Increases

Knit-Front-Back (KFB) Alternative

The KFB increase is an easy increase to work, and my personal favorite. This alternative way of working the stitch leaves you with a smoother fabric, minus the “purl bump”. I mention the VeryPink Knits audio podcast, which can be found here, or in your favorite podcast app. A regular KFB is worked this way. […]

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Multiple Increases in One Stitch

In this video I demonstrate increases that go beyond the normal one-stitch increase, on both the knit and purl side of the work. I mention a pattern called Fox Paws (not my design), you can see it here. The yarn I used for demonstration is Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Bulky. The needles I […]

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Knitting Help – Comparing Increases

In this video, I show how different increases look side-by-side, and talk about how to substitute one for the other. A bit more complicated than substituting decreases, some increases “use up” a stitch, while others do not. The “sister” video comparing decreases can be found here. Slow demonstrations of the increases shown: Yarn-Over KFB (knit […]

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Lifted Increases

Instructions for working both right and left lifted increases. Please excuse the green screen background – we’re under a bit of construction in the studio. Exciting changes to come! Information on things you’ll see in this video: The poncho on the mannequin behind me is my Rodeo Drive Poncho, pattern + video tutorial. The purple […]

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