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

K2Tog Knitting • Knit Two Together Decrease

The K2Tog Knitting technique creates an easy single decrease of two stitches together into one when shaping your work. This technique is right-slanting for right-handed knitters. Conversely, left-handed knitters will decrease left-slanted stitches. Below, my written and photographic demonstrations will help you easily accomplish this knitting tip for your upcoming project. I’ve also included video …

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SSK Knitting • Slip Slip Knit Decrease

SSK Knitting technique creates a single decrease of two stitches together into one when shaping your work. This technique is left-slanting for right-handed knitters. Conversely, left-handed knitters will decrease right-slanted stitches. Below, my written and photographic demonstrations will help you easily accomplish this knitting tip for your upcoming project. I’ve also included video tutorials for …

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Slip Stitch Knitting Techniques (Purlwise and Knitwise)

The Slip Stitch Knitting technique pulls the fabric inward by moving a stitch from one needle to the next. See how to easily slip a stitch with all variations: knitwise and purlwise on both the knit and purl sides of your work. We also will review how to do so with yarn forward and yarn …

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How to Cast Off Purlwise for Ribbing

Learn how to Cast Off Purlwise for Ribbing with my close-up photo and video tutorial. This knitting technique is helpful when casting off in-pattern. My easy-to-follow demonstration shares how to bind off your knitting stitches both knitwise and purlwise. Below find my video tutorials that include up-close demonstrations for both right and left-handed knitters. Love …

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Two-Color Braided Cast On for Knitters

This Two-Color Braided Cast On creates a decorative edge in your knitting. The technique is similar to the basic Long-Tail technique with the slingshot hold, but uses two different yarn colors. You can create two different edge designs, depending on how you twist the yarn between stitches. You also can make an easy one-color edge …

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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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Long Tail Cast On Knitting Stitches

Learn the Long-Tail Cast On Knitting Stitches in 3 easy steps with my close-up photo and video tutorial. 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. We begin by tying a Slip Knot, …

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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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