Learn how to seam together garter stitch when you are knitting. This video will teach you a row to row, or vertical, garter stitch seam. Enjoy Shauna
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
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.
Since learning to knit I have tried just about every knitting needle out there. My all-time favorite needles are Knit Picks knitting needles and I would like to share with you a review of the needles I personally use. There are a few different types of knitting needles available. Generally, these needles are made of […]
It can be hard to know what knitting supplies you need when you first learn how to knit. Local yarn shops, craft stores and catalogs have so many things to choose from; some are necessary and some are not. I’m here to demystify the craft store and tell you just what you need and what […]
What is Roving? In my last post on yarn weights, I wrote about the newest category, #7 Jumbo which includes roving yarn. Some of you may be wondering what roving is. Today, I thought I would explain just what roving is. Having spent any amount of time on Pinterest, you have more than likely […]
Understanding yarn weights is an important part of learning to knit or crochet and have your projects turn out the way you want them to. I remember when I first learned to knit, going to the yarn aisle at the craft store and picking out all kinds of pretty yarns I liked. I didn’t realize […]