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 learned how to knit and purl, you can explore other stitches that will help you in creating all sorts of knitting projects. By learning a few decrease stitches, you’ll be able to make all sort of things, like hats and socks. In this video, Jen Lucas shows you a common single decrease and…Watch Now >>
You’ve finished your first knitting project and now it’s time to bind off the piece. In this video, Jen Lucas demonstrates how to do a traditional knitwise bind off. Follow these steps to work this knitwise basic bind off: 1. Knit 2 stitches (2 stitches on right needle) 2. Insert the left needle into the…Watch Now >>
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 >>
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 >>