The long tail cast on is one of the most common cast-on methods used in knitting. In this video, Jen Lucas shows you how to work this cast on. When working this cast on method, in most applications, the next row is a wrong side row. It creates an edge that is fairly elastic, making it a good method of starting most knitting projects. In the video, Jen demonstrates how to measure for the long tail cast on, ensuring that you have enough yarn to complete it. Now that you know how to cast on, you’re ready to start your first knitting project!
Once you’ve mastered the knit stitch and purl stitch, you can explore other stitches that will help you in creating a wide variety of knitting projects. Most commonly, knitwise decreases are used to shape fabric; however, occasionally a pattern contains a purlwise decrease. In this video, knitting expert Jen Lucas shows you how to work…Watch Now >>
The knit front and back increase is a simple increase that looks beautiful in your knitting. In this video, Jen Lucas, explains this knitting increase and shows how it looks in both garter stitch and Stockinette stitch. As she points out in the video, when the knit front and back increase is worked on a…Watch Now >>
When slipping stitches, it’s important to know if they need to be slipped as if to knit or slipped as if to purl. In this video, Jen Lucas demystifies slipping stitches. She demonstrates just how easy it is and when to use both the slip as if to knit and slip as if to purl.…Watch Now >>
Once you’ve learned the knitting basics, there are a few extra tools that you’ll need to complete your projects. In this video, Jen Lucas discusses all things scissors. Since many people like to travel with their knitting, Jen will also discuss the best travel scissors so that you’re ready to complete your next knitting project…Watch Now >>