Category: LEARN

Techniques & Solutions

Ribbing Solutions: Clean Color Changes

If you purl on the RS of the work, on the first row of a new color, you’ll end up with the new color showing up as purl “bumps” or “blips” in the old color. If you want a clean color change in ribbing – or any time you have a purl st involved in…

Slipping Stitches

Many knitters get confused over the directive to “slip” a stitch. To slip a stitch means simply to move it from one needle to the other.  That’s all that “slip”, by itself, means. Once I had a student arguing with me that “it can’t be that easy!” but believe me, it is. Of course, it…

Three Holiday Dec Ideas

As long as we're on the subject of knitting for the holidays — if you have some spare time and spare yarn, here's some cuties for you.  All these are my original designs, and newly available on Ravelry. First up, felted Holiday Baubles, made with short rows in garter stitch and embellished in any number…