Category: Knitting Techniques

The Keyhole Button Hole

The keyhole button hole is a technique to create a small button hole in your fabric. It's quick and easy to knit and is perfect for placing a button hole between ribbing.

How to Knit Backwards

Knitting backwards is knitting from the left to right (right to left for left handers) and can be substituted for a purl row in stockinette, allowing you to never turn your work.

The One Row Button Hole

The one row button hole technique creates a durable and firm knitted 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 button holes. Another advantage of this technique is it will not …

The Russian Bind Off

The Russian Bind Off is an efficient way of finishing your knitting fabric. Instead of passing stitches over each other, this cast off technique knits the stitches together, making it quick and easy.

The German Twisted Cast On

The German Twisted Cast On is a variation of the Long Tail Cast On. It is sometimes known as the Old Norwegian Cast On. By adding an extra twist while casting on, this method gives a little more stretch to your edging. It is also a deeper cast on making …

The I-Cord Cast On

The I-cord cast on is a way of creating a nice clean edge. It makes a nice creates a tube like the I-cord, and makes a very great finished piece.

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 …

The Emily Ocker Cast On

The Emily Ocker Cast On is a great way to start your knitting from the center. This can be useful when doing shawls and blankets, or hats and even toe-up socks! One of the best things about this technique is how you pull your work together with the slip knot …

Crochet Stitches

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Crochet Techniques

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Knitting Stitches

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Knitting Techniques

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