Alternated Smooth Stitch and Tier This stitch is a good beginner stitch pattern using only knits and purls. Instructions Row 1: (RS) Knit Row 2: Purl Row 3: Knit Row 4: Knit Repeat these four rows for pattern
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Loop Stitch Pattern This guide will help you learn the loop stitch pattern. Loop stitch is made using only knit and purl stitches so it is a good stitch for an advanced beginner. Common knitting abbreviation printable Abbreviations k- knit p- purl sl- Slip stitch Instructions Slip all stitches purlwise Cast on a multiple of […]
Knit Stitch You are probably here because you want to learn how to knit. The knit stitch is the most important knitting stitch to learn! Most other stitches will be based off some variation of knit stitch. Everybody’s reason for learning to knit is different. Studies have shown that knitting can be very therapeutic. maybe […]
Long Tail Cast On The long tail cast on is the most commonly used knitting cast on method. You use a length of yarn, a tail, to make your stitch. Make sure you leave yourself a long enough tail to cast on all of your stitches. Watch video for instructions
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Purl Two Together Purl two together (p2tog) makes a right leaning decrease from the purl side of the work. Written Instructions 1. Insert right needle into first 2 stitches on left needle purlwise. 2. Wrap yarn from back to front around right needle. 3. Pull loop through and off left needle.