Fixing Mistakes Archive

How to Knit Backwards

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit backwards. If you prefer not to use the purl stitch or if you are working a pattern that requires a lot of turning your work this technique will help you to remedy those problems. Knitting backwards is knitting from …

How to Knit: Ripping Back Stitches (Frogging)

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to rip back your stitches, or frog your project. Some times mistakes are made that can not be fixed without ripping out your stitches to that point in the project. This video shows a trick for doing this without risking ripping …

How to Knit: Untwisting Stitches

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to untwist your stitches. Sometimes you stitches can become twisted, often after placing your work back on the needles from being dropped or ripping back. This can make working the stitches a little difficult and may even disrupt your pattern. Luckily …

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, …

How to Knit Picking Up a Dropped Knit Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to pick up a dropped knit stitch. Sometimes a stitch accidentally fall off a needle when knitting and becomes undone. This technique will show you how to properly replace the stitch on your needle, no crying necessary.

How to Knit Picking Up a Dropped Stitch Purlwise

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to pick up a dropped purl stitch. Sometimes a stitch accidentally fall off a needle when knitting and becomes undone. This technique will show you how to properly replace the stitch on your needle, no crying necessary.

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Knitting Techniques

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