Category: Stitchionary

The Russian Stitch

The Russian stitch is a mosaic colorwork pattern. It creates a fabric of zig zagging columns of contrasting color. Using only one color at a time and slipped stitches, this bold graphic design is easy to make.

The Open Cable Stitch

The Open Cable Stitchis a cable is a non-crossing cable that creates a strong column look. The open cable stitch would be great for cabled sweaters, scarves, headbands and accessories!

The Deep Waffle Stitch

The deep waffle stitch uses mock cables to create lattice pattern with heavy texture. The resulting fabric has a diagonal waffle look with deep recesses. This all-over pattern is great for bulky scarves, blankets, or even hats.

The Bead Stitch

The bead stitch is a lace knitting pattern with a unique texture. It creates an interesting fabric of interwoven segments with an organic feel. These segments are reminiscent of strands of beads or links in a watch chain.

The Medallion Rib Stitch

The medallion rib stitch consists of horizontal welts bordered by cabled columns. The resulting fabric looks like fancy ladders line up next to each other.

The Banded Basket Stitch

The banded basket stitch is a knitting pattern which creates a woven looking fabric. The basketweave pattern has one column of thin stitches, and one almost double its width. This is a simple, reversible, all-over knitting stitch, and it's graphic lines are aesthetically pleasing on larger projects.

The Left Twist Stitch

The left twist stitch is a mock cable. By knitting stitches out of order, a twist can be created in the fabric. It's more efficient than a 1/1 Cable Left or Cable 2 Forward and can be used in place of those stitches.

Crochet Stitches

Bobbles & Puffs Chevrons & Ripples Colorwork Edgings Lace & Shells Squares & Motifs Textured & Plain Tunisian Crochet

Crochet Techniques

Abbreviations Foundation Chains Seaming Shaping Tips & Tricks

Knitting Stitches

Cables & Arans Colorwork Edgings Knits & Purls Lace & Eyelets Ribbing Shapes & Motifs Slipped Stitches

Knitting Techniques

Abbreviations Bind Offs Cast Ons Finishing Techniques Fixing Mistakes Shaping Tips & Tricks