The Ultimate Guide to Knitting Stitch Dictionaries

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 …

How to Knit the Slip Stitch

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.

Drop Stitch

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.

How to Knit the Mattress Stitch

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.

How to Knit Recognizing a Knit Stitch and Purl Stitch

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 …

How to Knit Backward (Tinking)

Example of Tinking This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit backwards or "tink". Tinking is the process of un-knitting your work. You would do this if you made a mistake somewhere in your row, …

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