Fix Twisted Stitches

Fix twisted stitches – and how to avoid twisting them

How to fix twisted stitches when knitting in the round Don’t twist your stitches! Almost every pattern for knitting in the round tells you to be careful to avoid twisted stitches when joining in the round. But sometimes this happens anyway, so how can you fix twisted stitches? A twisted cast-on will produce a twisted … Read more Fix Twisted Stitches

How to Knit: The Stockinette Stitch

How to knit the stockinette stitch Stockinette stitch is the most used knitting stitch pattern and one you need to master for many knitting projects. But most patterns won’t have instructions for how to knit stockinette stitch or stocking stitch as it’s also called. Stockinette stitch is the foundation for many other techniques, for example, … Read more How to Knit: The Stockinette Stitch

Bind Off Knitting

Everything about binding off knitting To bind off knitting means to close all the live stitches, the ones sitting on the needle, so the knitting won’t unravel when taken off the needles. There are several ways to bind off a knitting project. The characteristics of the project determine which method is more suitable. For example, … Read more Bind Off Knitting

Knitting Tips for Beginners

My Best Knitting Tips for Beginners Too many mistakes can put you off. Therefore I have listed all the knitting tips for beginners I wish that I had known when I was first starting out. When I started knitting I made all kinds of mistakes. I still do after ten years – and that’s ok! … Read more Knitting Tips for Beginners

Knitting Neat Edges

4 ways of knitting neat edges! As an Amazon Associate and member of LoveCrafts affiliate program, I earn commissions from qualifying purchases at no additional cost to you. Have you ever looked at a finished project and felt a bit disappointed because the edges didn’t turn out as neat as you had wished for?Blankets, scarves … Read more Knitting Neat Edges

How to Knit the Garter Stitch

All about the garter stitch! Garter stitch is the easiest of the knitting stitches. But it’s also one of the most squishy and cuddly ones! It turns out a little thicker than other stitches which makes it perfect for scarves, shawls, blankets, autumn cardigans, and other cozy things used during the cooler seasons. And, it’s … Read more How to Knit the Garter Stitch

Knitting with Slipped Stitches

What’s the difference between slipped, lifted and passed stitches? Do you know the difference between lifted, passed and slipped stitches? These knitting words did certainly cause me some issues in my early knitting days. The language of knitting has many different expressions and words and it can be hard to keep up with the lingo … Read more Knitting with Slipped Stitches

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