Tips and Tutorials

Learn how to knit with these handy tips and step-by-step tutorials.

How to: Judy’s Magic Cast On

Looking for a cleaner way to start your sock projects? Judy’s Magic Cast-On method is just what you need. Developed by Judy Becker to create a seamless join for toe-up sock patterns, this cast-on technique also works well for knitted toys — or anything you’d like to knit in the round without creating a visible seam. Give it a try on your next sock project!

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How to Knit the Double Seed Stitch

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.

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