Decrease Knit Hat

How To : Knit a hat

This instructional knitting video will show you how to knit a hat using a fixed circular needle and bulky weight yarn. These step by step knitting guidelines cover casting on, knitting in the round, decreasing, and weaving in the ends. If you are a beginner, you may want to av ...more

How To : End a Knit Hat

Some time, when you are making a hat and after you have done your decreases for the crown, you will get to the end of your hat pattern and it will simply say "end the hat". Here's what to do. End Your Hat You will probably have 6 to 10 stitches left on the needle. Push all ...more

How To : Knit a Color Graded Hat

This is a fun project and a good way to use up small amounts of yarn. Just follow the easy steps below for knitting a color-graded hat. Cast on the number of stitches you need for your hat on a circular needle using Color A. Knit for 10 rows for a rolled edge or k2p2 for a ri ...more

How To : Sew a button onto a knit hat

An easy, up close demonstration of how to sew a button on a knitted baby hat so the button won't come off by Judy Graham. Learn how to knit from these simple and clear instructions.

How To : Knit a hat on circular needles

In this video, we learn how to knit a hat on circular needles. First, use a stitch marker to mark the beginning of the round and make sure no stitches are twisted around. Now, join the two ends by knitting your stitch and using both of the loose ends at once. You will now star ...more

How To : Knit a color-graded hat

When it comes to knitting patterns, simple algorithms can have very aesthetically pleasing results. Take the simple color-graded hat. See how to knit a color-graded hat with this easy, up close demonstration by Judy Graham, Knitter to the Stars. Pick two colors. Start with yo ...more

How To : Knit a simple baby hat

Purchasing expensive and oh-so-cute babies clothes poses a conundrum: Yes, your little pea in a pod will look like as cute as a jelly bean, but he or she will soon outgrow the sailor outfit in less than a few months, letting all cuteness go to waste. So save yourself some mon ...more

How To : Knit a Fourth of July American flag baby hat

Fourth of July is coming up in just a few measly days, and while we're sure you've probably already fired up the grill and purchased aquarium-sized packs of hot dogs, ground beef, cole slaw, and potatoes for your potato salad, you can show your patriotism through more ways tha ...more

How To : Decrease Stitches In Knitting

When you make an actual garment you will have to know how to decrease and increase stitches. For this article we'll deal with just the decrease. There are two ways to decrease in knitting. If you're knitting a garment one way is done at the beginning of the row and the other ...more

How To : Loom knit elf and Santa hats for babies

During winter, a person's body loses most of its heat through its head. Protect your baby from bitter, cold winds with a knitted santa hat or elf hat. This tutorial shows you how to use yarn for making warm hats of all varieties for your baby. You'll need a loom, eyelash yarn ...more

How To : Perform a continental-style PSSO decrease stitch

This clip demonstrates a left-leaning decrease sometimes used in knitting. It is usually called the "pass slipped stitch over" decrease (PSSO), or the K1, SL1, PSSO (knit one, slip one, pass slipped stitch over). In this clip, it's shown in the continental style. For complete, ...more

How To : Knit a Little Heart Cushion

This sweet little knitted heart cushion is easy to create and makes a lovely gift. It can also be used as a sachet. Here are the directions. First the graph: Next, the written instructions. You must make two of them. Cast on (CO) 2 stitches. Increase (Inc.) 1 stitch on each ...more

How To : Start knitting the basics

Cat Morley and her charming Scottish accent show you how to knit in this video crafting tutorial. Learn how to cast on, hold the knitting needles, knit stitch, pearl stitch, change a ball of yarn (great for changing colors, or even when running out of yarn), decrease stitches, ...more

How To : Master the gusset stitch for knitting

Stay tuned for this knitting instructional video on the gusset stitch. When you knit the heel flap, you slipped a stitch at the beginning of each row. This made a very nice chain through which you can pick up the gusset stitches. You can either pick up stitches through the who ...more

How To : Decrease on a purl row when knitting

Decreasing on a purl row couldn't be easier. See how to decrease on a purl row when knitting, with this easy, up close demonstration by Judy Graham, Knitter to the Stars. Judy's knits have appeared in movies, television, and concerts for over thirty years. She herself has bee ...more

How To : Decrease stitches in knitting

Learn the simple technique of decreasing stitches while knitting. Anyone can learn to knit and it's a great craft to know if you want to give handmade gifts! This how to video is a quick demonstration on how to decreasing stitches in your knitting projects.

