Knitting Garter Stitch Stripes

Tips for knitting stripes in garter stitch In this post, we’re taking a closer look at knitting stripes in garter stitch. I just love knitting garter stitch! It’s so relaxing and the garter stitch fabric is so soft and cuddly. I use it for scarfs, blankets, shawls, washcloths… Add some stripes and it becomes even … Read more

Chinese Waves Knitting Stitch

Beginner-friendly knitting stitch Chinese waves is a super easy stitch pattern to knit. It’s also fun and has a nice wavy texture to it. If you have mastered knitting back and forth (garter stitch) and feel it’s time to try something new this is a good next step! Chinese waves is a variation on garter … Read more

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

Heart Ribbing Knitting Stitch Pattern

Feminine heart ribbing stitch pattern The heart ribbing stitch pattern is so pretty! It looks like stacked hearts on a reverse stockinette background. This is the perfect stitch pattern for adding a bit of femininity to a garment. You could use it anywhere you would have used a regular ribbing, or you could make a … Read more