HOW TO MAKE A DOUBLE LOOP

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 and I wanted to share a detailed explanation on how toContinue reading “HOW TO MAKE A DOUBLE LOOP”

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 get the hang of it, it’s easier! For this reason, IContinue reading “HOW TO MAKE HACHI TWISTS”

HOW TO knit popcorn stitch

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)

TEAPOT COSY tutorial. Beginner version included.

HOW TO: Assemble a blanket of knitted blocks

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…

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 photos and writing a post 😀  The idea behind my adviseContinue reading “HOW TO: SLIP THE FIRST STITCH”

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 this case, you need to knit your YO through its backContinue 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.

HOW TO: YARN OVER (KNIT YARN OVER) – OhLaLana!

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!”

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