Knitting backward

How to knit stockinette stitch without purling? There are a lot of different techniques to try in knitting. Some you’ll love, and, some you’ll, well, not love that much … For me, it is the purl stitch. I really don’t like to purl! My purl rows always turn out a bit loose and my purling … Read more

Merino Wool

Why is merino wool the Knitters best friend? Merino wool yarn is wonderful to knit in! It’s soft and easy flowing on the needles. And it’s light and elastic and makes each stitch smooth and neat. Any stitch pattern looks stunning in a solid colored merino yarn. Merino is also a commonly used material amongst … Read more

Measure gauge in knitting

Measure gauge like a pro! Gauge, or tension, is a very important measurement in knitting. Gauge is determined by how many stitches and rows the yarn get you to 4 inch or 10 centimeters, depending on which length system you use.  Hold your measuring tape horisontal and count the stitches that fit in 4 inches/10 … Read more

Smooth stockinette stitch

Smooth stockinette – how to fix uneven knitting stitches Is your stockinette stitch turning out a bit uneven or bumpy? Don’t worry, it happens to us all. And it’s not just a newbie thing! It’s frustrating when you spent a lot of time working on a project and it turned out great, besides that uneven … Read more