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 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.
The Indian Cross Stitch is a beautiful way to change up your knitting, and it’s a stitch you don’t come across all that often. Formed by knitting elongated stitches out of order, the Indian Cross Stitch provides a particularly unique and beautiful addition to your knitting.
In this year’s reader survey, you might remember I had a lot of questions about your thoughts on knitting and crochet video tutorials. An overwhelming number of you (77%) said you’d love to see them, so I’m happy to say I’ve got TWO videos to launch the renewed Hands Occupied YouTube channel. The videos show you how to make a long tail tubular cast on for a knitting project. The first video in this post shows how to do it right handed, and the second video shows the leftie version.