Knitted balls can be used for all sorts of projects. The obvious is a Christmas ornament, but knitted balls can also be the basis for knitting toys or snowmen. And of course, they can be used simply as balls which make a lovely gift for a baby. They can be all one color, strip ...more
This is a simple pattern, designed to produce a well-fitting mitten. Both the right and left mittens worked the same up to the shaping for the top of the mitten. A slight adjustment for making one right and one left, then they are worked the same. The gusset for the thumb cons ...more
The amount of stretch varies from knit to knit so it's important to learn how the different fabrics behave and then experiment with the various types of neckline finishes you'll be creating. This video takes you through the process of sewing neckline bindings for knits. Click ...more
Remember Mortal Kombat? If you're in your early twenties then you grew up on the stuff in the early and mid nineties, and the franchise was seriously as big as "Twilight" is now. Pay homage to those wonderful days of yonder by dressing up as the kick ass fighter Sub Zero for ...more
Now that you have learned how to knit ribbing, you will have to know how to bind off ribbing. If you have knitted something that needs to have a stretch to it, such as socks or a neck, this is a very important technique to know. Here are the instructions for binding off ribbi ...more
This is an improved ssk (slip slip knit), for which I must give credit to Elizabeth Zimmermann and Meg Swansen. It's improved because it lays a bit flatter and more closely matches the right slanting knit two together (k2tog). You slip the first stitch as if to knit, the seco ...more
This video is a how-to demonstration of Eastern European Knitting, the knit stitch. Please note, this is not continental knitting, as here we knit through the back of the loop in both the knit and purl stitch. The resulting fabric appears exactly the same as both English and C ...more
Dorret Conway shows how to knit a pair of socks in this video knitting tutorial series. To knit this project, you'll need to be able to knit a knit and purl stitch. A sock is basically just a tube with some shaping for the heel and toe. This knitting project may look complicat ...more
Winter. Below zero temperatures. You go out to run some errands, in and out of warm stores all the time. Doesn’t it bother you that you continually have to take you cap off and put it on again before going outside? Well, now it won’t anymore. This scarf and cap is an original ...more
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
Kristen with GoodKnit Kisses shows you the Twisted Knit Stitch. We will Cast On together and learn the stitch. I also use a styler pen and briefly talk about how to make your own to really speed up your work. Find me on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/?sk=lf#!/pages/GoodKn ...more
Once you have learned how to do ribbing on double-pointed needles, you will have to learn how to bind off on double-pointed needles. It's really quite easy. Just follow the steps below. Knit the first 2 stitches on the first needle. Insert left needle into the front of the st ...more
This video is designed to give lots of clear and helpful information about the foundation stitch of knitting: the knit stitch. The instructions also covers garter stitch fabric, what it looks like, what it's good for and how you can make it.
A basic short video on how to do the knit stitch holding the yarn both in the continental and English way. Learn two methods for how to hold the yarn to find the most comfortable way.
Once you have learned to Cast On, you will need to learn the Knit Stitch. Once you have learned the Knit Stitch, you will be able to start a project! Position your needles. To start, hold the yarn and the needle with the stitches in your left hand. The empty needle is in you ...more
Expert knitter Rachel Ong shows you how to knit the knit stitch, which is the most basic stitch and requires the ability to cast on. A large pair of knitting needles and a smooth, large weight pure wool yarn. Knit the knit stitch. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com
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
This video will show you how to make a knit stitch using the Continental method.This video will show you how to make a knit stitch using the Continental method. In basic knitting, the knit stitch is always coupled with the purl stitch. So, once you can knit stitch, you are wel ...more
This video is designed to give lots of clear and helpful information about changing between the two foundation stitches of knitting: the knit stitch and the purl stitch.
This video demonstrates lace knitting by knitting a simple lace scarf. Watch it and create beautiful scarves that you can give away as presents. Part 1 of 2 - How to Do lace knitting. Part 2 of 2 - How to Do lace knitting.
Watch this instructional knitting video knit a stockinette stitch using the Contintental method. This means you will knit on one side of the piece and purl on the other side. Stockinette stitch tends to curl at the edges, which add a nice finishing touch to sweaters or hats. K ...more
Loom Knitting is so nice because it is easy to learn and great for people of almost all ages. There are no needles required. Just a loom, a small special knitting tool and yarn are all you need to get started. There are many stitches that imitate traditional knitting with nee ...more