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Choosing the Right Knitting Needle

Are you starting a new project? Need help choosing the right knitting needles? Check out the stats on style, points and materials below to help you choose the perfect type for your project! Needle style Not all knitting needles are great for all knitting projects, the style of needle you choose to work with is…

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Beginner Tips for Successful Knitting

You’ve started knitting or are thinking of starting, congratulations! Knitting is a terrific activity that not only is fun and interesting but is proven to improve memory and mental clarity as well as gain you new friends who also love to knit. Maybe you have seen a sweater that you simply must have and want…

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How to Knit a Mitered Square

Mitered squares are a great way to use up leftover yarn. They’re quick, and easy, too! You can make them from any weight yarn, but you should use the same weight throughout your project. A mitered square is cast on with enough stitches to cover two edges of the square. You can cast on an…

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Easy Pi Shawl Knitting

A half-pi (half-circle) shawl is one of the simplest shawl constructions to work. They are worked by doubling the number of stitches each time you’ve doubled the number of rows. Increases are made all at once in one row, so it’s easy to maintain stitch patterns between increase rows. Let’s Get Started: As for all…

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4 Tips for Brioche Knitting

Just learning brioche knitting? Here are some tips and tricks to help you on your way. These tips are specifically for two-color brioche rib knitting. Brioche knitting creates a lovely, squishy, two-sided fabric. To do this, you work half the stitches on each row or round, while slipping every other stitch. The slipped stitches get…

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4 Methods for Knitting in the Round

Knitting in the round is an important skill for any knitter to learn. Lots of items can be knit flat and then seamed, but if you learn to knit in the round you can speed up your knitting and avoid having to seam things like hats, cowls, socks, and more. Here are four common ways…

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3 Easy Ways to Bind Off Your Knitting

With hundreds of ways to bind off, it may seem daunting to choose the right one for your project. Here are three simple bind offs that can be used on just about any project! Standard Knitwise Bind Off The standard knitwise bind off is the first bind off most new knitters learn. It creates a…

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Top 5 Knitting Tips from the Experts

There are so many things to learn when it comes to knitting. With hundreds of ways to cast on and bind off, thousands of stitch patterns to choose from, and hundreds of thousands of patterns available to knit, it can all seem a little overwhelming. There are a multitude of tips and tricks out there…

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