Knitting, Technique

How To Knit The Rice Stitch

The Rice Stitch Is a great textured pattern for beginners and more experienced knitters too.  The basics of this textured pattern is all based around the knit and purl stitches and in which combination you use them. In this tutorial I will take you through how to create this stitch both on straight needles/working flat… Read More How To Knit The Rice Stitch

Gloves, Knitting, Pattern, Technique

How To Knit The Braided Cable

The braided cable is a great way to add some extra detail to any stitch pattern. The way that we set up the braided cable will really make it pop out from the background stitch that you are using. In this tutorial I will take you through row by row on how to do a… Read More How To Knit The Braided Cable

Crochet, Technique

How To Crochet Multiple Pineapple Motifs

This article is based on a follow-up on another article titled How To Crochet The Pineapple Stitch where I gave you a tutorial on making a single pineapple motif that you could use as an applique or make multiple single motifs and sew them together into a larger project. In this tutorial I will teach you how… Read More How To Crochet Multiple Pineapple Motifs

Knitting, Technique

How To Knit The Seed Stitch

The Seed Stitch (frequently referred to as Moss Stitch) is a great stitch for beginners because you will be using the two basic stitches that every knitter knows: knit stitch and purl stitch. It’s a fantastic introduction to textured patterns and eases new knitters into more interesting patterns and textures. Please follow and like us:

Crochet, Technique

How To Crochet The Pineapple Stitch

The Pineapple Motif has been around for a very long  time and is considered to be a vintage addition to the art of crochet. This simple little pattern is very versatile in that it can be used for a wide variety of applications such as applique work using crochet thread and multiple pineapples to make… Read More How To Crochet The Pineapple Stitch

Technique

How To Knit The Bamboo Stitch

The Bamboo Stitch is one of my favourite stitches to use in many of my projects. When worked with thicker yarn such as worsted, Aran, or chunky you get a really cozy fabric knit up really quickly and when using lighter yarns such as sport weight or fingering you create an airy fabric that’s great… Read More How To Knit The Bamboo Stitch

Technique

How To Start Double Knitting: 7 Common Problems With Answers

Double Knitting Tips For Beginners Also known as reversible knitting this technique allows you to make two connected layers of fabric at a time. It’s great for any type of garment you want to potentially wear on either side, or for garments you will end up seeing both sides of anyway: hats, gloves, scarves/shawls, cardigans,… Read More How To Start Double Knitting: 7 Common Problems With Answers

Technique

Rip It Out Before You Tear It Out: How To Correct Knitting Mistakes

So you’ve been knitting for a while and managed to get a good-sized chunk of that section done but when you look down and inspect your work you realize that you’ve made a mistake! Maybe it was getting your tension wrong and now your knitted piece is too big or too small, it  could be… Read More Rip It Out Before You Tear It Out: How To Correct Knitting Mistakes

Shawls, Technique

How To Block Acrylic Yarn

Taking Your Acrylic Projects To The Next Level I love to work with acrylic yarns for many reasons but the top two are because projects made with them tend to hold their shape well when finished and the yarn is generally inexpensive. However, it is difficult to get acrylic projects looking professional because you cannot… Read More How To Block Acrylic Yarn