While knitting sometime we need to increase stitches or even decrease stitches in order to give a specific shape or to work on a specific pattern.  Like other techniques in knitting there are different ways to do increase and decrease. One of the easiest ways to do decrease is through knitting two stitches together. The other way […]

Knit Stitch

After cast on desired number of stitches, the second step is to connect new loos/stitches to the previous loops/stitches. Basically this is called knitting. If you cast on double needles you need to remove one of the needles to let stitches become a little loos and easy to work. Having needle with stitches in your left […]

Cast on

The first step of knitting is casting on. Casting on means making the base row of loops that will allow us to make a knit fabric by connecting new loops in following rows. The number of loops that you need to cast on depends on the project you wanna work on and also on your yarn size.  As you […]

Shed leaves

Knitted in a multiple of 10 Stitches + 11 and 15 row repeat.

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Single Cast On

Single Cast On by Vickie Howell

Long-Tail Cast On/Continental Cast-on/Double Cast-on

One common concern in long-tail cast-on is to figure out how much yarn is required to use for cast on? Since leaving extra tail will disturb during knitting it is better measure right amount of yarn for tail. Below the correct measurement is given according to the yarn sizes. Calculate the amount of strand you need for your project and then […]

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Increase at the beginning

To illustrate how to increase knit at the beginning of the row

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