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June 12, 2020

Circular yokes can be a bit of pain to make fit right. In this tutorial I show how to knit short rows for better-fitting round yoke sweaters.

May 22, 2020

For pretty much every increase you can think of there's a mirror-image counterpart! Here are video tutorials for six methods of knitting paired increases.

April 17, 2020

This year's mystery shawl, Trick of the Light MKAL includes some (optional) beaded sections. One of the questions I get asked a lot is how to place beads in knitting. It isn't difficult but does require nimble fingers and a bit of patience.

Here are three ways you can a...

April 3, 2020

Garter-tab cast-on is a method for casting on top-down triangle, crescent, or semicircle shawls. Learn how and why to use it with this step-by-step tutorial.

March 13, 2020

This tutorial details a hood-shaping technique with short rows: how it differs from other hoods, why and when you can and should use it, and how to do it.

February 28, 2020

Learn how to knit the Frost Flowers stitch pattern, a delicate and decorative stitch pattern made by knitting long stitches into the fabric a few rounds below. These are also known as knit-below or dip stitches.

December 20, 2019

What is the yarn weight when knitting with yarn held double or with two strands of yarn held together? This tutorial walks you through the math of calculating a precise answer every single time, with any combination of two yarns, and with any put-ups.

December 13, 2019

Learn how to knit garter stitch bobble bind-off with this step-by-step photo tutorial. This decorative bind-off is used in my Grand Fir shawl pattern.

October 11, 2019

Here's a handy colorwork knitting technique for the Halloween mystery mittens: how to catch long floats in colorwork on the next round. This method can be used even 2 to 3 rounds after a long float has been formed!

October 4, 2019

Here are two tutorials for the techniques used in the Horror-riffic Halloween Mystery Mittens: a two-color cast-on for a two-color ribbing.

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