Tag: shaping

The Wrap and Turn Short Row Stitch

The wrap and turn short row is used to shape your work without using decreases or increases. It is achieved by stopping in the middle of the row, turning your work, and knitting the other direction.

The Basic Increase for Crochet (INC)

When you are crocheting and need to add stitches to your work, you will need to work an increase. Increasing is a method of shaping your work. By working multiple stitches into the same stitch you can make your work bigger in certain spots. This is useful for things like …

The Invisible Double Crochet Decrease

The Invisible Double Crochet Decrease is a method of removing stitches to shape your fabric. This decrease is special because it makes those decreases almost invisible by cutting out stitches without gaps.

The Invisible Single Crochet Decrease

The Invisible Single Crochet Decrease is a method of removing stitches to shape your fabric without gaps. This is particularly helpful for items like amigurumi toys, where you need the stitches to be very tight and close together so that no stuffing comes out.

The Alternative Slip Slip Knit (SSK) Decrease

The Alternative Slip Slip Knit Decrease is a variation of the Slip Slip Knit decrease. It's a method of removing stitches from your work to shape your work. This method makes a left leaning decrease, and is a mirror of the Knit Two Together decrease. The Alternative SSK modifies the …

How to Knit The Slip Slip Knit (SSK) Decrease

This video will help you learn how to knit the slip slip knit (ssk) decrease. This technique is used to remove stitches from your knitting and help shape your work. You will need to know how to decrease in order to knit hats, sweaters, and some mittens and gloves.

How to Knit The Slip Slip Knit (SSK) Decrease

This video will help you learn how to knit the slip slip knit (ssk) decrease. This technique is used to remove stitches from your knitting and help shape your work. You will need to know how to decrease in order to knit hats, sweaters, and some mittens and gloves.

How to Knit The Knit Two Together Decrease (k2tog)

This video will help you learn how to knit the knit two together decrease. This technique is used to remove stitches from your knitting and help shape your work. You will need to know how to decrease in order to knit hats, sweaters, and some mittens and gloves. This particular …

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