Tips & Tricks

Tight Circular Cast-Ons

In this video I demonstrate what to do when your stitches don’t fit around your 16″ needles. The Knitter’s Pride needles I use in the video can be found here: Dreams 16″ Platina 16″ Royale 16″ Bamboo DPNs You can find more information about Knitter’s Pride needles from these retailers: Bryson Distributing Accessories Unlimited Knitter’s […]

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Alternating Hand Dyed Yarns

When you’re using hand dyed yarns, it’s a good idea to have two balls of yarn going at once to avoid color pooling. In this video I demonstrate how I keep the work neat while alternating two balls of yarn. The Knitter’s Pride 16” circulars I use in the video can be found here. You […]

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Converting a Flat Pattern to Circular

In this video, I talk about the basics of converting a pattern that is designed to be knit flat, to a pattern that is knit in-the-round (in a tube). I’ve broken it down into four points: 1. Think about the structure of the piece – is this modification a good idea? 2. Subtract two stitches […]

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Using Blocking Wires

In this video I explain blocking wires, and another great blocking tool, Knit Blockers. The Knitter’s Pride Knit Blockers set I use in the video can be found here. You can find more information about Knitter’s Pride needles from these retailers: Bryson Distributing Accessories Unlimited Knitter’s Pride Shop finder The shawl in the video is […]

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Edge Tension

In this video I break down the steps to get good edge tension, and talk about the habits that can leave you with a less-than-perfect edge. The needles I use for demonstration are Knitter’s Pride Bamboo DPNs. The yarn I used for demonstration is Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Bulky.

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Closing Gaps in Raglan Underarms

Gaps in your work are normal any time you’re changing direction in your knitting – including the underarms of raglan sweaters. But it’s an easy fix! You can find my Baby Shower Countdown eBook here. The Striped Cardi pattern can be found on its own here. The Sleep Sack pattern can be found on its […]

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DIY Tutorial – Handmade Bow

Not exactly a knitting video, but how I present knitted gifts! I mention the audio VeryPink Knits Podcast, which can be found here. If you’re looking for this same ribbon, I ordered some from here. That said, I ordered this ribbon in March, and it is now the end of May, and I still haven’t […]

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Stitch Markers, Ring Markers, and Marking a Stitch

In this video, I cover everything and anything you ever wanted to know about stitch markers. The Knitter’s Pride Platina circular needle set I use in the video can be found here. You can find more information about Knitter’s Pride needles from these retailers: Bryson Distributing Accessories Unlimited Knitter’s Pride Shop finder The shawl pattern […]

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Tips for a Nice Ribbed Cuff

In this video I put together several tips for making a nice ribbed cuff. The Knitter’s Pride Royale 16″ circular needle set I use in the video can be found here. You can find more information about Knitter’s Pride needles from these retailers: Bryson Distributing Accessories Unlimited Knitter’s Pride Shop finder The yarn I used […]

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Casting-On Without a Slip Knot

In this video we take a look at how using or not using a slip knot in your cast-on changes the look of your knitting, and I demonstrate how to cast-on without a slip knot in a couple of different long-tail COs. The yarn I use for demonstration is Spud & Chloe Outer. The needles […]

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