Watch this two part instructional knitting video to knit a mock rib stitch. Mock Rib is a knitting stitch pattern that makes ribs of knit stitches alternated with slipped purls on the wrong side. The Continental method is used here, meaning the yarn is held with the left hand.
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There are many beautiful stitches to learn in knitting. Some are harder than others. Some look hard, but really aren't. The RASPBERRY STITCH (shown in the header) is a quite easy. Once you get into the rhythm of doing it and practice for awhile you'll agree. The pattern seque ...more
Knitting and purling are two of the most important parts of crochet, and once your get them down you should be able to do the texture stitch in this video, called alternatively a seed, British, or Irish moss stitch. Watch the video for instructions.
Knowing how to knit a picot hem is a good technique to learn. Usually, at the bottom of a garment you will have a ribbed edge. A picot hem, as pictured below, is a nice alternative. It's quite easy and here's how to do it. Start by casting on the number of stitches you need f ...more
OMG I'm soooo excited! I did a totally original loom video!!! My YouTube - Please subscribe! This stitch is usually done on needles only and I've never seen it on a loom...until Now! Yay! The rib stitch is a classic stitch that showcases 1 or more knit stitches together betw ...more
Once you have mastered the technique of knitting something in one color, you will want to go to the next step, which is learning how to add color to your knitting. You might want to knit stripes or knit something with two colors. It isn't as difficult as you might think, and o ...more
Knitting button holes doesn't need to be a pain. With the tips in this how-to video, it can be quick and easy. If the button you're using is 4 stitches wide, make a 3-stitch buttonhole (as demonstrated). For a 5-stitch-wide button, make a 4-stitch buttonhole, etc. Step 1 -- w ...more
Sometimes your pattern will instruct you to CAST ON AT THE END OF A ROW. CASTING ON AT THE END OF A ROW is quite easy. Here's how to do it: When you come to the end of the row, turn the work as to purl. Cast on, in the usual way, the number of stitches needed. Purl all the ...more
The double moss stitch or double seed stitch, as demonstrated in this how-to video, is just a knitting pattern alternating between two knit and two purl stitches. It's very easy to do, but comes in two varieties, American, with the right hand, and English, with the left hand. ...more
The moss stitch, as demonstrated in this how-to video, is just a knitting pattern alternating between a knit and a purl stitch. It's very easy to do, but comes in two varieties, American, with the right hand, and English, with the left hand. Watch this video knitting tutorial ...more
Watch this two part instructional knitting video to knit an uneven rib stitch. You will want to cast on your stitches in multiples of four. The uneven ribbing pattern uses a row of purl two, knit two pattern with an added knit stitch at the end of each row. The Continental met ...more
Watch this two part instructional knitting video to knit a 3x3 rib stitch using an even number of stitches. You will want to cast on your stitches in multiples of six. Simply knit three and purl three to knit the 3x3 rib stitch. The Continental method is used here, meaning the ...more
Watch this two part instructional knitting video to knit a 2x2 rib stitch using an even number of stitches. You will want to cast on your stitches in multiples of four. Simply knit two and purl two to knit the 2x2 rib stitch. The Continental method is used here, meaning the ya ...more
Watch this two part instructional knitting video to knit a 1x1 rib stitch using an even number of stitches. Begin the row with a knit stitch and end the row with a purl stitches. The Continental method is used here, meaning the yarn is held with the left hand. Part 1 of 2 - Ho ...more
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
Watch this instructional knitting video to do the knit stitch using the Continental method of knitting. The knit stitch is the most essential part of learning to knit. Combine the knit stitch with the purl stitch to begin your first knitting projects. Continental style knittin ...more
This video will show you how to make a knit stitch using the English method. Anything you knit is made up of knit stitches and purl stitches. So, you once to learn this stitch you are on your way to mastering the craft. The English method means that you will be holding the wor ...more
This how to video knitting tutorial demonstrates how to knit the linen knit stitch. The linen knit stitch combines knit and purl stitching. Viewers will need to know how to knit basic moves to learn the linen knit stitch.
Want to learn to knit? Then watch this how-to video tutorial. This particular video shows you how to cast on for knitting. Casting on is the first step in knitting, so to start off learn this simple technique. Once you have mastered the art of casting on loops you can move on ...more
This how to video tutorial will show you how to weave in loose ends of yarn once you've knitted your project. Follow along and see how easy it is to hide the left over yarn without cutting it. Anyone can learn to knit and it's a great craft to know if you want to give handmade ...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
This video is a how-to demonstration of Eastern European Knitting. Please note, this is not continental knitting, as here we enter through the back of the loop in both the knit and purl stitch. The resulting fabric appears exactly the same as both English and Continental knitt ...more
This video will show how to slip stitches both for purl and for knit, and how to slip stitches if the pattern is a little vague. These instructions provide basic knitting how-to instruction for those just starting out.
