Fancy yarn bowls are pretty. Yet with a little imagination you can devise a simple, effective and affordable yarn holder from everyday objects. I especially like this one, as it looks very portable and would fit nicely in the knitting bag.
New to knitting or just need a refresher? Here's our new "Introduction to Knitting". This free three part series covers the basics: casting on, knit, purl, stitch patterns, binding off, and many more tips. Already handy with the needles? This is a great video to send to that friend who's always saying "someday I'll learn to knit".
How to Knit: A Complete Introduction for Beginners. Grab your knitting needles and yarn and get ready to learn how to knit! How to Knit: A complete introduction for beginners is a step-by-step tutorial for new knitters to follow along and learn to knit. The complete video is 45 minutes long and jam packed with knitting know-how for the new knitter.
KnittingHelp.com Video: Felted Join or Spit Splice (new color). The felted join technique, also called the spit splice works technique with yarns that are at least 70% wool. It will not work with acrylic or cotton yarn. Felting will dull the yarn. Best used on yarns that are already dull. This method is especially great for scarves and other garments with no “wrong side” to hide loose ends. You can also use water if you prefer not to use spit. ;)
Video Review: Denise Interchangeable Knitting Needle Kits Amy does a walkthrough of the popular Denise Interchangeable Knitting Needles. For thrift, versatility and flexible cable comfort, the Denise set can’t be beat. Plus these are made in the USA.
KnittingHelp.com Video: How to do Magic Loop Knitting Magic Look is a great alternative to using DPNs (double pointed needles) for doing small diameter circular knitting. It’s ideal for knitting socks. Maybe knitters who have problems with ladders (loose stitches between needles) switch to the Magic Loop technique and never look back.