5 Ways To Improve Your Knitting

Things new knitters don’t do (that maybe they should) I have noticed a few things that experienced knitters do, but new knitters may not have learned yet. These are 5 easy ways to improve your knitting! Using your swatch for more than measuring gauge Getting to know your yarn and fibers properly Knitting on multiple … Read more

How to knit a diagonal rectangle

Easy pattern: How to knit a diagonal rectangle A rectangle knitted diagonally, also known as a corner to corner rectangle, is super easy to do. At first, it can be a bit confusing but once you understand how the rectangle is shaped it’s a breeze! This type of rectangle is great for knitting throw blankets, … Read more

Knitting a Diagonal Square

How to knit a diagonal square (aka a corner to corner square) Knitting a diagonal square (from corner to corner) is a basic knitting technique that’s good to know. It’s a favorite technique of mine and I often use it for dishcloths (I only use my handknit dishcloths from recycled cotton) but also for knitting … Read more

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

Three-needle bind-off

How to knit the three-needle bind-off I really like the three-needle bind off! It’s a technique for joining two pieces at the same time as you bind off all the stitches. What a timesaver! The seam created is secure and doesn’t add any unnecessary bulk, and it also looks very tidy! To try this technique … Read more

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