How to knit a simple neckline — The Craft Sessions

The Craft Sessions

How to knit a simple neckline



A Proper Cocoknits Neckline

Technique Thursday — Ysolda

Technique Thursday

A formula for evenly distributing increases or decreases.

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This is my go to short row method, especially for things like sweaters. Almost all short row methods have a structurally identical result, what varies is the tension of the yarn that connects the short row to the previous row and whether any of the stitches involved end up distorted. The thing I like the most about this method is that it produces a very symmetrical result, and it's easy to close the gaps when knitting in the round. The video below covers preparing and closing the gap ...


Technique Thursday - Wrapless Short Rows

New tutorial: Knitted Pleats // Knitbot

Knitbot, by Hannah Fettig

New tutorial: Knitted Pleats

How to Knit - The Basics from Design*Sponge - Helpful tips for beginners.

How to Knit: The Basics | Design*Sponge

Provisional crochet cast on. I like it!

Classic Elite Yarns - Stitches

Fantastic tips for perfect underarms in seamless, top-down sweaters. I love Georgie Hallam's patterns, and this tutorial is not to be missed!

Have you got great underarms?

DIY Tutorial on How to Knit a Circle

Con un filo: Tutorial

Cable tutorial

Getting Purly With It
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Blocking - simple, straight forward information on basic blocking. Number 1 of a series of articles on blocking. ~s~

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TECHknitting: The BEST way to attach lining fabric to knitting--the OVERCAST STITCH (part 5 of "hand sewing for hand knitters")

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Tutorial on how to pick up stitches; difference between pick up/pick up and knit. Very helpful for log cabin throw.

Yarn Harlot: Pick-up Lines

Color Theory With Jared: Icelandic Yokes Part 2 // Brooklyn Tweed

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Judy's Magic cast on for toe-up socks -- very clear instructions for both circular needles & double pointed needles. Also check out 9-inch circular needles.

WIP Wednesday: toe-up socks!

Tips for knitting stripes in the round

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How to Graft Stitches Head to Side

How to Graft Stitches Head to Side - For Dummies

video tute by ysolda


Technique Thursday — Jeny's Surprisingly Stretchy Bind-off

Russian method for joining yarn ends. Insanely genius! OH MY GOD why did I not know this?? No more loose, ugly ends! Thank GOD.

Russian Join - Knit Picks Tutorials

From Purl Bee: Easiest provisional cast on ever!

Provisional Cast On

How to trap floats when practicing stranded knitting.

Stringing Along

Anna Zilboorg’s Perfect Buttonholes | Whistling Girl Knits

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How to knit using multiple colors.

Stringing Along

Tutorial on how to substitute yarn for your next knitting project.

Substitute Teacher