Knitting for Beginners – The Cable Cast On – a firmer cast on
The Cable cast on is not too stretchy. It’s a sturdy and pretty cast on, good for beginners. It’s always been my favorite, especially for hats and cowls.
The Old Norwegian Cast On – a stretchier cast on
This takes time to get used to, but I love this cast on for sweaters.
Long Tail Cast On with Patty Lyons
I recently took a class with Patty Lyons at Harrisville Designs. What a fabulous teacher!
How to do a Provisional Crochet Cast-on
I like doing this for socks or mittens. Currently using it for Bernie’s Mittens pattern. (Free on Ravelry).
The Chinese Waitress Cast On
How to Hold Yarn for Continental Knitting
How to Yarn Over (yo) in knitting
Double Stockinette Stitch
This would be good for a scarf as it doesn’t curl when it hangs and it is knit on both sides.
How to do a wrap and turn (w&t)
This is a fast summary of how to do w&t on both knit and purl sides. She moves rather quickly. To see a slower version of how to do w&t see video below.
Short Rows Wrap & Turn (w&t)
Was referred to this video from The Lone Skein Shawl pattern by Joji Locatelli
How to pick up wrap and turns
This is after you have done the w&ts and now need to pick up those stitches.
Short Rows using Yarnovers
How to Knit Yarn Over (yo) Short Rows
Helical Knitting – For Stripes in the Round
Sew over knitted stitches – Duplicate Stitch
How to do a Stretchy Bind-Off
Three Needle Bind Off
How to Set-in a Sleeve
Perfect Sweater Seams
Makes a Less Bulky Seam with Flatter Mattress Stitch
Color Overlapping – Yarn Dyeing
How to Untangle a Skein when Dyeing Yarn
How to Roll Yarn Into a Ball FAST (using a hand mixer!)
How to Make a Face Mask
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