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!
The first stitch that you’ll need to know to create your knitted masterpiece is the knit stitch. In this video, Jen Lucas will teach you how to do the knit stitch. To create knitted fabric, you need to know just two basic stitches – the knit stitch and the purl stitch. The knit stitch is…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 shows you different types of tapestry needles. She’ll discuss their differences and why you might find it useful to have more than one type of tapestry needle. Tapestry needles come in…Watch Now >>
Garter stitch is a simple, squishy fabric created by knitting every stitch, when working back and forth in rows. Knitting expert Jen Lucas shows you how to work garter stitch in this video. She demonstrates how to create the stitch pattern when working flat in rows. When taking a close look at the garter stitch…Watch Now >>
Stockinette stitch is a knitted fabric that’s created by working knit stitches on the right side and purl stitches on the wrong side. In this video, Jen Lucas teaches you how to knit Stockinette stitch. She demonstrates how to create this stitch pattern when working flat in rows. To create this simple stitch pattern when…Watch Now >>