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
I want to share with you all my favorite website for free crochet patterns. In my last post here I showed the broomstick lace crochet hat that I made. Originally I was looking for hat pattern only to match the crochet broomstick lace infinity scarf that I wanted to make. I found the pattern for […]
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.
I am excited to share with you this new knitted dishcloth pattern! Hand knit dishcloths are my absolute favorite dishcloths. They have more grab to them for cleaning dishes and counters. In addition, these dishcloths are surprisingly soft if you would like to use it as a washcloth for your body. The holidays are coming […]
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 […]