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How to increase stitches while making a small hole

This is how you increase one stitch by picking up the thread between 2 stitches from the previous row. There will appear a small hole under the new stitch: Figure. 1: Work to where you want to make... (Read more)

Posted on 11.11.2014 under Knitting lessons

How to work purl stitches

The opposite of the knit stitch is the purl stitch. If you alternately make 1 row knit and 1 row purl it is called stokingnette stitch or stocking stitch. This is how to work purl stitches: Figu... (Read more)

Posted on 11.11.2014 under Knitting lessons

How to knit stitches

Let’s get knitting! If you work all rows with the knit stitch it`s called garter stitch. This is how you work knit stitches: Figure 1: Hold the needle with the stitches in your left hand. Place the... (Read more)

Posted on 10.11.2014 under Knitting lessons