Category: How to

HOW TO MAKE A DOUBLE LOOP

HOW TO MAKE A DOUBLE LOOP, ohlalana

HOW TO MAKE A DOUBLE LOOP In Block 2 (and some others) of my Blanket MKAL 2021 used the LOOP I explained in the short post “How to make the LOOP in Block 2“. Today’s Block 8 features what I call a DOUBLE LOOP… Continue Reading “HOW TO MAKE A DOUBLE LOOP”

HOW TO MAKE HACHI TWISTS

how to make hachi twists

During my Blanket MKAL 2021 I’ll be using this element a few times. There are two ways of working it (I’ll explain both): with or without an auxiliary cable needle. Learning the second way will save you a lot of time and, once you… Continue Reading “HOW TO MAKE HACHI TWISTS”

HOW TO knit popcorn stitch | Big POPCORNS

HOW to knit popcorn stitch | big POPCORNS knitting tutorial

HOW TO knit big popcorns. Step-by-step photo tutorial to guide you over this technique, specially useful to make knitted pieces for babies and children.

HOW TO Make a Teapot Cosy (beginner friendly)

TEA COSY tutorial, how to make a teapot cosy, tea cosy, ohlalana

TEAPOT COSY tutorial. Beginner version included.

HOW TO: Assemble a blanket of knitted blocks

knitting blanket assembly ohlalana

There are several methods to assemble knitting blocks to make a blanket. I show you here the ones that I use the most. Before choosing the method however…

Blocking

Blocking techniques for knitting and crochet projects, explained step by step.

HOW TO: SLIP THE FIRST STITCH

When knitting something flat in any of my patterns, I always advise to slip the first stitch without knitting it. I was recently asked how to do it. What a good question from someone who’s just starting to knit!!! So here I am, taking… Continue Reading “HOW TO: SLIP THE FIRST STITCH”

HOW TO: Yarn Over (PURL Yarn Over)

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HOW TO: Twisted Yarn Over – Increase without a hole

how to Twisted Yarn Over Increase without a hole

In my TRAFUL Easy Vest**, I use Twisted Yarn Over increases to shape the armholes on the back. If you’re not sure to know what a Yarn Over is, please visit the post about it here. Twisted Yarn Over: Increase without a hole In… Continue Reading “HOW TO: Twisted Yarn Over – Increase without a hole”

HOW TO: Knitted Yarn Over – Creating a hole

You can knit the yarn over through its front loop (or front leg) with the purpose of creating a hole.  Let’s see how. 1) Knit until you reach the YO made on the previous row.