Squishy Textured Knitting Stitch Pattern

Squishy textured knitting stitch pattern This textured stitch pattern turns out very squishy. It’s also easy and fun to knit but looks pretty advanced. And, did I mention it’s squishy?! I love everything squishy… When to use this stitch pattern This squishy stitch pattern is elegant enough to be added to almost everything. From clothing … Read more

Knit Below

Technique: how to knit into the rows below Learn how to use the Knit Below technique with slow and clear video and written instructions. This knitting technique appears in written knitting patterns in abbreviations like K1B. K1B stands for knit one below, meaning “knit one in the row below”. It’s also common to knit in … Read more

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

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

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