the wrong side of a swatch increased with the right lifted purl increase

How to knit the right lifted purl increase (RLPI)

Everything you need to know about the right-slanting lifted purl increase for the wrong side of your knitting Are you looking for a right-slanting lifted purl increase? Then look no further because this tutorial is all about this easy and quite invisible increase for the wrong side. Lifted increases are one of my personal favorites …

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close up of the left lifted purl increase

How to knit the left lifted purl increase (LLPI)

A step by step tutorial showing you everything you need to know about the left lifted purl increase (also known as PLL) Your pattern calls for a left lifted purl increase and you have no clue how to knit it? Admittedly, it’s a very rare increase for the wrong side. But that doesn’t mean it’s …

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differen tedge stitch knitting techniques stacked upon each other

The 10 best edge stitch knitting techniques

How to knit an edge stitch – 10 neat selvage techniques for different projects and use-cases. Do your edges look wonky? Or does your knitting pattern require you to add “selvage stitches” and you have no idea what it means? Well, don’t worry! This tutorial is all about it and I will show you altogether …

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a two needle cast on with various knitting tools on a wooden board

How to cast on knitting with two needles

A step-by-step tutorial on casting on stitches with 2 needles (including a video) to achieve a super stretchy edge. Does your pattern ask for a two-needle cast-on? But you only know how to do it with one? Well, then you came to the exact right place because this tutorial is all about it. I included …

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a standard long tail cast on the knitting needles

How to long tail cast on

Step-by-step instructions on the long tail cast-on. An easy and very versatile method for knitting beginners + many tips and tricks. Are you looking for a very versatile, beautiful, and easy cast-on method suitable for beginners? Then you came to the right place because in this tutorial I will show you how to long tail …

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a close-up shot of the edge the invisible bind-off for double knitting creates

Invisible bind off for double knitting

A step-by-step tutorial showing you how to bind off double knitting the most invisible way the easy way. So, you just finished your first reversible colorwork project – well almost that is – and now you are looking for an invisible way to bind off double knitting, right? How do you do it? You tried …

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a close-up of a swatch knitted in a double knitting rib stitch in one color

Double knitting ribbing

Step-by-step instructions on how to double knit a rib stitch in one or two colors the easy way If you ask me, then there is no easier colorwork technique than double knitting. It’s one of these techniques that looks super complex but it’s actually pretty easy. A bit like the cable stitch. The finished project …

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close-up of a double knitting swatch using two colors on a wooden board

How to double knit for beginners

Step-by-step instructions for double knitting – a simple and reversible colorwork technique Have you seen scarves or potholders knit with two colors that are fully reversible? You saw no floats or tails on the backside but a negative motif instead? And now you are wondering how to knit it? Well, then you came to the …

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close-up of the invisible cast on for double knitting with someone holding it up to the camera

Double knitting cast-on techniques – from invisible to super easy

A step-by-step tutorial showing you how to do an invisible cast on for double knitting and some easier alternatives for beginners I don’t think there is a single colorwork technique in knitting that is as easy to master and as versatile as double knitting. Even beginners who know how to knit and purl will be …

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the reverse garter stitch knitting pattern on the right side

How to knit reverse garter stitch

A step-by-step tutorial for the reverse garter stitch knitting pattern and what’s the difference compared to the normal way to do it Almost every beginner starts out with knitting a little scarf or a coaster in garter stitch. It’s arguably the easiest knitting stitch pattern. It’s warm, it’s stretchy, and easy to handle. But some …

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