Category Archives: Knitting

Right- and Left-Leaning Decreases

In knitting, there are two main types of decreases involving two stitches – right-leaning and left-leaning. It’s really useful to be able to tell these apart and know which action will produce which result. Right-Leaning The first decrease most people learn is knit two together (k2tog). This results in the left-hand stitch on top, causing… Continue Reading: Right- and Left-Leaning Decreases

How to Understand Cable Symbols

Cables can be quite intimidating when you first start knitting them and there seem to be a lot of different variations to learn. If you are using a pattern with a chart, this can make things a lot easier as the cable symbols often look the same as the end result. If you’re not familiar… Continue Reading: How to Understand Cable Symbols

How to Read a Knitting Chart: The Basics

Charts are really useful for knitting because they look the same as the finished knitting, so it’s easier to know what you’re doing and if you’ve gone wrong. However, they can be a bit confusing if you’ve not used one before. This blog post is going to help you learn how to read a knitting… Continue Reading: How to Read a Knitting Chart: The Basics