How To : Decrease stitches with left handed knitting

Learn the simple technique of decreasing stitches while knitting with your left hand. Anyone can learn to knit and it's a great craft to know if you want to give handmade gifts! Watch this how to video and begin decreasing stitches with your left hand.

How To : Knit in the round using a fixed circular needle

Learn how to knit in the round using a fixed circular needle. Use this technique to knit sweater sleeves, hats, socks, and scarves. There are many way to knit in the round, but this video demonstrates how to knit a hat shaped form with a fixed circular knitting needle.

How To : Decrease Stitches on a Purl Row

Usually you decrease on Knit rows, but there will be times when your patterns tells you to decrease on a Purl row. It's easy to do and here's how. Put your needle through 2 stitches as to Purl. Put the yarn around BOTH STITCHES and Purl off. You have decreased one stitch. Con ...more

News : Google+ Knitting Request

Google+ Profiles Product Manager +Frances Haugen is working on a simple roll brim baby hat inspired by the Google +1 button. It looks like it'll be very cute. She's looking for advice on what to knit the hat out of, and whether she should do it differently. Check out the patte ...more

How To : Knit the fingers of a mitten

In this video you practice a decrease method, the slip slip knit, to knit the fingers of a mitten. Our hosts show you the kitchener stitch to graft closed the top of the mitten. They also show you how to make your thumb stitches live, pick up stitches to get the thumb going. P ...more

How To : Perform an English-style PSSO decrease stitch

This clip demonstrates a left-leaning decrease sometimes used in knitting. It is usually called the "pass slipped stitch over" decrease (PSSO), or the K1, SL1, PSSO (knit one, slip one, pass slipped stitch over). In this clip, it's shown in the English style. For complete, ste ...more

How To : Make a diagonal lace stitch pattern

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a diagonal lace stitch pattern. Begin by knitting the first and second stitch. Then, make a yarn over and then slip slip knit, which will create a left slanting decrease. Now, you take your left needle and slip it through these two stitch ...more

How To : Knit a Pointed Edge Scarf

Sometimes you just don't know how many stitches to cast on for a scarf, so here's the perfect solution. Just cast on a few stitches and increase until you have the width that you want for your scarf. Tips I used garter stitch for my scarf so it wouldn't roll on the sides. Yo ...more

How To : Do a knitted cast on stitch

This instructional knitting video will teach you how to do a knitted cast on. The first step in all knitting projects is casting on. By knitting into each stitch and slipping the stitch from one needle to the other, you can knit a sturdy and even cast on. Knit as many loops as ...more

How To : Knit a pass slipped stitch over

This how-to video provides a demonstration of pass slipped stitch over, PSSO, or slip knit pass, SKP. The PSSO is a very common way to decrease stitches on a row, and is much easier to do than say. Watch this video knitting tutorial and learn how to knit a pass slipped stitch ...more

How To : Knit two stitches together

This how-to video provides a demonstration of knitting two stitches together. Knitting two together (k2tog) is a neat way to de crease stitches, giving a tighter edge than any left side decrease. Watch this video knitting tutorial and learn how to knit two stitches together.

Garters : Ain't Just for Holdin' Stockings! (Loom Knit)

Garter Belt? Garter stitch! Yes, it is the Garter Stitch. The tried and true. The classic knit sequence stitch pattern of running a row of knit stitches and then a row of purl and back to knit. Start your project & finish in this stitch on your panel, scarf, or hat won't curl ...more

How To : Knit a Decorative Flower

This beautiful flower can be used as decoration on a hat, scarf, headband or purse. You name it. There are many uses. On the photo above, I added it to a hat. I have also used it as a decoration on a napkin ring. The flower is knit in three parts. Check out the instructions be ...more

How To : Make a reindeer Christmas hat

When the weather outside is frightful, we have a holiday hat your kids will actually want to wear. This video shows how to make a beautiful reindeer hat. Your child will lead the pack in true Rudolph style with this cap whose fanciful antlers are made from a pair of basic knit ...more

