Techniques

Knitting Technique Classes

With Craftsy classes you'll master daring patterns and luscious textures from entrelac and brioche, to double knitting and more. Sign up today to get started with stunning knitting styles and stitches!

Lattice Scarf by Vicki Square
Tote Bag by Vicki Square
Triangle Scarf by Vicki Square

Adventures in Garter Stitch

Vicki Square

$19.99

Create sophisticated results using just one simple stitch! Unlock the power of garter stitch as you knit three gorgeous accessories sure to become wardrobe staples.

Long Sands Cardigan by krebinette
Seaming Different Colors by Chris Bylsma
Seamed Shoulder with a Cable by Chris Bylsma

Seaming Handknits

Chris Bylsma

$24.99

Seaming Handknits

Chris Bylsma

Learn to stitch up your seams with expert ease as instructor Chris Bylsma teaches you the secrets to seaming handknits! 

Pretty Selvages by Sally Melville
Picking Up Stitches by Sally Melville
Simple Seaming by Sally Melville

Essential Techniques Every Knitter Should Know

Sally Melville

Become a more informed, confident and proficient knitter. Discover what techniques to use when, how to execute them perfectly and why they're the best choice.

Spring Shrug by Miss Cara
backward knit and purl by emo80
The Frugal Noob by immisceo

Improve Your Knitting

Patty Lyons

$19.99

Improve Your Knitting

Patty Lyons

Make your knitting more efficient, comfortable and beautiful as you master six valuable methods and styles. See more

Knitting Technique Patterns

If you're ready to to put new skills Find the perfect pattern for your next knitting endeavour.

Craftsy Yarn Shop

Exciting skills call for vibrant yarn. Find some fabulous fiber to cast on, and your stitches are sure to become something spectacular.

Knitting Technique Articles

Eager to learn more? Jump right on into these knitting technique how-tos!

Take It From The Top: Top Down Knitting

Explore top down knitting and find out why it might be the best technique for your next project.

Japanese Knitting Technique

Discover the Japanese short row technique, similar to a wrap but executed a different way.

The Armenian Knitting Technique for Stranded Knitting

Learn the popular Armenian technique for regularly tacking your non-working yarn to your piece as you go.

Knitting Projects

See what skills Craftsy members are using to create their latest projects. And if you see an unfamiliar technique that looks appealing . . . there's a Craftsy class for it!

Knitting Technique Blog Posts

Create phenomenal fabric with insider insight into the latest techniques and how to make them work for you.

Sanity Saver: 7 Times When You Should Use a Knitting Lifeline

Not quite sure when or how to use a knitting lifeline? It's easy. Here are a few circumstances in which knowing how to use a knitting lifeline can ...

Celtic Knot Knitting: Fiona Ellis Reveals the Mystery Behind the Celtic Cable!

Do Celtic knots seem like a mystery? Follow knitwear designer & Craftsy instructor Fiona Ellis as she reveals the truth behind Celtic knots, ...

Knitting Fundamentals: A Foolproof Guide to Swatching in the Round

Golden knitting rule: Treat your swatch like your pattern — that means sometimes stitching that swatch in the round! Here's how to knit a swatch in ...