Tutorials

 

Welcome to the tutorial page. You will hopefully find the information you need to improve on, or learn new, knitting techniques. Many of the tutorials are video, but a few are directions with clear pictures of technique. If there is a particular technique you would wish us to include, send me an email or comment. A big “Thank You” goes out to the staff of knitpicks.com for sharing these excellent tutorials!

Happy Knitting, everyone!

Casting on & Binding Off

Loop Cast On Method

Knitted Cast On Method

Long Tail Cast On Method

Provisional Cast On Method

Basic Bind Off (BO)

Knit & Purl

Knitting Basics – The English Method

Knitting Basics – The Continental Method

Increasing & Decreasing

Knit into Stitch Below (increase)

Make 1 increase (M1)

Knit in Front and Back of stitch (Kfb)

Loop increase

Knit 2 Together (K2tog) decrease

Purl 2 Together (P2tog) decrease

Slip, Slip, Knit (ssk)

Double Decrease (SK2P, S2KP2, or K3tog)

Cuffs and Hems/ Knit in the Round

Picking up Stitches

Ribbing

Knitting in the Round: Double Pointed Needles (DPNs) vs. Magic Loop technique vs. Two Circulars

Cables

Cabling for Beginners

Advanced Cabling Techniques: Multiple Crossing Cables

Advanced Cabling Techniques: Intarsia Cables

Advanced Cabling Techniques: Increasing & Decreasing Cables

Color Knitting

Basic Color Theory

Introduction to Intarsia

Introduction to Stranded Knitting (Fair Isle)

Duplicate Stitch

Correcting Mistakes

Picking Up Dropped Stitches

Putting It All Together

Mattress Stitch

Kitchener’s Stitch

Weaving in Ends

Blocking a Sweater

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