Do you love learning new things about knitting? Are you ready to become an even better knitter? If you’re nodding your head to both of those questions, then this is the place for you.
Whether you’re an old-school knitter or a complete beginner, there’s always something new to learn. In this section, you’ll find free guides on everything from stitching techniques to the latest indie designers. We’re just getting started, but watch this space – there’s much more to come!
Knitting Tips, Techniques, and Guides
Learn what you can do with your leftover yarn and find a selection of fun, free, and easy scrap yarn knitting projects.
Find out how to fix the most common mistakes in knitting. You’ll learn how to knit backwards, how to unravel your work, and how to prevent mistakes happening.
Find out how the Continental and English knitting styles differ. You’ll learn which method is easiest, fastest, and best for you.
Learn about the 15 most common cast-on methods in knitting, with step-by-step instructions, descriptions, and tutorial videos for each technique.
Learn how to easily count your knitting rows in different stitch patterns, both with tools and without.
Confused about the two sides of your knitting? Learn how to identify the right and wrong sides and why it matters in this comprehensive guide.
Learn how to easily finish knitting a scarf by binding off, weaving in your ends, and adding a decorative fringe.
Here you’ll learn the difference between knitting and crochet and the pros and cons of both crafts.
Learn how to adjust and perfect your tension in this complete guide to knitting gauge, how to measure it, and the factors that affect it.
Find out whether blocking is necessary, what tools you’ll need, and how to block knitting using four different methods.
Compare the best knitting classes for beginners and advanced knitters in this collection of six top knitting courses that are actually worth taking.
Learn how to knit 30 different types of knitting stitches with this list of knitting stitch names, descriptions, and tutorial videos.
Learn about the different types of yarn texture and how they can affect your knitting projects.
Learn about the different types of knitting yarn, natural versus synthetic fibers, and how to choose the right yarn type for your projects.
Find out what straight, circular, and DPN needles are used for and the pros and cons of common needle materials.
Find out exactly what yarn weight categories mean and how to use a weight conversion chart to convert from one standard to another.
In this knitting abbreviations chart, we explain over 120 different knitting abbreviations to help you decode your next knitting pattern.
Check out this list of 10 top indie knitwear designers you should be following on Instagram.
Find out how to choose the size of your needles and convert sizes between different measurement systems.