Video & Pattern Library > Techniques

“Backwards” (or “Mirror”) Knitting

“Garter Tab” or Lace Shawl Beginning

3-Needle Bind-Off

Accidental Increases

Adding Beads

Adding Fringe

Advanced Tinking

Avoiding Ladders

Backwards Loop Cast-On

Binding-Off

Binding-Off in Pattern

Blocking (not a video)

Blocking Hats

Brioche Stitch

Buttonholes

Cable Cast-On

Cables

Cables Without a Cable Needle

Carrying Colors for Stripes

Casting-On Many Stitches

Changing a Knit to a Purl

Changing Colors

Checking Gauge

Chinese Waitress Cast-On

Choosing a Sweater Size

Clean Stripes in Ribbing

Correcting a Dropped Stitch

Correcting Color-Change Jog

Correctly-Mounted vs. Twisted Stitches

Crochet for Knitters – Double Chain Stitch

Crocheted Bind-Off

Double Knitting

Duplicate Stitch

Essential Tools

Fancy Stitch Combo – Bamboo Stitch

Fancy Stitch Combo – Corded Rib

Fancy Stitch Combo – Wishbone Stitch

Fancy Stitch Combos – Bead Stitch

Fancy Stitch Combos – Blackberry Stitch

Fancy Stitch Combos – Daisy Stitch

Fancy Stitch Combos – Feather and Fan

Fancy Stitch Combos – Fisherman’s Rib

Fancy Stitch Combos – Herringbone Stitch

Fancy Stitch Combos – Mock Rib Stitch

Fancy Stitch Combos – Pillar Lace

Fancy Stitch Combos – Purse Stitch

Fancy Stitch Combos – Rickrack Rib

Fancy Stitch Combos – Sand/Rice Stitch

Fancy Stitch Combos – Sideways/Horizontal Herringbone

Fancy Stitch Combos – Waffle Stitch

Fixing a Dropped Garter Stitch

Fixing the Jog in Circular Knitting

Flicking

German Twisted/Old Norwegian Cast-On

Getting Good Tension

Getting Started with DPNs

Grafting Rib Stitches

Help for Tight Knitters

How Should I Slip This Stitch?

I-Cord

I-Cord Bind-Off

I-cord Cast-On

Icelandic Bind-Off

iCord Side Edging

Intarsia

Japanese Short Rows

Joining in the Round

Kitchener Stitch

Knit 1 Below (K1B)

Knit Front & Back (kfb)

Knit Front Purl Back (KFPB)

Knit Snowman Scarf and Bookmark

Knit Stitch

Knit Two Together (k2tog)

Knitted Cast-On

Knitting Inside-Out on DPNs

Knitting Through the Back Loop (ktbl)

Knitting Without Looking

Latvian Long-Tail Cast-On

Lefties vs. Righties

Lifelines

Lifelines in Ribbing

Lifted Increases

Linen Stitch

Long Tail Cast-On, Slingshot Method

Long-Tail Cast-On

Make 1 (M1)

Make 1 Below (M1B)

Make 1 Purl-Wise (M1PW)

Making Tassels

Math for Knitters – Calculating Yardage on a Partial Ball of Yarn

Math for Knitters – Casting-On (or Chaining) a Multiple of X + Y

Math for Knitters – Increasing Evenly Across a Row

Mattress Stitch

Mitered Squares

Needle Characteristics

Outline Stitch Bind-Off

Pass Slipped Stitch Over (PSSO)

Pick Up and Knit

Pick Up and Purl

Picking up Wraps

Picot Edge

Placing Buttons

Provisional Cast-On

Purl 1 Below (P1B)

Purl Front & Back (pfb)

Purl Stitch

Purl Through the Back Loop (ptbl)

Reading Charts

Reading Your Knitting

Reading Your Knitting and Using a Row Counter

Reinforcing Sock Toes and Heels

Reinserting Needle into Live Stitches

Reusing Yarn

Russian Bind-Off

Russian Join

Seaming Garter Stitch

Setting in Sleeves

Sewn Bind-Off

Simple Magic Loop

Skein, Ball, Hank, Cake

Slip Knot

Slip, Slip, Knit (ssk)

Slip, Slip, Purl (SSP)

Spit Splicing

Steam Blocking

Steaming-Out Yarn Kinks

Steeking

Storing Knits for Summer

Substituting Yarns

There’s a Knot in My Yarn!

Three Options for Joining a New Ball of Yarn

Tidy Finishing on a Circular Bind-Off

Tinking

Tubular Bind-Off

Tubular Cast-On

Tunisian Crochet

Two Color Knitting Tricks

Using a Ball Winder and Swift

Weaving in Cotton Ends

Weaving in Ends

Weaving in Ends in Garter Stitch

Weaving in Ends in Ribbing

Weaving in Ends in Seed Stitch

Why Are There Holes in My Work?

Working Few Stitches on DPNs

Wrap and Turn (w&t)

Yarn Over

Yarn Over Bind-Off

Yarn-Overs Between Knit and Purl Stitches