How To : Knit a Little Purse

You'll be so glad to know how to KNIT THIS LITTLE PURSE. You'll want to make one for everyone you know. You can start and finish it in a little over an hour. You can knit it all one color and embellish it with buttons (see photo below) or you can make stripes (as on the video ...more

How To : Knit socks

Socks may be one of the lamest gifts you could get someone, especially a child… or a boyfriend or girlfriend. But there is one exception… homemade knitted socks. Make these super simple, handcrafted socks for everyone in your family. You Will Need * Two size 8 knitting needle ...more

How To : Knit with Beads

Knitting with beads is a lot like regular knitting, only you're attaching beads to your string in order to create a more pearlized look, or to add complexity to a knitted purse, flower, or hat. Adding beads is a wonderful way to switch up the old knitting routine at minimal co ...more

How To : Knit On Circular Needles Or Knit In The Round

Knitting on circular needles is called Knitting in the Round. You cast on to your circular needle in exactly the same way that you cast onto straight needles. The first row where you make your join will be the hardest. After that, it's easy. Tip You MUST be sure that when yo ...more

How To : Decrease width using a knitting machine

This instructional knitting video provides tips for making interesting patterns using a knitting machine. This is a demonstration of how to use a knitting machine to decrease the size of your knit piece. Use a single prong tool to unhook and tie off a single stitch on either s ...more

News : The 15 Most Viral Costumes for Halloween 2015

If you don't want to dress up as a vampire, witch, werewolf, or zombie again this Halloween, step things up a notch and go viral. There have been a ton of funny memes and absurd news since last October, so the only hard part is settling on the right one for inspiration for you ...more

How To : Decrease the toe when knitting socks

Rewarding as it may be, knitting a sock can be quite time consuming, so you want make sure you do everything right the first time around. When finishing your sock, you want to decrease the size at the toe and seal it up so it fits snugly on your foot. This video will show you ...more

How To : Join knitted squares for sweaters or a hat

If you're an avid knitter, then you're probably making dozens of different pojects at the same time: scarves, Afghan quilts, hats, and wee slippers for your dog. So you need a video that doesn't waste your time (so you can finish that last row on your striped rugby scarf) by g ...more

How To : Decrease on a Circular Needle

Decreasing on a Circular Needle is as simple as decreasing on a straight needle. You can still do it both ways. Either K 2 tog or K, slip, psso. You will need to know how to decrease on a circular needle when you make hats or purses. If t don't know how, see the bottom of the ...more

How To : Count crochet stitches

How many stitches does your crochet art have? How can you tell? Why would you even want to know how many stitches are in your crocheted sweater or crocheted hat? Knowing how to count your stitches is a fundamental step in learning to crochet – assuming you want your finished p ...more

How To : Do an English-style slip-slip-purl or SSP decrease

The ssp (slip, slip, purl) is a decrease made on the purl side of your knitting, and is a mirror decrease to the p2tog (purl two together). In this clip, it's demonstrated in the English style. The ssp (slip, slip, purl) is a decrease made on the purl side of your knitting, an ...more

How To : Create a crochet American star for left handers

Fourth of July is coming up this weekend, and if you consider yourself any kind of patriot (and also happen to love crafting) then you're no doubt going to be honoring the all-American holiday with crafts festooned with vestiges of red, white and blue. Finish up a knitted Ame ...more

How To : Perform a continental-style Norwegian purl stitch

This clip demonstrates the continental-style Norwegian purl stitch, an alternative method for purling that may save some knitters time when they are working ribbing. For more information, including complete, step-by-step instructions, and to get started utilizing this decrease ...more

How To : Do a purl two together stitch in the English style

This clip presents a complete overview of how to perform a purl-two-together stitch in the English style when knitting. Purl two together (p2tog) is a very useful decrease used on the purl side of your knitting. For comple instructions, and to get started using this stitch in ...more

How To : Do a continental purl two together knitting stitch

This clip presents a complete overview of how to perform a purl-two-together stitch in the continental or European style when knitting. Purl two together (p2tog) is a very useful decrease used on the purl side of your knitting. For comple instructions, and to get started using ...more

How To : Make a crochet star embellished American baby cap

Fourth of July is coming up in just a few measly days, and while we're sure you've probably already fired up the grill and purchased aquarium-sized packs of hot dogs, ground beef, cole slaw, and potatoes for your potato salad, you can show your patriotism through more ways tha ...more

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