Tips & Tricks Archive

How to Knit the Popcorn Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the popcorn stitch. This technique is used to create bobbles, which are little clusters of stitches that can be used to provide a bumpy texture to your knitted fabric. You can space them closer or further apart or stagger …

How to Cast on in the Middle of Your Work

There are a few times you will encounter in a pattern that you will need to cast on in the middle of your work. This means you'll be adding stitches after your beginning cast on. This technique has a few applications, including making buttonholes. Knitting on the cast on, …

The Difference Between An Increase And A Yarn Over

The Problem There’s a small debate over whether or not a Yarn Over is considered an increase. This post discusses the similarities and differences between traditional knitting increases and a yarn over. Definition Of An Increase Before we can talk about what makes a Yarn Over, we first need to …

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