These advanced cast ons involve a little bit more of a song and dance to accomplish, but they allow you to do things like achieve a gorgeous & reversible edge, access your cast on stitches to use later, and make a cast on edge that stretches like no other.
A close look at two different long tail cast ons, the regular Long Tail Cast On and the German Twisted Cast On.
It’s a new year, so let’s start things off by taking a close look at different knitting cast ons. In this post, you’ll learn everything you need to know to master slip knots, the Knitted Cast On, and the Cable Cast On in knitting.
Cables, crosses, crossed stitches – whatever you call them, crossed stitches are an important part of every knitter’s repertoire. Whether you’re looking to learn how to knit crossed stitches for the first time or you’re here to learn about new combinations of crossing knit and purl stitches in your work (can you say 2/1 LPC?), these tutorials have got you covered.
Learn 4 knitting increases and decreases using easy-to-follow video tutorials. Up your knitting game & level up your lacework with double increases and decreases, including: incto3, sk2p2, k3tog, & p3tog. Central double increases & decreases might sound intimidating, but they’re pretty & really useful in lace knitting.
Learn the best tips for getting perfect tassels every time. Tassels are the fun part of yarn crafting – you don’t have to count stitches or take yourself too seriously when you make them. They can show off your yarn in different ways than standard patterns may allow, which can be really refreshing!
Veil stitch is a nice alternative to drop stitch that involves some specific wrapping to accomplish. Master this unique stitch with an easy-to-follow video tutorial in this post.
Learn how to pick up stitches with an easy video tutorial showing you how to pick up and knit stitches in a selvage edge.
There’s more than one way to bind off a knitting project. For some this may come as a shock. :) I mean, I use the same classic bind off a good 85% of the time, but sometimes projects need a little extra something to help the finishing look just right. Enter, the collar bind off.