top view of a swatch finished with jenys surprisingly stretchy bind off and knitting tools in the background

How to knit Jeny’s surprisingly stretchy bind-off

A step-by-step tutorial (+video) on knitting Jeny’s surprisingly stretchy bind-off the continental way – perfect for rib stitches. Are you looking for a super stretchy bind-off to finish your ribbings? Did you notice that your cuffs or hems always lack that little bit of extra give whenever you use your standard method? Then I’m sure …

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the yarn over bind off edge - a super stretchy technique added to a swatch in green yarn

How to knit the yarn over bind-off

A step-by-step tutorial on knitting the yarn over bind-off to create a super stretchy edge – perfect for cuffs & hems. Are you looking for a simple knitting technique that creates a very stretchy edge? Maybe you are currently knitting a shawl or some toe-up socks and you realized a standard bind-off just doesn’t work? …

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close-up of a picot cast on edge on the needles

How to knit a picot cast-on

A step-by-step tutorial on casting on a picot edge the easy way, including a slow-motion video Picots are a wonderful way to embellish your knitting. They add a little bit of fringey playfulness to an otherwise plain pattern and in this tutorial, I will show you how to knit a picot cast-on. It’s quite a …

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the broken rib stitch knitting pattern show with a swatch in green yarn

How to knit the broken rib stitch

A step-by-step tutorial on the broken rib stitch knitting pattern. How to knit it flat or in the round. Do you want to add a little bit of texture to your knitting without losing stretchiness? Then the broken rib stitch knitting pattern might be what you are looking for. It’s a simple 2-row repeat that …

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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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