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Knitting Basics

Learn how to knit. The basic knitting information - casting on, yarn gauge, knit stitch, purl stitch, weaving yarn ends and more.




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 Art of Knitting

Art of Knitting

The definitive DVD on knitting---stitches, color and fashion. - CD-ROM - Published 2004 Affiliate Link to Amazon

 Cast On, Bind Off

Cast On, Bind Off

54 step-by-step methods for starting and finishing a knitting project. by Leslie Ann Bestor - Published 2012 Affiliate Link to Amazon

 Cast On, Bind Off

Cast On, Bind Off

211 ways to begin and end your knitting. by Cap Sease - Spiral-bound - Published 2012

 Teach Yourself Visually Knitting (Teach Yourself Visually)

Teach Yourself Visually Knitting (Teach Yourself Visually)

This book instructs you photo by photo and stitch by stich. by Sharon Turner - Paperback - Published 2005 Affiliate Link to Amazon



 The Complete Beginner's Guide to Knitting

The Complete Beginner's Guide to Knitting

his step-by-step, hand-holding guide to knitting is EASY to watch and makes learning fast and simple. by Nici McNally Knitting DVDs - DVD - Published 2005 Affiliate Link to Amazon

Bind Off (Video)

A video showing how to bind off. You Tube

Bind Off - Knitting

Knitty

Cast Off - Knitting

Illustrations and instructitons on how to cast off when finished with a knit project. The Knitting Site



Cast off or Bind off

Video demonstations for the various methods of binding off/casting off using English method and Continental (European) method. Knitting Help.com

Cast On - Backward Loop Cast On

Cast On - Backward Loop Cast On

This YouTube tutorial is on how to do the knitting cast on technique called the backward loop cast on which is also known as the loop cast on, thumb cast on, e-wrap or e-loop. This knitting cast on is the easiest to learn and master. Even a child can learn this cast on stitch. Needlepointers.com

Cast On - Cable Cast On

Cast On - Cable Cast On

This tutorial is on how to do the knitting cable cast on. This knitting cast on is a very nice looking cast on, very sturdy and give the knitting project a very nice edge. Needlepointers.com

Cast On - Double Cast On

A one needle cast on method. you Tube



Cast On - German Twisted Cast On

Cast On - German Twisted Cast On

The German Twisted Cast On is a variation of a long tail cast on which produces a little looser and neat edging. This method is ideal when making socks, mittens or anything which needs a little stretch.
Learn how to do the German Twisted Cast On with our video and/or photo tutorials.

Cast On - Long Tail Cast On

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Cast On - Long Tail Cast On

A video on how to do the long-tail cast on. You Tube

Cast On - Two Needle Cast On

Cast On - Two Needle Cast On

This tutorial is a basic knitting cast on - the two-needle cast on stitch. Needlepointers.com



Casting Off - Knitting (Video)

A video on how to cast off in knitting. The Knitting Site

Deceasing - Knitting - Knit 2 Together (K2tog) - Video

A video showing how to decease in knitting by knitting two stitches together. The Knitting Site

Deceasing - Slip Slip Knit (ssk) - Video

A video show how to do the left slanting decrease by using the slip slip knit method. You Tube

Decrease - Slip 1 Knit 1 Pass Slip Stitch Over (s1k1psso)

A video showing a left slanted decrease by slip one knit one pass slip stitch over. You Tube



Decrease Tutorial (Knitting) - Slip, Slip, Knit (SSK)

Learn how to decrease in knitting using the slip, slip, knit method. The Purl Bee

Decreases - Knitting (k2tog, SSK, KRPR, SKP, k2tog tbl, SSP)

Videos of the different types of decrease techniques when knitting. Knitting Help.com

Decreasing - Knit Two Together (K2tog)

Decreasing - Knit Two Together (K2tog)

This video tutorial is on how knit two together. The knit two together is commonly used to decrease the number of stitches in a knit row. Needlepointers.com

Decreasing - Knitting - Pass the Slip Stitch Over (PSSO)

This video shows you how to decrease with the method - slip 1, knit 1, pass the slip stitch over. The Knitting Site



Gauge Swatch Tutorial

Measuring a gauge swatch is really no big deal, and it can yield essential information for your knitting designs. Learn more about knit swatches. Wikihown

How to Knit an I-Cord

How to Knit an I-Cord

Learn how to knit an I-cord with this easy tutorial. I-cord is a knitted cord or tube that can be used for all sorts of things, from straps for bags to decorative edging to show laces to much more. Needlepointers.com

Increase - Yarn Over (Video)

Increase - Yarn Over (Video)

A knitting tutorial on yarn over. A yarn over increases the number of stitches in a row and create the little hole in the knitted fabric. The yarn over is an essential part of lace knitting. Needlepointers.com

Increase Tutorial (Knitting) - Two Methods

Two methods for increasing when knitting - the Make One (M1) method and the Knit Into the Front and Back Method (Kfb). The Purl Bee



Increases - Knitting (M1L, M1R, YO)

Video of increase methods when knitting - Make One Left (M1L), Make One Right (M2R), Yarn Over (YO) and more. Knitting Help.com

Increasing - Knit One Front & Back (k1f&b) - Video

A video showing how to increase by knitting one in the front and back of a stitch. You Tube

Increasing - Make One Left (m1l) - Video

A video showing how to make one left increase method. You Tube

Increasing - Make One Right (m1r) - Videa

This video show how to increase by making one right. You Tube



Increasing in Knitting - Make One (M1) - Video

A video on how to increase during knitting with the make one method. The Knitting Site

Knit Stitch

Knit Stitch

Learn how to do the knit stitch with this video tutorial. Needlepointers.com

Knitting Style - Continental Style

How to knit continental style. The Knitting Site

Provisional Cast On - Knitting (Video)

You Tube



Provisional Cast On Tutorial - Knitting

Purl Bee

Provisional Cast-On with Waste Yarn (Video)

A video on how to cast-on with waste yarn.

Purl Stitch (Video Tutorial)

Purl Stitch (Video Tutorial)

How to knit the purl stitch. Needlepointers.com

Reading a Knit Pattern

This articles explains how to read a knit pattern. Craft Yarn Council



Reading A Knitting Pattern

Learn how to read and understand a knitting pattern. The Spruce Crafts

Slip Knot - How to make a slip knot  - 3 methods (Video)

Slip Knot - How to make a slip knot - 3 methods (Video)

A video on how to make a slip knot for crochet or knitting. Instruction tutorial for making slip knots. This tutorial shows three different ways to make slip knots. Needlepointers.com

Tubular Cast On - Circular

Little Turtle Knits

Tubular Cast On / Invisable Cast On - Knitting

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Tubular Cast-on Tutorial

Pieknits

Twisted German Cast On - Video

This type of cast on is stretchy and is good for socks and mittens - a video on how to do it. You Tube

Yarn - Joining new yarn and working with colors

Learn how. Learn 2 Knit











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