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