Speed knitting: 12 tips on how to knit faster

Need for speed – How to knit faster Speed knitting isn’t for everyone. Some of us knit just for the joy and calm of the repetitive movement, the softness of the yarn and our wellbeing. That’s wonderful, keep it up, fellow knitters! And then there are some of us that always wants to go a … Read more

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

Garter Stitch in the round – without purling!

No purl garter stitch in the round – is that even possible? If you’ve been around for a while, you may know that I don’t like purling. You may also know that I always knit on circular needles and that I prefer knitting in the round. Another thing I like is the garter stitch. It’s … Read more

Merino Wool – the Knitters best friend

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