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!

So far in our series on grafting lace edgings, we’ve covered how to create: A picot selvedge A slip stitch selvedge at the beginning of a row Twisted stitches Yarnovers Single and double decreases The fourth edging in our series is another garter-stitch-based edging with yarnovers and decreases worked only on right-side rows. In addition […]

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I’ve been working on finishing my Kayleen Pullover, and last week I had a disaster of epic proportions: My needle slid out of the first stitch, and it raveled down several rows. This type of dropped stitch has never happened to me before, so I wasn’t sure what to do with all of those loops […]

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What makes a project easy or hard? If you ask a thousand knitters, you’ll get a thousand different answers. For me, easy knitting projects that sound like a piece of cake are often the most challenging to finish, but “difficult” projects zoom by! Things that sound like they should be easy, but aren’t? Stockinette-stitch baby […]

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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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Cast-On & Bind-Off Knitting Infographic

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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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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