Sling heel slippers

A pair of comfy go-to sling-heel slippers to wear around the house. Use yarn size 4 and needle size between 7 and 9

One of my favorite stitches!

Stitch 30 – Two Color Brioche Stitch

The pattern is knitted in multiple of 2+1 stitches and in 6 row repeat. It is knitted with two colors. Also you need a circular or a pair of socks needles to work on this pattern. The reason is because in some rows you need to push all the stitches to the right end of the needle and knit the same row from the other side.

Stitch 29 – Norwegian Fir stitch

Knitted in a multiple of 12+1 and 8 row repeat. Row 1) p1, rep( p3, k5, p4 ) Row 2) Purl all stitches Row 3) P2tog, rep ( p2, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, p2, p3tog), p2tog Row 2) Purl all stitches Row 5) P2tog, rep (p1, k2, yo, k3, yo, k2, p1, p3tog), p2tog Row 2) Purl all stitches […]

How to measure required stitches for a project?

How to measure required stitches for a project? After you chose your yarn and your needle, cast on 20 stitches. Knit at least 3 or 4 rows of any stitch you plan to knit, and then pull out the needle and measure the length of your knitting by a measuring tape. Now divide that number by 20 […]

Increasing/Decreasing

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 […]

Stitch 28 – 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

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