Category: Stitchionary

The Crochet Cast On

The crochet cast on is a method for attaching your yarn to your knitting needle at the beginning of a project. This technique uses a crochet hook to place stitches on your knitting needle. The resulting edge will mirror most regular bind off edges.

How to Knit the Scallop Edging

The scallop edging stitch is lace border with an angular scalloped design. The diamond like motifs consist of V like eyelet patterns, which are repeated to create the scallop edge.

The Vandyke Lace Panel Stitch

They Vandyke Lace Panel is a traditional knitting pattern consisting of a column of lace V's. These V's are made using a repeating pattern of staggered eyelets stacked on top of each other.

The Double Snakey Cable Stitch

The double snakey cable stitch creates a double wave design. This knitted cable panel consists of what looks like two layers of fabric, with touching cable waves on top, and an opposite cable on the bottom. The effect is a nice accent detail which can be used in everything from …

The Double Basketweave Stitch

The Double Basketweave Stitch is a really simple knit and purl stitch which creates an intricate looking woven design. While more involved than similar basketweave fabrics, this pattern is still constructed from basic stitches.

The Rick Rib Stitch

The Rick Rib is a classic lace openwork stitch. It creates a mesh lattice with a beautiful diagonal criss-cross pattern. It's light and delicate, extremely stretchy, and reversible.

The Woven Cable Stitch

The Woven Cable Stitch pattern creates a tight, dense fabric with a woven basketweave look. The effect is created by combining 2/2 Right and Left Crosses on offset rows. This makes the pattern appear to weave in and out for a very pleasant effect.

The Caterpillar Stitch

The caterpillar stitch is a simple knit and purl pattern that creates a fabric with short diagonal lines. This subtle texture looks like little caterpillars working their way across the fabric.

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