• 6:38

    Beyond the Yarn Over: Interesting Increases

    Knowing how to increase your stitch count in knitting is an important skill. There are so many increases to learn, and in this video, Corrina Ferguson will demonstrate a few of the more interesting increases that you can incorporate into your knitting projects. DOUBLE INCREASES A double increase is worked by taking one stitch and…

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  • 7:22

    Comparing Short Row Methods: Which One Should I Use?

    Knitting short rows in your projects doesn’t have to be daunting. There are many ways that you can work short rows and in this video knitting expert Mary Beth Temple compares five common short row methods so you can choose the best one for you and your project. Mary Beth has swatches for five knitted…

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  • 5:25

    German Short Rows

    Short rows are a technique used in knitting to create extra fabric in certain areas of a piece without working a full of row of knitting. They are often used in the heel of socks and for sweater shaping. In this video, knitting expert Mary Beth Temple demonstrates how to work German Short Rows. This…

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  • 7:34

    Japanese Short Rows

    There are several methods to work short rows into your knitting projects. In this video, Mary Beth Temple explains how to work Japanese Short Rows. Mary Beth is working on a swatch of Stockinette stitch (knit on Right Side/purl on Wrong Side). She notes that a knitting pattern will tell you where to place the…

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  • 5:30

    Knitting Fabric on the Bias

    Knitting on the bias is an interesting concept, and one that can be used to turn a simple project up a notch. Jen Lucas plays around with knitting on the bias by showing several swatches to explain how to get knitted fabric to move in different directions. To begin, Jen looks at a standard knitting…

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  • 2:43

    KYOP Increase (Knit, Yarn Over, Purl)

    The KYOP (Knit, Yarn Over, Purl) Increase is a double increase that is commonly used when a project has a textured stitch pattern that involves working knits and purls on the Right Side of the piece. It’s sometimes used in cable and lace patterns as well. In this video, Mary Beth Temple demonstrates how to…

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  • 6:23

    Lifted Increases (RLI & LLI)

    Lifted increases add stitches to your project and can be nearly invisible if placed correctly. In this video, Jen Lucas demonstrates how to work two of the most common lifted increases – the right-lifted increase and the left-lifted increase. RIGHT-LIFTED INCREASE To work the right-lifted increase, follow these steps: 1. With yarn in back, from…

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  • 3:57

    Make One Increases (M1, M1R, & M1L)

    Make one increases are created by working into the strand in between two stitches on your knitting needles. In this video, Jen Lucas explains how to work both the make one left (m1L) and make one right (m1R). These increases are mirror images of each other, as one leans to the left and the other…

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  • 2:22

    PYOK Increase (Purl, Yarn Over, Knit)

    The PYOK (Purl, Yarn Over, Knit) Increase is a double increase that is commonly used in cable and lace patterns. It’s often used in projects with textured stitch patterns, as the increase will easily blend into the purl stitches and knit stitches on either side of the increase. In this video, Mary Beth Temple demonstrates…

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