Finishing Techniques Archive

How to Knit the One Row Button Hole

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the one row button hole. This technique creates a durable and firm button hole that will stand up to a lot of abuse. It has a nice finished edge but it a little more complicated than other types of …

How to Knit an I-Cord

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit an I-Cord. This technique is used to create knitted ropes or circular pieces of fabric that can be used as accents on hats, as fringe, as a finished edge, or as handles on a purse or bag.

How to Knit: Weaving in Ends

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to weave in your ends. To properly finish your project you must get rid of those pesky yarn tails at the beginning, end, and anywhere you added a new ball of yarn or color. This technique will help you invisibly secure …

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 Grafting Garter Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to graft two pieces of garter stitch together. The most common way to seam two pieces of knitted fabric together is the mattress stitch, but it doesn't work very well for garter stitch. This method creates an almost invisible seam for …

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