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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a swatch in garter stitch knit in the round

How to knit garter stitch in the round

Step by step written instructions for knitting garter stitch in the round, how to add stripes, and how to avoid the jog. So, you want to knit a hat or a cowl in the super squishy and easy garter stitch knitting pattern? You know how to knit it flat, but now you are wondering how …

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a stretchy bind off for the 2x2 rib stitch that kind of flares out a bit

A stretchy bind-off for the 2×2 rib stitch

A step by step tutorial for a super stretchy bind-off method you can use when knitting double ribbings Have you tried binding off your project with a standard method and the hem of your sweater or the cuff of your socks ended up too tight? Well, then you came to the right place because in …

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the 2x2 rib stitch knitting pattern as shown on a full sized swatch

How to knit the 2×2 rib stitch

Step by step tutorial on knitting the 2×2 rib stitch pattern – flat or in the round There can be no doubt that ribbing is probably one of the most popular knitting stitch patterns. No matter if you want to knit a hat, socks, or a scarf – the very versatile 2×2 rib stitch has …

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