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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the half brioche knitting stitch pattern

How to knit the half brioche stitch

Everything you need to know about knitting the half-brioche stitch – in one or two colors or in the round. Few knitting stitches create as voluminous and fluffy a fabric as brioche stitches. But they are also quite the yarn eater. And here’s why the half brioche knitting stitch pattern offers you a nice alternative. …

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different purl decrease as seen on the wrong side of a swatch that compares them side by side

Purl decreases – The ultimate list

The complete list of all knitting decreases for the wrong side. Left- and right-leaning purl decreases for every situation. Are you wondering if you can decrease in a purl row? Of course, you can! In fact, there are just as many ways to decrease the stitch count on the wrong side as there are on …

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knitting a kfb knitting increase

How to knit PFB – purl front & back

Step by step photo instructions for the pfb knitting stitch including a detailed video tutorial Are you looking for a detailed tutorial for the pfb knitting stitch? Then you came exactly to the right place because this article is all about this increase for the wrong side. There’s a video you may watch, and tons …

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wrapping the yarn counter-clockwise around the needle

How to knit SSP – Slip, Slip, Purl

A step-by-step tutorial on the ssp knitting stitch. A right-leaning purl decrease. Your pattern calls for an SSP and you got no clue what it means nor how to it knit? Well, then you came to the right place. Because in this post, I will show you everything you need to know about the SSP …

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a hand illustrating how to purl three together centered (p3tog)

How to Knit a Centered double decrease for the purl side (CCDP)

A step by step tutorial on knitting the purl three together (p3tog) centered A lot of knitters don’t like purl stitches very much. As a result, most modern patterns try to avoid decreases on the wrong side as much as possible. But what if you are knitting garter stitch in the round and need a …

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a close-up of the wrong side of a knitted swatch decreased with p3tog tbl

How to knit P3tog tbl – purl three together through the back loop

A step by step tutorial showing you the p3tog tbl knitting stitch – a right-leaning decrease for the purl side I begin with the assumption that nobody could convince you to avoid this most complicated knitting decrease of them all. To be fair, it’s the only way to achieve a right-leaning decrease when knitting the …

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a knitted swatch with a picot bind off edge on a wooden board with various knitting tools in the background

How to knit a picot bind off

Step by step tutorial on knitting a picot bind-off edge, and how to create bigger and smaller spikes (video included) Are you currently working on a beautiful lace project or some fancy socks, and your pattern calls for a picot bind-off? And you don’t know how to knit it or can’t remember? Well, then you …

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