Knitting Techniques

We are constantly publishing new articles that are designed to help you become a better knitter. Below are our most recent posts related to knitting techniques. Happy knitting!

3 Free, Simple Lace Patterns for Beginners

Lace knitting is a must-know and popular technique for all knitters, but learning how to knit lace can sometimes be intimidating. That’s why the knitting experts at Interweave compiled this FREE eBook filled with 3 simple lace patterns including a knitted shell, wrap, and an elegant pillow trim. You’ll be a lace-knitting master in no-time! […]

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If you’ve been searching for the best cast-on knitting and bind-off knitting guide, then you have to see this FREE, exclusive infographic that contains different types of cast-ons and bind-offs. Choosing the right knitting technique can enhance the success of a project. For example, you might want more flexible cast-on for a pullover sweater, the […]

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Knitting and crochet are sisters who share a rich history. From knitted buntings to crocheted lace collars, these two crafts have been providing beauty, pride—and even a livelihood—for hundreds of years. To celebrate this history, I’ve pulled together five patterns that use knitting and crochet to achieve beauty, style, and even a little whimsy, in […]

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Anyone can learn to knit. Most people learn the knit stitch first, and then the purl stitch. Then they might learn how to cast on and bind off, increase and decrease, cable and seed stitch, and other types of knitting techniques and stitches. All of these things are knitting techniques, and knitters are constantly learning. […]

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I started knitting circular objects—socks, gloves, mittens, hats, sleeves, and so on—on double-pointed needles (DPNs). While I enjoyed knitting the patterns, I didn’t particularly like the finished object; I always ended up with ladders where I switched from one needle to the next. I guess I wasn’t knitting those stitches tight enough, but as much […]

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Casting on and binding off are two skills that are essential for knitters to know. In our new eBook, The Essentials of Casting-on and Binding-Off: How to Cast-On and Bind-Off Knitting, we provide you with a bundle of bind-off and cast-on knitting instructions! If you’ve ever needed to know how to cast on or bind […]

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There are many ways to add color to your knitting, from using multicolored yarn to a variety of multi-stranded techniques. Multicolored yarn and knitting stripes are wonderful techniques to begin with, but if you are ready to take color to the next level, you’ve come to the right place. With this free color knitting collection, […]

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