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How to pick up a dropped stitch several rows down

If you drop a stitch when knitting stockinette stitch and the stitch has dropped several rows down. Do not be despair, we`ll show you how to easily pick it up again to continue knitting as before. ... (Read more)

Posted on 13.11.2014 under Knitting lessons

How to pick up a knitted stitch

If you are working knit stitch from right side and have dropped a stitch! Do not despair, we`ll show you how to pick the dropped stitch up and continue knitting without it showing. Fig. 1: You have... (Read more)

Posted on 13.11.2014 under Knitting lessons

How to cast off from the wrong side

Casting off stitches from the wrong side of work while purling. When you no longer need these stitches for example when making armholes, necklines and shoulders. It`s important that the cast off edg... (Read more)

Posted on 13.11.2014 under Knitting lessons

How to cast off from the right side

Casting off stitches from the right side while knitting stockingnett stitch. For example for armholes, necklines and shoulders. It`s important that the cast off edge is not to loose or too tight. ... (Read more)

Posted on 13.11.2014 under Knitting lessons

How to decrease stitches

If you want to shape your knitwear, for example for an armhole, neckline or waistline, you can do that with a simple decrease. When decreasing at markers or next to edge stitches you work as follows f... (Read more)

Posted on 13.11.2014 under Knitting lessons

How to increase stitches at the end of a row

If you want to shape your knitwear, maybe cast on new stitches at the end of a row for example for sleeves, you work as follows: Figure 1: Work the row and keep the needle with the stitches in your... (Read more)

Posted on 12.11.2014 under Knitting lessons

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 t... (Read more)

Posted on 10.11.2014 under Knitting lessons

How to cast on

There are several ways of casting on. We have chosen to show you the most common way that results in a firm yet stretchy edge. It’s important that the casting on is not too tight. Do you feel tha... (Read more)

Posted on 10.11.2014 under Knitting lessons