Posts Tagged "Knitting Techniques"


All About the Yarn Over: How to Do It, When to Use It

Posted by on Nov 15, 2014 in Knitting |

One simple technique can open up a world of possibilities in your knitting. Find out what it is here!

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Create Stunning + Unique Projects: 4 Tips for Knitting With Handspun Yarn

Posted by on Nov 5, 2014 in Knitting, Spinning |

Handspun art yarn is a fun, one of a kind, textured, thick and thin, crazy explosion of texture that knitters often find confusing. But, with a help, you can learn how to use this beautiful fiber to creative unique and stunning projects. Here are some key tips for knitting with beautiful art yarn. Read more

Knitting 911: How to Neaten Up a Sloppy Knit Edge Stitch

Posted by on Oct 19, 2014 in Knitting | Comments

One of our Craftsy members asks: The first stitch in every row is loose and sloppy. What did I do wrong and how do I fix it? There are many ways to remedy a sloppy knit edge stitch. There are even a few solutions that might help out our more seasoned knitters. Check out four of my go-to ways to neaten a messy knit edge stitch, and be sure to add your tips to the comments to help out!

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Next Steps in Knitting: Demystifying the Magic Loop

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014 in Knitting |

It may sound mystical, but the knitting magic loop is really so easy. Plus it makes knitting small patterns in the round oh so easy! Here's an easy step-by-step tutorial on how to knit a project with the magic loop method!

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Back to Basics: 5 Knitting Edges You Should Know

Posted by on Oct 9, 2014 in Knitting | Comments

Though seemingly an obvious decision, your choice of edge stitch can really make your knit patterns pop. When working or designing garments or accessories, you should know your options. Read on as we examine five different types of edge techniques you should know and be familiar with in case find yourself in need of an alternative!

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