Category: Stitchionary

How to Pick Up and Knit Stitches

Picking up and knitting stitches is a useful skill for attaching collars, button bands, and borders to your finished projects. This tutorial will show you how to do this using two different methods.

The Eyelet Mock Cable Ribbing Stitch

The Eyelet Mock Cable Ribbing Stitch is a unique pattern that combines cabling, ribbing, and lace into one beautiful stitch. As this is a mock cable, no stitches are actually crossed. Instead the illusion of cabling is achieved through using a clever decrease. This is a relatively simple stitch to …

The Garter Rib Stitch

The Garter Rib Stitch is a ribbing pattern which consists of alternating offset rows of garter stitch. The offset is achieved by repeating a section of only knit stitches, and following it with a section of purl stitches. This is a simple pattern and great for beginning knitters.

The Cupido Stitch

The Cupido Stitch uses slipped stitches over a garter stitch base to create a nice textured fabric. The slipped stitches are staggered in a stair stepped arrangement which will add a lot of visual interest when used in things items like scarves or cowls and even blankets and pillows.

The Cable Cast On

The Cable Cast On is a technique used to draw your cast on edge in closer. It is a similar method to the Basic Knitted Cast On and creates the same type of effect. It is not used for cable knitting, but is great for keeping rib patterns from flaring …

The 3 Color Honeycomb Stitch

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the 3 color honeycomb stitch. The 3 color honeycomb stitch creates a multiple colors design. The 3 color honeycomb stitch would be great for baby blankets, blankets, and headbands!

The Chevron Lace Stitch

The Chevron Lace Stitch pattern consists of rows of diagonal stitches, separated by small open work ribs. It’s a great pattern for blankets, sleeves, and socks.

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