Learn all about increasing and decreasing! Join returning Craftsy instructor Aurora Sisneros as she guides you step by step through multiple methods for knitting paired increases and decreases — even when your pattern instructions are difficult to understand. You'll learn each method in your specific style, whether you're left-handed, right-handed, a Continental knitter or an English knitter, and Aurora will teach you when and why to use each. Once you're comfortable with the basics, conquer increases and decreases for embellishments such as cables and lace, so you can confidently knit them in any project. Plus, discover what those vague pattern terms and phrases really mean and kiss the ambiguity goodbye once and for all!
Master new cast-ons and bind-offs to achieve the results you want with yarn shop owner and instructor Aurora Sisneros. Discover popular cast-ons that will help you get your projects started with ease. Kick off your garments and accessories in pattern with all the ribbed cast-ons you need. Give your cast-on edge just the right amount of give with a variety of empowering stretchy cast-ons. Create temporary edges for any project using a selection of valuable provisional cast-ons. Make finishing simple as you learn to bind off your projects with lots of basic yet beautiful techniques. Complete your work in pattern with an array of smart bind-offs in rib. Customize the elasticity of your finished edge with the best stretchy bind-offs. Plus, you'll see these techniques performed in both Continental and English knitting styles, as well as right- and left-handed. Learn to work a collection of valuable cast-ons and bind-offs with confidence!
Create three cute, chevron-themed projects — each using just one skein of yarn! Join yarn shop owner and instructor Aurora Sisneros, and breeze through three exclusive patterns while learning techniques that become a bit more advanced with each project. Master the long-tail cast-on, joining in the round and keeping track of your rounds as you knit and purl the classy Chevron Cowl. Work increases for shaping, knit eye-catching cables and master double-pointed needles as you make the chic Chevron Hat. Then learn to work a lace pattern and shape thumbs as you finish a pair of fabulous, fingerless Chevron Mitts. Bring three skeins of yarn to life, and create three stylish projects that make perfect outfit accents or handmade gifts.