When dividing your work for a v neck, or at the underarms while knitting in the round, just cross the last stitch over the first stitch before continuing on, like a mini cable, this will prevent loose stitches and unsightly holes.
Picking Up Stitches on a Curved Edge
I fully intended to take photographs but it slipped my mind. The conference in Indianapolis was lots of fun. My classes went well. The meeting was in a lovely area of town. The students were great. I hope Charlotte turns out as well. When I got home, I had lots of lessons waiting. After a day or two I was completely caught up. I will be gone from August 1-9 on a road trip so no blog or salon next week. STUDENT NEWS It is always nice putting a face to a name. Quite a few of my students were…
Hot Tip: Mind your edge stitches - Fringe Association
I’m pretty sure the first person to ever clue me in on this one was my pal Meg Strong. A lot of times there will be an edge of your knitting that’s exposed — say, the long sides of a scarf or the edge of a button band (when knit integrally or vertically). Or, as […]
Techniques In Depth: How to Pick Up Stitches - Modern Daily Knitting
A master class tutorial on how to pick up stitches, the tricky but necessary first step to adding edgings, bands, and other finishes to knitted garments.