Posts tagged: "knitting tutorials"

  1. FREE knit + crochet tutorials (+ anniversary SALE)

    Posted by on March 13, 2015

    Have you been following our third-anniversary celebration this week? We’re wrapping up the festivities today with our top knit and top crochet posts of the past year, plus a roundup of FREE knitting and crochet tutorials. Woohoo! But the fun doesn’t stop there—yesterday we shared some staggering stats: 798 posts, 1.4 million (yes, MILLION) page […]

  2. 2 easy ways to knit with two colors

    Posted by on January 30, 2015

    (Left: scarf from Knit One, Stripe Two) Here’s an easy technique to add to your knitting repertoire: two-color knitting! If you know the basics of knitting, you can master knitting with two (or more!) colors. Following are two easy ways to add a second color to your knitting, from the bestseller, A to Z of […]

  3. Tutorials week, day 5: 24 knit + crochet tutes

    Posted by on June 20, 2014

    We’re finishing our tutorial roundup week today with a BIG knit and crochet post! Whether you’re a beginner looking for a few basic tips or a seasoned pro who wants to try something new, Stitch This! is a great resource for instruction, inspiration, and ideas. We’ve pulled together 24 of our top knit and crochet […]

  4. Learn how to crochet right now!

    Posted by on November 22, 2013

    So you’ve been eyeing an adorable amigurumi pattern. But you’ve never tried to crochet, and the sight of a hook makes you a teensy bit nervous. Not to worry—we’re here to take the anxiety out of learning how to crochet. After all, we love to hook and think everyone should try it! If not for […]

  5. Chain cast on tutorial + bind off

    Posted by on March 8, 2013

    We know that the beauty of knitting is in the details—and that many of you love to get creative with the details in your projects. That’s why we’re so excited about what’s become one of our most popular titles: Cast On, Bind Off by Cap Sease. This robust reference guide includes over 200 ways to […]

  6. Swatch knitting + free dishcloth pattern

    Posted by on February 15, 2013

    What can you do with 365 different stitch patterns? We’ve had many creative customers make wonderful projects using the patterns in the 365 Knitting Stitches a Year perpetual calendar. But the most often-asked question about the calendar is, how can I use the stitch patterns to make an afghan sampler? If you like to knit […]

  7. New year’s resolution: organize your stash!

    Posted by on January 4, 2013

    As you know, the new year is an excellent time to start fresh. Many people are resolving to make changes like joining the gym, spending more time with the kids, or keeping a cleaner house. Maybe you have a few resolutions of your own for 2013—and if you’re like us, those resolutions might include one […]

  8. Teaching knitting to children

    Posted by on November 30, 2012

    Last summer, I started teaching my seven-year old son, Jack, to knit. I had been patiently waiting for just the right time for—well, years! I didn’t want to discourage him by starting too early; I wanted his efforts to be successful. To help me decide on the right time to introduce knitting, I watched his […]

  9. VIDEO: How to knit socks (from a newbie’s needles)

    Posted by on September 7, 2012

    A quick note. Knit & Crochet Saturday is moving to the weekday schedule at Stitch This! Welcome to: Now, onto today’s post: how to knit socks!   If you’ve been curious about how to knit socks and want to put all those luscious yarns and amazing sock-knitting patterns to good use, stay tuned. We’ll show […]

  10. Comfort is key: tips for ergonomic knitting

    Posted by on August 11, 2012

    er • go • nom • ic  /ərgəˈnämik/ Intended to provide optimum comfort and to avoid stress or injury. Designer, author, and teacher Ann McCauley brings a lifetime of artistic influences to her knitting. Her interest in knitting escalated when she toured Europe as a professional dancer and observed people knitting everywhere she went.  Her […]