There is not much information as to how the Icelandic bind off has got its name. Was it invented in Iceland? Or is it the bind off that Icelandic knitters use most often? I don’t know. But one thing is certain – this bind off is beautiful. It looks like a reversed stockinette i-cord sitting … Icelandic Bind Off – Step by Step Read More »
What is grading? Ok some of you who pattern cut might know what grading is but the likelihood is that you probably don’t or won’t have come across this. You know when you pick up you knitting pattern and it tells you how many stitches for a size 10 and then how many for a …
In this tutorial, you'll learn how to knit the Cross stitch: A two-row repeat dense knitting pattern, ideal for sweaters, hats, and cowls. Easy and quick to knit, this is a lovely stitch for beginners.
One row lace stitch: only 3 steps, identical on both sides and it doesn’t curl
This lace stitch has everything a knitter needs! The advantages are many: Easy to knit, unisex, reversible, fluffy, it doesn’t curl…one row only and three steps that will be repeated until you finish. It’s a great stitch for knitting women’s and men’s scarves and cowls, amongst other projects, and quite practical: no need to make additional edges or panels to avoid the normal rolling up when knitting lace. And if you still haven’t dared to knit lace yet, or scared to try, this stitch is an…
How to M1L and M1R and remember which is which!! | Jo-Creates
Ever wondered how to M1L and M1R when knitting (that's "Make 1 Left" and "Make 1 Right"). Wonder no more, here is a quick tutorial. I'll also show you a handy tip for how to remember which is which! I always forget!