Stitch dictionary's are the foundation of a good knitting library. They allow you to make sampler afghans, add details to simple patterns, or inspire new designs altogether. Most knitwear designers use them as starting points for new garments. They are essential if you want to increase your knitting vocabulary and …
This knitting video tutorial will help you learn a tip for tracking your knitting needle size when you set aside a project. By tying small knots in your long tail in a number corresponding to your needles size you can easily remember what needles you were using.
This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the slip stitch. This technique is generally used for decreases where the slipped stitch is passed over another stitch. It can be used for a decorative effect where the yarn is wrapped over the slipped stitch, creating a bar.
The Snowflake Lace Stitch is a beautiful lace pattern that creates a snowflake-like motif through strategically placed holes in your knitting. This is great for a decorative edge in a shawl or even knitted up as a scarf.
The Drop Stitch technique uses additional wraps around your working needle while knitting to create elongates stitches. Also called the Elongated Stitch, the effect is an airy and light open fabric with very nice drape. It’s a great way to introduce beginners to lace.
This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the mattress stitch. This technique is used to graft or seam two pieces of knitted fabric together. It generally leaves an invisible seam when joining stockinette.
This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to recognize a knit stitch and a purl stitch. As a beginning knitter you may have trouble telling the different between a knit stitch and a purl stitch. This can cause problems when knitting stockinette or rib patterns. By being able …