In today’s tutorial, Tabetha shows her favourite method of blocking: steam blocking. Steam blocking is a good alternative to wet blocking if you don’t have the time to wait for a piece to dry or are short on space. Tabetha is blocking her Christel Stole (made with SweetGeorgia Seasilk Lace in Flamingo and Rosé Day). […]Continue reading "How to Steam Block"
In today’s tutorial, Felicia is showing you how to wet block! The piece she is finishing is the two pieces of her Sailing Sweater (designed by Beckie Paul, knit in SweetGeorgia Mohair Silk DK in Arbutus). Download the transcript for this video here »Continue reading "How to Wet Block"
Alternating yarns in a knitting project can result in loose, sloppy edges and just be a general nuisance. In this video, we give you tips on how to alternate yarns in a project in a neat and tidy manner. Enjoy! Download the transcript for this video here »Continue reading "Alternating Yarns"
It’s always an awesome feeling to finish a project, but then you realize with dread that you have a million and one ends to weave in… In this video, we show you how to weave in ends as you go so you can avoid all the fuss later! Download the transcript for this video here […]Continue reading "Weaving in Ends as you Knit"
In this video, our design director Tabetha Hedrick shows us how to accomplish short rows with a technique called wrap and turn. Wrap and turns can sound a little daunting at first, but as you’ll see in the video, once you get the hang of it, it’s not so bad at all. Download the […]Continue reading "Wrap & Turn Tutorial"
Do you ever get frustrated at messy edges of your knitting? If so, this is the tutorial for you! Our design director, Tabetha Hedrick shares her favourite technique to keep those ends neat and tidy in this tutorial video. Download the transcript for this video here »Continue reading "Tabetha’s Favourite Slipped Stitch Selvedge Tutorial"
https://vimeo.com/294874956 In this tiny tutorial, I demonstrate winding a 3-yard warp on a warping board to use in a handwoven blanket. If you have any questions about winding a warp on a warping board, feel free to ask here in the forums » In this tiny tutorial, I demonstrate winding a 3-yard warp on a […]Continue reading "Winding a Warp"
A “raised increase” the least disruptive to the knitted stitches around it and if only a single raised increase is worked, it’s virtually invisible in a ground of stockinette stitch!Continue reading "Raised Increases"
Right and Left Twists create a mock cabled texture along the fabric. Essentially, it’s a quirky little way to work two knit stitches so that they cross over each other. In this video, we’re going to show you how to work the Left Twist.Continue reading "Left Twist (Mock Cable)"
The technique of cabling without a cable needle is a sure way to speed up your stitch work, maintain your knitting speed a little better, and help you to fall in love with cablework all over again.Continue reading "Cables Without a Cable Needle"
This easy guide shows you exactly how to save a dropped stitch without any extra tools, crochet hooks, or anxiety. All you need is the knitting needles you are already working with.Continue reading "Saving a Dropped Stitch"
Think of pattern schematics as a blueprint of your project, a visual representation of what you are making long before you ever make it. This tutorial is going to walk you through exactly how to use it from start to finish.Continue reading "Understanding Pattern Schematics"
Right and Left Twists create a mock cabled texture along the fabric. Essentially, it’s a quirky little way to work two knit stitches so that they cross over each other. In this video, we’re going to show you how to work the Right Twist.Continue reading "Right Twist (Mock Cable)"
There are a variety of ways to join new yarn in the middle of a row (or anywhere, really), such as knitting-in or Russian joins. One technique is called the Wet-Splicing method.Continue reading "How to Wet-Splice Your Ends in Knitting"
The Elastic Bind Off is a fabulously stretchy edge that is perfect for lacy lace shawl edges where you need a lot of give. It’s also well suited for necklines, sock tops, and sleeve cuffs! The best part is how unbelievably simple it is!Continue reading "Elastic Bind Off"
Intarsia is a method of knitting with multiple colours, but only working with one at a time to create “blocks” of colour. In essence, you work a section of stitches with one colour, drop it, pick up the next colour and continue on your way.Continue reading "Two-Colour Intarsia"