Knitting Garter Stitch Stripes

Tips for knitting stripes in garter stitch In this post, we’re taking a closer look at knitting stripes in garter stitch. I just love knitting garter stitch! It’s so relaxing and the garter stitch fabric is so soft and cuddly. I use it for scarfs, blankets, shawls, washcloths… Add some stripes and it becomes even … Read more

Knit Below

Technique: how to knit into the rows below Learn how to use the Knit Below technique with slow and clear video and written instructions. This knitting technique appears in written knitting patterns in abbreviations like K1B. K1B stands for knit one below, meaning “knit one in the row below”. It’s also common to knit in … Read more

Marling

Double stranded knitting with two colors: Marling If you have mastered casting on stitches, making knit stitches, and binding off you’re ready for marling! And if you haven’t yet learned those things it’s time to let this fun technique inspire you. These are the blog posts (with videos) you need to get going 🙂 Long … Read more

Russian Join

How to make a secure and slick join Russian join is a technique for joining two strands of yarn before knitting them instead of weaving in the ends afterward. And the best thing is that’s it’s secure and almost invisible! I know many knitters and crocheters dislike to weave in the ends after knitting a … Read more

Fix a loose knitting stitch

Loose knitting stitches and what to do about them Sometimes one or two knitting stitches get a little (or sometimes much!) too loose and it may feel a bit challenging when it happens… but do not despair! Enlarged knitting stitches happen and are easy to fix! A loose knitting stitch is caused by too much … Read more