Knitting Tutorials

How to knitting techniques Skillful granny sitting on a couch with her granddaughter. She's teaching her how to knit, holding hands over hers.

You can browse below some step-by-step tutorials on useful knitting techiques.

I’ll be adding more in the future and I’m always happy to receive any suggestion you may have for future guides.

Click on the image under each “How to” to read the corresponding guide.

HOW TO: Assemble a blanket of knitted blocks

Step-by-step guide on how to assemble a blanket of knitted blocks. Different ways to make horizontal and vertical seams and examples.

knitting tutorials how to assemble a blanket of knitted blocks. knitted blanket of blocks multicolor with crochet border

HOW TO: make hachi twists

“HACHI” is the japanese word for the number 8, and that’s exactly what I see when I look at this: little eights stacking up. Is it just me?

hot to make hachi twists ohlalana knitting tutorials

HOW TO: intarsia – Oh La Lana! knitting tutorials

In the post I use my Bunny Baby Blanket as an example. You can find the pattern in my Etsy shop and in my Ravelry Store.

intarsia bunny on a blanket, wrong side before loosing yarn ends, ohlalana knitting tutorials

HOW TO: make a double loop element

how to make a knitting double loop

HOW TO: make a teapot cosy

Step-by-step tutorial to make a teapot cozy. Includes cabled and beginner versions, and instructions to sew the knitted panels.

ohlalana knitting tutorials to make teapot cosy for beginners, teapot cozy with cables

HOW TO: block your project depending on the yarn type

Blocking is a useful finishing technique for knitting and crochet pieces. Learn it to make your hard work look its best!

how to block your knitting depending on the type of yarn knitting tutorial

HOW TO: yarn over (KNIT YARN OVER)

To make a yarn over (YO) is the simplest method to increase a stitch, and is also widely used in lace knitting.

how to make a yarn over knitting

HOW TO: twisted yarn over – increase without a hole

how to make a twisted yarn over to increase a stitch without creating a hole knitting tutorial

HOW TO: make a simple loop element

simple loop knitting

HOW TO: knit popcorn stitch – Oh La Lana! knitting tutorials

Add interest to any project!

ohlalana knitting tutorials on how to knit popcorns

HOW TO: knit back and forth on circular needles (flat knitting on circular needles)

Useful technique to knit very wide pieces, specially if you don’t like to sew 🙂

tutorial How to Knit back and forth on circular needles

HOW TO: knitted yarn over – creating a hole

This is the simplest method to make buttonhole, like you can see in my TRAFUL easy baby vest.

yarn over creating a hole knitting tutorials

HOW TO: yarn over (PURL YARN OVER)

purl yarn over

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