All knitting starts with casting on as it makes the foundation row of stitches on your needle. This video shows you how to do a basic cast on.
Long Tail Cast On
The long tail cast on is a great all purpose cast on method. This technique is quick and offers a neat edge once you get the hand of it. This video shows you how to do a long tail cast on.
The knit stitch is the basis for all knitting and is the first stitch everyone learns. This stitch is first of the two basic stitches that makes all other stitch patterns possible. This video shows you how to make a knit stitch.
The purl stitch is essentially creating the inverse of the knit stitch. This stitch is the second of the two basic stitches that makes all other stitch patterns possible. This video shows you how to make a purl stitch.
Joining New Yarn
More often than not, you're going to need to join in a new ball of yarn while knitting. This video shows you one of many techniques for changing yarn.
Once you've finished your project, it's time to cast off. This tutorial shows you how to finish off your knitted piece.
A yarn over, or YO, is a technique in which the yarn is passed over the right-hand knitting needle. It's a technique for making an extra stitch and creating a decorative small hole in your yarn. This tutorial shows you how to create a yarn over.
Knit Front Back
Knit front and back, or KFB, is one of the easiest and most common knit increases. This tutorial shows you how to create this basic increase by knitting into the front and back of your stitch.
Make One Right, Make One Left
Make one right, or M1R, and make one left increases, or M1L, are mostly invisible, complementary increases that are often used in raglan sweaters. This tutorial shows you how to create make one right and make one left increases.
Dropped Stitches - Stockinette
Accidentally dropping stitches is horrifying for beginners, but also inevitable. However, picking up stitching is actually very straight forward, especially when knitting in stockinette. This tutorial shows you how to pick up dropped stitches when working in stockinette stitch.
Dropped Stitches - Garter
Picking up a dropped stitch in garter stitch is different than picking in stockinette stitch. This tutorial shows you how to pick up dropped stitches when working in garter stitch.
Tinking - Undoing Your Knitting
Tinking is the process of undoing your knitting, or knitting backwards. The word 'knit' spelled backwards is 'tink', hence here it gets its name. This allows you to undo your knitting and fix mistakes you may have made. This tutorial shows you how to undo your stitches one stitch at a time through tinking.
Frogging - Unraveling a Mistake
Frogging simply means ripping out your stitches when you've made a mistake. Sometimes we make mistakes that can't be fixed without ripping out our stitches back to that point in our project. This tutorial shows you how to safely rip back your work.
Twisted stitches occur when the stitches from the previous row get twisted as the new row is worked. This tutorial shows you how to identify a twisted stitch, teaches you how they occur, and how to correct them.
German Short Rows
Whether you’re new to knitting or an advanced crafter, German Short Rows will surprise you! It produces neat, almost invisible shaping and can be used in place of any wrap and turn instructions. In this video tutorial we break down our favorite short row method into a few easy steps.