The kitchener stitch, also called grafting, is a knitting technique used to create woven seams. It's commonly used for the toe of knitted socks, but you'll find it used whenever you need an invisible seam.
Stay tuned for this knitting instructional video on how to turn a heel when making a knitted sock. This knitting process is a lot less mystifying after you've done it once. (Isn't everything?) Row 1: p14, p2tog, p1, turn work. Row 2: sl1, k5, ssk, k1. Row 3: turn, sl1, work ...more
This how to video will show how to pick up the gusset of a knitted sock. Our host will teach you how to do so with either a crochet hook or a knitting needles.
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
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
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
Cat Bordhi shows you how to work the most invisible, smoothest paired increases for your socks.
This how to video series shows you how to knit a sock. Our hosts guide you through the basics of knitting socks. In addition to demonstrating how to knit and turn the heel flap, they also show how to knit the foot and toes. Part 1 of 9 - How to Knit a sock. Part 2 of 9 - How ...more
Looms are to crocheters/knitters what easels are to painters: you don't necessarily need them for every project, but they help you accomplish your work faster and more easily. The knitting loom will guide your needle and yarn with dexterity to where it needs to go. In this tu ...more
Stay tuned for this knitting instructional video on inserting a heel for a knitted sock. This is a very large scale knitted sock. It's going to be a felted Christmas stocking. The knitting is finished except for inserting the heel. The knitting technique demonstrated is exactl ...more
In this Outdoor Recreation video tutorial Dave from 'journey the outdoors' explains how to make a bench shooting bag. This is used by bench or week-end shooters for recreation purposes. For this you will need an old sock. Take one that you don't use anymore and preferably a ti ...more
Showcased at Mediamatic, the "Untitled Sock Project" is a knitting machine hack by Luís Brandaõ, Fábio Costa, Sean Follmer, and Pol Pla: "By blowing into straws, visitors contribute to the creation of a knitted sock. Depending on how hard they blow and which straw they blow i ...more
Don't pay retail prices for store bought socks! Gear up for the winter and make your own knit socks at home. This six part video tutorial takes you through every phase of knitting socks with detailed instructions along the way. Part 1 of 6 - How to Knit your own socks. Part 2 ...more
That knit sock you've been working hard on won't be much good if you don't know how to do knit the gusset. The gusset curves around the heel so your sock fits around your foot correctly. This video will show you how pick up and knit gussets for your socks.
If you've made it this far, you want to finish your knit sock the right way so you can fully enjoy the fruits of your labor. The kitchener stitch is the perfect way to finish knitting a sock. This video will show you to close the toe with a kitchener stitch.
If you're having trouble knitting socks, this tutorial will focus on one major point of interest: the heel of a sock. The body or cuff of a sock can be an easy part to knit, but when it comes to the heel, it can be confusing. This tutorial will help those out with any problems ...more