An up close demonstration of how to knit a diagonal ribbed stitch by Judy Graham. The diagonal rib stitch combines purl and knit stitching. Learn how to knit from these simple and clear directions.
An up close demonstration of how to knit a ribbed checkerboard pattern stitch by Judy Graham. This ribbed checkerboard stitch combines the knit and purl stitch to make a checkerboad pattern with just one color. Learn how to knit from these simple and clear instructions.
The rib stitch, or ribbing, is often used on the edges of pieces where you need a snug fit, because it's stretchy and doesn't curl. Best of all, since you've already learned the knit stitch and purl stitch, you're practically already done.
Learn the knit stitch, twisted knit stitch, purl stitch, and basic removal method on a knitting loom. A will need a knitting loom, wool yarn, and a knitting tool. Perform basic loom knitting stitches. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com
Cable stitches are a decorative stitch where the main stitches are knit and the background stitches are purled. If you twist the cable needle every once and a while, you will have this decorative stitch. Watch as Amy shows you how to use cable needles to create this stitch. Cr ...more
Sometimes your instructions will include having to CAST ON AT THE BEGINNING OF A ROW. It's not difficult and here's how to do it. Starting at the beginning edge of the work CAST ON as many stitches as you need in the usual way of casting on. Knit each newly cast on stitch. ...more
In this video, we learn how to do a stockinette stitch. This is where you knit one row and stitch the row after that. This will curl up if you don't stitch on the side of it as well. When you're on the right side, you will do a knit row making it as large or as small as you wa ...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
Most of the time, when you are directed to 'slip a stitch', it will be on a knit row. But there are exceptions and there will be times when you will need to know how to slip a stitch on a purl row. It's very easy and here's how to do it. Video demonstration of how to slip a s ...more
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
Ribbing on double pointed needles is quite simple. Here's what to do: Cast on as many stitches as you need onto only one of the needles. Be sure to cast on an even number of stitches. Start ribbing for an even number of stitches. It can be K2, P2, or any combination of stitc ...more
There will be times when you've finished a project, such as a scarf, that you've already bound off, when you will realize it's not quite as long as you want it to be. You will have to unravel the bound off row, add more yarn, and then start knitting again. Unravel a Bound Off ...more
Getting started on the loom? START HERE for your first cast on and stitch technique. First Loom Stitch: E wrap or Single Stitch When you first pick up a loom, the instruction book usually teaches you ONE stitch. It is called the Ewrap or in regular knitting also called the si ...more
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
There are two basic stitches in knitting. One is the KNIT STITCH, the other is the PURL STITCH. The GARTER STITCH itself is quite simple. You knit every stitch on every row of your knitting. It's the first stitch one learns in knitting. It's the easiest of all the knitting sti ...more
Swatching for work in the round is necessary because people often have different tensions between how they work a knit and a purl. This method of working a flat swatch from the front wastes less yarn and is neater than leaving a long loop across the back of every row. Watch th ...more
Purling through the back loop has never been easier now that this video has cleared up the confusion. Most standard knitting practices have you purl through the front, but when it calls for purling through the back this video describes in detail how to successfully complete th ...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
The mistake rib stitch is very beautiful and very easy to do. The mistake rib stitch is a multiple of 4+3. Watch the video demonstration on knitting the mistake rib stitch below for a step by step demonstration. Cast on an UNEVEN number of stitches. Knit (K) 2, purl (P) 2, rep ...more
Here is a good stitch to know, especially if your knitting tends to come out looser than you would like it. It works well for a nice cozy sweater when used with a thick wool. The twisted stockinette is just like basic stockinette stitch, except you put the needle in the BACK o ...more
The bamboo stitch is a beautiful, versatile stitch that can be used for lots of different kinds of projects. I especially love using it for baby blankets and scarves. It is an easy, reversible stitch. Both sides aren't the same, but both are very nice looking. Here are the in ...more
The rice stitch is another easy and versatile stitch. Both sides are different, however they both look nice. This means the work can be used on either side. Pictured in the thumbnail image above is side one of the rice stitch. Pictured below is side two of the rice stitch. He ...more
Most of the time you will increase on Knit stitches. You can see my article on that here. However, there will be times when you will need to know how to increase on a Purl stitch. Here's how: Watch for a demonstration on increasing on a Purl stitch.. Put the needle in the fron ...more
They can be called wash rags, wash cloths or dish cloths. There are lots of different patterns for them. Here's an easy washcloth that incorporates the Stockinette Stitch with Seed Stitch edging. I used Softball Cotton and #8 needle. My finished size is approximately 8 inches ...more
Ramen. The staple of every boho and college dorm dweller has a new application. This DIY from Carissa Browing appeals to hipsters, foodies and craftsters, alike. Delightful. Take a 50-cent pack of Ramen. Boil, drain, dry. Now, channel your inner Martha Stewart. It's time to k ...more