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)

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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)

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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: Figure... (Read more)

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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)

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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 that... (Read more)

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