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Collection of Knitted Techniques by Studio Knit

Collection of Knitting Techniques to help understand how to make knitted patterns. Get written instructions and video tutorial demonstrations by Studio Knit.

Cast On Thumb Method Long-Tail for Beginning Knitters

This Cast On Thumb Method helps you easily begin your knitting stitches. This is a variation on the basic Long-Tail technique, without the need to learn the traditional slingshot hold. In just basic 5 steps, see exactly how to begin casting on any knitting project with this thumb version, giving you attractive edges with a …

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How to Cast Off Knitting Stitches in 5 Steps

Learn how to Cast Off Knitting Stitches for beginners in 5 easy steps with my photo and video tutorial. Once you have completed your knitted work (hooray), you will need to remove the stitches from off your knitting needle, right? My close-up process helps beginning knitters finish off their work with confidence. Casting Off, also …

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How to Cast On Knitting Stitches with Long Tail Method

Learn how to Cast On Knitting Stitches for beginners in 3 easy steps with my close-up photo and video tutorial demonstrating the Long-Tail Cast On. This is the way most beginners prefer to place yarn onto your knitting needle in preparation for knitting. You’ll love my easy-to-follow demonstration to cast on stitches to begin knitting. …

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5 Steps to Switch to Double Pointed Knitting Needles

While knitting in the round, learn how to switch to Double Pointed Needles in 5 easy steps! You will need to switch to double pointed needles when your knitted piece is too small to hold your circular needles. My step-by-step process and video tutorial below will help you begin to decrease from circular needles to …

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How to Remove Purl Dash Lines (Knitting Technique)

You’re going to love my simple trick on how to remove purl dash lines when changing colors in knit stitch patterns that have a combination of both knits and purls in the same row. My trick will help you create invisible color change in knitting will help you when knitting stripes every time. Have you …

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How to Read a Knitting Chart for Absolute Beginners

Learn to read a visual knitting chart with confidence. My step-by-step lesson helps you easily understand all of the essential information to begin reading and knitting from a basic chart. Review examples of knitting charts, find out which direction to begin reading, get a freshener on right and wrong sides of your knitting piece, translate …

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Easily Knit Vertical Stripes using a Crochet Chain

You’re going to love this really easy hack to knit vertical stripes in a stockinette pattern. Here is a clean, simple way to add thin lines of colorful rows of knitting up your work. We actually will be using a crochet hook to duplicate stitch our stripe into our knitting. Yes, we can always knit …

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How to Carry Yarn Up the Side of Your Work with Video Tutorial

Carry yarn up the side of your work with confidence the next time you’re knitting two or more colors. Check out this easy knitting technique in action! We are going to bring our yarn up along the wrong side of your work while knitting stripes, so that it’s perfectly in place and ready for you …

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5 Best Tips for Knitting Stripes

You are Going to Love my 5 Best Tips for Knitting Stripes! Let’s begin by taking a close look at the easiest ways to create horizontal stripes knitted flat on straight knitting needles with really simple knit and purl stitch patterns. I love adding stripes to knitted projects. For starters, it adds visual interest to your piece. …

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How to Knit Jogless Stripes in the Round

Learn to knit Jogless Stripes in the Round. Either on your circular or double-pointed needles, when changing yarn colors for horizontal stripes, this little trick will help keep your yarn change edges looking clean. Unlike knitting flat, where we stack the next row directly above the last each time we start a new row, knitting …

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How to Knit Buttonholes (Knitting Technique)

Learn how to Knit Buttonholes. My easy-to-understand 5-Step process guides you through every knit stitch and technique required to create knitted buttonholes in your creative project. MATERIALS USED TO KNIT BUTTONHOLES Yarn Knitting Needles Buttons Tapestry Needle Scissors 5 STEP INSTRUCTIONS TO KNIT BUTTONHOLES Step 1 – BUTTONHOLE SIZE Start on the Right Side of …

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