Learn where you can get your hands (and needles) on the new Intarsia Flower Pillow knitting pattern, featuring intarsia colorwork, a combination of knit and purl stitches, and seaming with mattress stitch.
Learn how to knit a right lifted increase (RLI) and left lifted increase (LLI) in knitting, and why you might want to use them instead of a make 1 right (M1R) or make 1 left (M1L), depending on what you’re knitting. Video tutorial and photo tutorial included.
Coming this October: A knit along (KAL) featuring Heidi Gustad’s pattern from the new ‘Disney Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas: The Official Knitting Guide to Halloween Town and Christmas Town’
Check out two newly published books for knitters and enter to win a copy of each! A picture book about a child learning to knit for her grandmother and a new knitting pattern book all about mosaic knitting are featured.
Learn about the magic loop method for knitting in the round. Using the magic loop allows knitters to work in the round with a single, long circular needle at a range of circumferences. This post features a video tutorial as well as information explaining the technique, how and why to use it, and when it came to be.
Sweater knitters, listen up! Learn how to knit a buttonhole over the course of a single row of knitting, a.k.a. a one-row buttonhole. In this technique, a combination of binding off and casting on stitches on opposite sides of the work creates a symmetrical, stretchy buttonhole.
Join two pieces of garter stitch knitting invisibly with the kitchener stitch. Learn how to work garter kitchener stitch with video.
Learn how to do Norwegian purl to help improve your continental knitting tension with this quick tutorial. (Includes photo, video and animated GIF tutorials.)
Learn the differences between picking and throwing style knitting.