Category: Knitting Techniques

The Decrease Bind Off

The Decrease Bind Off is a method of finishing. This is one of the quickest and simplest methods of binding off, and gives your knitting a handsome and firm edging with little stretch. This decorative bind off is great for pocket edges and other places you want a more stylish …

How to Knit I-Cord

The I-Cord is a unique technique for creating knitted tubes. They can be thin or thick and are used as decoration or utility like a rope.

How to Knit the Tubular Bind Off

The tubular bind off is a sewn bind off which creates an invisible edge on 1×1 ribbing that perfectly matches the tubular cast on. The result is a clean, rolled looking edge with a professional finish.

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 Use a Lifeline

A lifeline is a piece of waste yarn that allows you to rip back your stitches when you make a mistake. Since it can be difficult to rip out stitches when making mistakes in lace knitting, a lifeline will allow you to start at the beginning of a repeat, rather …

The Wrap and Turn Short Row Stitch

The wrap and turn short row is used to shape your work without using decreases or increases. It is achieved by stopping in the middle of the row, turning your work, and knitting the other direction.

The Alternating Cable Cast On

The Alternating Cable Cast On is a version of the Cable Cast On. The advantage of Cable Cast Ons is that they create a very durable edge, which is great for edges that get a lot of wear and tear, such as sweater cuffs, collars, or the bottom edge of …

Crochet Stitches

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Crochet Techniques

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Knitting Techniques

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