Improving Circular Yoke Fit with Short Rows :: TUTORIAL :: talvi knits.
Circular yokes can be a bit of pain to make fit right. The reason for this is that a circular yoke is symmetrical in all directions but the human body is not. Read this tutorial to learn how to knit short rows for better fitting round yoke sweaters. The solutions are simple: raising the back neck, lengthening the back, or a combination of the two by knitting multiple short rows. #knitting #knit #knittingtutorial #shortrows #yoke
Knitting Styles Survey, Part 2: Right vs Left-Handed Knitters :: talvi knits.
How common are different knitting styles? In the second part of the results to the knitting styles survey, I examine the similarities and differences between right and left handed knitters. Do all knitters knit in the same direction? What knitting styles are most common with left handed knitters? Are Eastern stitch mounts most often used by right or left handed knitters? Find it out in this post. #knitting #knit #knittingtutorial #howtoknit #learntoknit #knittingstyles #continentalknitting
How to Design a Sweater Using Swatching
Have you ever sketched a design that you’ve fallen in love with, but immediately thought, “How would I even attempt to create this?” That’s where swatching comes in. Swatches don’t just have to be large squares of fabric that you test your gauge on. They can become mini-garments that you test all of your ideas on, so that you can actually bring them to life. In this blog post, I’ll show you how.
How to add bobbles to your knitting project?
Bobbles are a decorative element that embellishes your knitting project like a shawl, mittens or a sweater. In this video I show you a quick and efficient technique to obtain plumpy and regular bobbles. #knitting #tutorial #video
Learn How to Do A Knitted Cast On [FREE Knitting Tutorial]
There are several ways on how to cast on when knitting, one of which is the Knitted Cast On. The Knitted Cast On is an easy and somewhat stretchy cast on method that's ideal for beginner knitters. Here's an easy step-by-step tutorial on how to do a knitted cast on. | More knitting tutorials for beginners at learnknittingonline.com #knittingforbeginners #castingonknittingeasy #castonknitting
How to: Read Your Knitting for a Perfect Pickup
Learning how to read your knitting is essential for creating a perfect pickup when attaching a collar, or button-band. When stitches are bound off the previous stitch is looped over the following stitch to prevent unraveling. This actually shifts the dominant hole created by the bind off over between the stitches, which means that if you use the hole created by the bind off for your pick-up the picked up stitches will originate between the main body stitches. This creates an edge that is not…
Sometimes Blocking is Not a Good Idea - Tributary Yarns & This Knitted Life
This may be blasphemous to say, but I feel a strong conviction that there are several occasions blocking your finished knitting is a bad idea. It Fits Perfect The Way It Is Maybe your swatch failed you. Maybe you just didn’t swatch. Or, maybe you didn’t soak your swatch and patiently wait for it to […]