close up of a knitting swatch with the central double increase

How to knit the central double increase

A step by step tutorial on the central double increase (CDI) and how to improve it so the holes are less visible Does your knitting pattern ask for a centered double increase? But you have no idea how to knit it? Well then, in this tutorial, I’m going to show yous step by step how …

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Using two tapestry needles, one sharp, one blunt, to weave in the tails with two different techniques

The best way to weave in ends in knitting

A comparison between 6 different techniques to weave in the tails after you finished knitting a project The other day, there was a discussion on Reddit about the best way to weave in ends. Most knitters hate sewing and on top of that, a lot are even scared their work might unravel unless they tie …

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a swatch with the make two double increase

How to knit the make two (M2) double increase

A step-by-step tutorial on knitting the M2 double increase and all its useful variations. Are you currently knitting a project that requires you to Make Two? But you have no clue how to knit it? Or do you simply want to expand your knitting skills? Then you came to the right place. In this tutorial, …

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close up of the long tail purl cast on edge

How to knit the longtail purl cast on

How to cast on purl stitches with the longtail cast-on. A step-by-step tutorial with close-up pictures and a video. Have you ever looked very closely at your longtail cast-on? It’s a great technique. But if you look very closely, then you might notice that it creates a row of knit stitches in the same breath. …

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A close-up of a swatch with a right loop increase in contrasting yarn

The knit right loop increase – KRL

A step by step tutorial on how to knit KRL . A super invisible left-leaning knitting increase. Does your pattern require you to do a “knit right loop increase” and you have no clue how to knit it? Then you came to the right place. In this tutorial, I’m going to show you step by …

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A swatch with the backward loop increase and cast on stitches on the left side

Backward loop increase tutorial (M1Bl)

Step-by-step tutorial for making 1 stitch with a backward loop – a simple right-leaning knitting increase that can also be used at the end of a row. There are many ways to increase knitting. It starts with a simple yarn over and ends with the quite complicated KLL. One technique that is often overlooked is …

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A swatch with a horseshoe cable stitch pattern also known as double cable stitch

How to knit the Horseshoe Cable Stitch

A step-by-step tutorial on knitting a beautiful stitch often called double cable, horseshoe cable, or wishbone cable. The true beauty about cable stitches is that they look oh so complicated but most of them are quite easy to knit. If you are wondering how to knit a horseshoe cable, then you came to the right …

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The honeycomb cable stitch pattern

The Honeycomb cable stitch knitting pattern

A step by step tutorial on the honeycomb cable found in so many sweater knitting patterns. You will find it in most Aran sweaters and many hat patterns have it, but how do you actually knit the honeycomb cable stitch? It looks quite intricate and complicated, doesn’t it? But here’s the good news: It’s only …

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three swatches with three different cable stitches

How to knit the cable stitch

A step-by-step tutorial on cable stitch knitting and everything you need to create beautiful Aran patterns, sweaters, etc. Do you want to knit a beautiful cable sweater or a lovely hat adorned with a Celtic knot? Well, then you need to know how to knit the cable stitch! In this tutorial, I will show you …

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kfb knit front back on right needle

How to KFB – knit front back

Step by step tutorial on how to kfb (knit front and back) for knitting beginners. This is one of the easiest way to increase stitches. Close-up instruction pictures and a video will show you how.