Techniques

A picture can be worth a thousand words (especially when it comes to learning knitting techniques!). So I continuously create different photo and video tutorials to help you learn new techniques and gain knitting confidence. They are organized by category below, or you can type in this search box if you are looking for something specific:


Cast-Ons:

Long tail cast-on
Cable cast-on
Knitted-On Cast-On

Bind-Offs:

Bind-off
Three needle bind-off
bind-off in middle of work

Circular Knitting:

Joining to work in the round
working back and forth on circulars
Swatching in the Round

Increases:

m1-R and m1-L
kfb
yarn over when worked with purl stitches

Decreases:

k2tog and ssk
skp and sk2p

Stitch Patterns:

knit and purl
Drop stitch pattern
acorn lace stitch pattern
LT (left twist)
bamboo stitch pattern

Sweater Techniques:

Inset Pockets
Elizabeth Zimmermann phony seam technique
seaming down pocket lining
Picking up stitches
Ease in Garments
Joining Sleeves to Body
Kitchener stitch
Attaching Buttons

Colorwork:

One row stripes
carrying yarn up
Two color, two row stripes
Slip Stitch Rib Pattern

Other Techniques:

Measuring Gauge
Make a Pom-Pom
Blocking
i-cord edges
Wrap and Turn Short Rows
Lifelines
Knitted Turned Hem
Weaving in ends (with duplicate stitch)