changing colors in a purl row in knitting in the middle

How to change colors on a purl row or round

A step-by-step tutorial showing you how to switch colors with a purl stitch using a modified twist and weave method. Advanced stripes or intarsia knitting patterns sometimes require you to change colors on a purl row or round. And now you are stuck, eh? No matter which technique you try, it doesn’t seem to work …

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cable cast on purlwise on the needles

How to knit the cable cast on for the purl side

A step-by-step tutorial on knitting the cable cast-on purlwise and important tips and tricks So, you already know how to do the regular cable cast-on but now you want to start with some purl stitches? Or does your pattern specifically call for a cable cast-on purlwise? Well, then you came to the right place because …

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the cable cast on knitting method still on the knitting needles laying on a wooden board

How to knit the cable cast on

A step-by-step tutorial on the cable cast on knitting method and some important tips for neater edges and corners Are you looking for a pretty cast-on method that creates a sturdy and clean edge? Then look no further because in this tutorial I will show you the wonderful cable cast-on knitting method, a lot of …

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a knitted swatch with the italian cast-on for an invisible edge

How to knit the Italian cast-on

A step-by-step tutorial on the Italian tubular cast-on method including a slow-motion video Are you looking for a super neat and stretchy cast-on for your ribbings? Well, then the Italian cast-on method might just be what you are looking for. It’s super simple to knit and will create a particularly well-balanced and almost invisible edge …

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knitting a tubular cast-on in green cotton yarn for a super neat and stretchy edge for a 1x1 rib stitch

How to knit the tubular cast-on

A step-by-step tutorial on knitting the long tail tubular cast-on the easy way Are you looking for an extremely stretchy cast-on that creates a well-rounded edge for a 1×1 rib stitch? Then the (long tail) tubular cast-on method might be what you are looking for and this tutorial is all about it! So what is …

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someone knitting a sl1 stitch in blue cotton yarn

How to sl1 in knitting

Step-by-step instructions for sl1. What it means, how to do it, and important things to be aware of So, you just started out knitting, maybe you even finished your first little potholder or scarf, and now your next pattern asks you to knit “sl1”. Well, as you will see in a second, the technique is …

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different knitting decreases all in one swatch ontop of each other

Knitting decreases – The ultimate list

A detailed list with all decreases in knitting. Centered, right- and left-leaning options for every project. In knitting, decreases are one of the most fundamental ways to shape fabric. No matter if you want to knit a hat, a shawl, or socks, at one point or another you probably want your project to get narrower. …

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the waffle stitch knitting pattern as seen from the right side in purple yarn

The waffle stitch knitting pattern

Step-by-step instructions on how to knit the waffle stitch knitting pattern for beginners – including a video. The beautifully textured Waffle Stitch knitting pattern is probably one of the most popular stitches for beginners. While it looks fancy, it’s a simple 4-row repeat that only requires knit and purl stitches. In this tutorial, I am …

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close-up of a a knitted swatch increased with m1pr

How to knit M1PR – Make one purl right

A step-by-step tutorial on knitting m1pr. A super easy right-leaning increase for the wrong side. Your pattern calls for knitting a M1PR and you have to clue what it means? Or, do you want to know how to create a right-leaning decrease from the wrong side? Then keep on reading because this tutorial is all …

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a swatch increased with m1pl on the wrong side

How to knit M1PL – Make One Purl Left

A step-by-step tutorial on knitting m1pl. A simple left-leaning increase for the wrong side. Does your pattern call for knitting a M1PL and you have no clue what it means or how to knit it. Then fear not, this tutorial will show you everything you need to know about this easy left-leaning increase. M1PL stands …

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