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Knitting tutorials

| Basic Stitches | More Stitches | Stitch Patterns |

 

Basic Stitches

The most basic stitches you'll need to learn. Try practising a few times to get the hang of each one before starting your knitting journey.

Slip Knot

Create a loop which will be your first stitch on your needle


Two Needle Cast On

Abbreviation: CO

Learn how to cast on after creating a slip knot and creating more stitches on your needle. Use this method for scarves.


Long tail cast on

Abbreviation: CO

Use this method for hats or jumpers to create a stretchy cast on.


Knit Stitch

Abbreviation: K

The first most important stitch you'll learn


Purl Stitch

Abbreviation: P

The second (and just as important as knit) stitch you need to know

 

Change a Ball of Yarn

For when you need to change colours or a new ball.

 

Cast Off

How to finish off your project.


 


More Stitches

And here's a few more you'll need to know.

Increase stitch - kfb (knit front and back)

Learn how to make extra stitches really easy!


Decrease stitch - k2tog (knit 2 together)

Great for our hat or sweaters projects.


Slip stitch

Abbreviation: sl

An invisible stitch to joining the fabric together

 

Weaving in

Hide your loose ends back into your work.

Made a Mistake - Dropped stitch

If your work is looking odd and you want to undo a few stitches, follow this useful tutorial - not all mistakes look the same so if you're stuck why not email us and we'll try our best to help you.


Made a Mistake - Undo a knit stitch

If your work is looking odd and you want to undo a few stitches, follow this useful tutorial - not all mistakes look the same so if you're stuck why not email us and we'll try our best to help you.

 


Stitch Patterns

Once you've mastered how to do a knit and purl stitch, you can combine them together to create different patterns.

Garter

As seen in Grazier Scarf

Stocking

As seen in Hadley Sweater

Rib

As seen in Vale Scarf

Moss stitch

As seen in Mateusz Snood

Cabling

As seen in Cable Coo Hat

Ladder

As seen in Drop Lay Scarf