Crochet Cast On For Knitting

Used as a provisional cast on for shawls and other projects. Makes a very smooth beginning and keeps stitches live. You can start working them on the first row or after making a decision at the end of the project ( for example for ending a different edging on a hem or a sleeve). I […]

Knitting in the round with 2 circ needles

https://youtu.be/eQMS27vf46M

No gap as joining the round

https://youtu.be/mGZrdmWwz1A

Combination 3-needle bind off. Knit and Purl. Good for reverse Stockinette or Garter Stitch

My design GOODFELLOW top for Interweave Knits Summer, 2017  has a Garter stitch band that I needed to connect invisibly, so I came up with purl 3-needle bind off. Enjoy! This is also great for any number of situations when knit and purl stitches are combined. Example wide ribbing like k2, p2. 

Tuck Stitch (Part of fancy group of slip-stitch patterns)

Many of my students were asking me to make a video on this topic. Tuck stitches are done using slipped stitches with yarn on needle (Sl1 wyon)  

Combination or Knit and Purl 3-needle bind off

Learn both knit and purl bind off and use the appropriate one for your fabric.

Dewdrop Cast On

I use this cast on for many designs. I think it is a very attractive modification of a cast on that has many different names. The modification is in the way I handle the yarn and use different size needles. I did not invent it, I am just playing with the possibilities.  Here are some […]

Mobius Cast On

This tutorial was created to support my published pattern Mahogany Twins  and can be used for any time the pattern calls for this cast-on method.    

Knitting Daily – Tulip Buttonhole with Eunny Jang

I love Eunny and her clear teaching style. This is a great buttonhole from Tech knitter. The image of the post is also by Tech knitter.  

Lacy Cord cast on

There are many variations of this type of cast on. I teach some of them in my classes. This cast on is a variation of a cast on that can be found in the book Cast On, Cast Off  by Cap Sease. The difference is in the way I pick up stitches on the back. […]