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 this case, you need to knit your YO through its backContinue reading “HOW TO: Twisted Yarn Over – Increase without 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.
A YARN OVER (YO) is the simplest method to make an increase. It consists simply of interposing your thread (yarn over) between two consecutive stitches, and working into it on the next row, creating a new stitch. YO is also widely used in lace knitting, ofter paired with decreases as ssk and k2tog. When youContinue reading “HOW TO: YARN OVER (KNIT YARN OVER) – OhLaLana!”
When you want to knit something very wide (let’s say, a crib size blanket, or a big adult poncho) there is simply no way to accommodate all your stitches in a straight needle. There is nothing more useful in these cases than using a circular needle with a long cable!! Of course, you will notContinue reading “How to Knit back and forth on circular needles (Flat knitting on circular needles)”