at the beginning of a row. It can be a little confusing but really is pretty simple.

The Purl Ridge Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #35

The Purl Ridge Stitch pattern consists of alternating bands of stockinette stitch with a row of purl stitches, creating a textured ridge pattern. In this example we use three rows of stockinette stitch between each ridge. To most easily adapt the pattern use odd repeats of stockinette such as 5, …

7 Great Books on Knitting for Men

Knitting for men is often a challenge. Not only are their garments bigger, but they have different taste in yarns and color. This sometimes translates into men getting knitted gifts that they never wear and leaving knitters discouraged or afraid to knit for their guy.

The Raspberry Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #34

The Raspberry Stitch pattern is a textured bobble stitch with staggered bunches of stitches that resemble a raspberry bush. Also called the Trinity Stitch or Blackberry Stitch, it’s a great way to add dimension to blankets, scarves, washcloths or pillows.

The Moss Stitch

The Moss Stitch pattern is similar to the seed stitch in that it alternates between k1 and p1 on different rows. However in this pattern you repeat the row twice before switching, giving your work a different texture that is great for wash cloths, scarves, and hats.

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