a knitted swatch showing the easy single cast on technique and the beautiful edge it creates for garter stitch

How to do the single cast on – the easiest cast on in knitting

A step-by-step tutorial on the single cast on – A basic and super easy way to cast on knitting stitches for beginners. Are you looking for the easiest way to cast on stitches? A super basic method that you can use for your first project that doesn’t involve any complicated instructions with 20 different steps …

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a swatch with a left lifted increase and various knitting tools in the background

How to knit lifted increases

Everything you need to know about lifted increases in knitting. Left- and right-leaning stitches for the right and wrong side. I still remember the very first time someone showed me a lifted increase. It literally blew my mind away and made me question why I stuck to M1R & M1L for all these years. Why? …

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close-up of a swatch decreased with sspk left-leaning decrease

How to knit SSPK

A step-by-step tutorial on the SSPK knitting decrease. A simple and neater variation of the classic left-leaning SSK decrease Are you dissatisfied with your SSK decrease line? Or does your pattern call for an alternative? Well, then you came to the right place because this tutorial is all about ways to improve your left-leaning decrease …

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close-up of a swatch with the skp knitting decrease

How to knit SKP – Slip, knit, pass

A step-by-step tutorial on the SKP knitting decrease and how to adjust it to achieve a much neater left-leaning decrease line Let’s face it. Left-leaning decreases can be quite a problem. Often, they look a bit sloppy and are quite difficult to knit on top of that. But there’s a super simple way to get …

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close up shot of a swatch decreased with k2tog left in green cotton yarn

How to knit k2tog left

A step-by-step tutorial for this super neat left-leaning decrease including a video Are you looking for the perfect left-leaning decrease? Then knitting two stitches together left might be what you are looking for. It creates a super neat decrease line but it’s sadly a bit more difficult to knit. That’s why I made sure to …

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the wrong side of a swatch increased with the right lifted purl increase

How to knit the right lifted purl increase (RLPI)

Everything you need to know about the right-slanting lifted purl increase for the wrong side of your knitting Are you looking for a right-slanting lifted purl increase? Then look no further because this tutorial is all about this easy and quite invisible increase for the wrong side. Lifted increases are one of my personal favorites …

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close up of the left lifted purl increase

How to knit the left lifted purl increase (LLPI)

A step by step tutorial showing you everything you need to know about the left lifted purl increase (also known as PLL) Your pattern calls for a left lifted purl increase and you have no clue how to knit it? Admittedly, it’s a very rare increase for the wrong side. But that doesn’t mean it’s …

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differen tedge stitch knitting techniques stacked upon each other

The 10 best edge stitch knitting techniques

How to knit an edge stitch – 10 neat selvage techniques for different projects and use-cases. Do your edges look wonky? Or does your knitting pattern require you to add “selvage stitches” and you have no idea what it means? Well, don’t worry! This tutorial is all about it and I will show you altogether …

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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 longtail cast on

Step-by-step instructions on the longtail 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 longtail cast-on the …

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