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

Knitted Cast On

The knitted cast on: easy and versatile If you could only learn one cast on the knitted cast on would be a good choice! I like that the knitted cast on is a versatile one. It works great for starting a new project as well as for adding more stitches in the middle of a … Read more

How to: Pick up a Dropped Stitch

How to pick up a dropped stitch Have you discovered a long tear in your knitting? Like a yarn ladder? Then you have dropped a stitch. Dropped stitches are unfortunate but they do happen now and then. I guess you may have lost one recently as you’re here reading this post 🙂 I use 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