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 of
First row: K3, yo.
First row continued: K2tog.
Continue working (yo, k2tog) until 5 sts remain. Finish row one with a final yo, k2tog. Then k3.
The right side of your first row will look like this. The bottom of the swatch above features the right side of the first row as
1) Thread a darning needle with the contrasting color yarn.
Insert the darning needle from the wrong side up through bottom point of the “v” of the stitch over which you’d like the color, and pull from the skein enough yarn to complete at least this column of duplicate stitches. You can always cut and tie
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 stitch
Cluster St Pattern
Rnd 1: *K1, (k1, yo) 5 times; rep from * to end.
Rnd 2: *K1, sl 5 sts as if to purl, letting yos drop and pulling sl sts to length, sl 5 sts back to left needle, (k5togtbl, yo) twice, k5togtbl; rep from * to end.
Rnd 3: *K1, k1 into each
Holiday Bells can be knit using two strands of a DK or worsted yarn held together, or one strand of a bulky yarn. The suggested gauge of 3½ stitches to the inch can be adjusted to accommodate the yarn selected, making this a perfect pattern for using up stash yarns. Learn how to add the bells to this pillow and your future knitting designs.
Double Seed Stitch Pattern (DSS)
Rows 1-2: *K1, p1; rep from * to end.
Rows 3-4: *P1, k1; rep from * to end.
Rep Rows 1-4 for pattern.
To begin the row, knit 1 stitch. Purl the next stitch.
Repeat these two stitches across the row. At the end of the row, turn your work and repeat across, Knit 1
The smock stitch is an interesting and fun-to-learn stitch. Try out this great technique by watching this video tutorial! Then, be sure to try the Vitamin Chic Bag pattern on the next page to try out your new skills.
One of the most popular stitches in the crochet world is the Crocodile Stitch. The fun scale-like texture adds so much interest to any piece you’re working up, and until recently there hasn’t been a suitable alternative to this in the knitting world.
The knit crocodile stitch is surprisingly easy to work. A few simple stitches
There is no need to be daunted by cables – they’re very easy to make! Cables are just a combination of knits and purls that are simply worked out of sequence, typically on the right-side of rows, by repositioning a number of stitches to a cable needle, holding them in front or behind your work