Looking for a simple way to add intriguing texture to your knitted pieces? This variation of the traditional seed stitch creates larger “seeds” by stacking knit and purl stitches. It might sound complicated, but we promise it’s simple to master! Before you begin, just make sure you cast on an even number of stitches in multiples of 4 to create a beautiful project rich with texture.Read More
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With MC, work to the stitch where to insert the Bobble.
Insert left needle under the yarn between last worked stitch and the one to be worked from front to back (as it to M1L).
With the yarn used for the Bobble, k1 in the backloop, leaving the stitch on needle.
Make a yarn over.
Knit 1 more stitchRead More
This is a method for joining a knitted hem that resuslts in a completely invisible finish. The process is very similar to Kitchener stitch, but not identical since you have only one row of live stitches to join to a row of purl bumps inside the knitted fabric.
Pass tapestry needle through the first stitch ofRead More
When knitting motifs/doilies most of the time you do not bind them off as you normally do. As regular bind off does not produce a beautiful finished edge. Most instructions call for finishing the item with a crochet hook. For knitters who know how to crochet that is not a problem. However, if you doRead More
If you’ve been knitting for more than a few days, you’ve probably seen the abbreviations “M1L” and “M1R” pop up in the patterns you’ve been perusing. As you may know already, these techniques are two of countless types of increases you can use in your knitting. For each instance, you create a new stitch inRead More
With the right side of the two pieces facing each other, and the needles parallel, insert a third needle knitwise into the first stitch of each needle. Wrap the yarn around the needle as if to knit.Read More
Knit two stitches. Insert the left needle into the first stitch on the right needle…Read More
Hold the working needle in your right hand and the needle with the stitches in your left. The yarn is held and worked with your right hand and is kept to the front of the work…Read More
Hold the needle with the cast-on stitches in your left hand and the other needle in your right. Wrap the yarn around your fingers…Read More
Cast on two stitches using the knitted cast-on method. Insert the right needle between the two stitches on the left needle…Read More