Knit For Crocheters Series
If you’ve been debating whether you should learn to knit or crochet, check out the video below and see which might be better for your circumstances.
Starting out with the wrong materials will derail your learning before you even get started. Watch the video below to learn what materials I think are going to give you the best start when learning to knit.
The cast on is the single most important thing to learn in knit. Why? Because, without it, you can’t start a project! The long tail cast on tutorial below shows one of the most versatile and common knit cast ons you will find.
The knit stitch is the most basic of all knit stitches. That’s why it’s called the knit stitch! You will use it for everything you do in knitting so learning it first and practicing it over and over until you are comfortable will ensure success in your knitting future.
The purl is a very subjective stitch. You will see many different versions and I don’t think anyone of them is better than the other. However, I do think you will find one is better for you than all the others. I’m sharing with you my purl, but if it doesn’t click for you, DON”T GIVE UP! Watch more videos, go to your LYS, find other ones to try. I promise, one will click and you’ll be good to go after that.
It’s finally time to learn your first stitch pattern! The stockinette is the most recognizable knit fabric. With knit on one side and purl stitches on the other, you will be using this stitch pattern for the rest of your knit life.
So now you know the knit and purl stitch and the very popular stockinette stitch pattern. But do you really know your stitches? Can you tell what would come next if you put your work down and had to pick up from where you left off?
You’ve got your knit and purl stitch down, but every once in awhile, you find yourself losing a stitch from your needle. Don’t panic! You’re a crocheter, fixing these mistakes is going to be super easy for you. Lefties click here. Ad links: Click here for some of my favorite super bulky yarn. Get the DPNs…
Maybe you didn’t drop a stitch, you just made the wrong stitch in the wrong place. What do you do? You can’t frog it or you might lose all your loops off your needle. The solution — unknit it. This video will show you how to fix minor mistakes in your knit and purl when…
Before you make your first project, you will need to know how to finish it. How to get all those loops off of your needle is a necessary part of the process.
There are many different ways to bind off, this video will teach you one of the most basic ways.
Using your crochet hook to put stitches on your needle means you don’t have to pre-measure yarn like the long tail cast on. Using your foundation chain knowledge, you’ll be mastering this cast on in no time!
This tutorial presents the first Knit For Crocheters project. The 1×1 Rib Knit Scarf. This scarf will test your skill at your knit and purl stitch as well as help you with reading and fixing stitches and mistakes that might happen during the project. Download the pattern below the video. Left hand instructions click here.…