Tip for using a needle with multiple eyes: Get several arm lengths of yarn and put la loop or section of it into each of the needle holes. When you need more yarn, pull a loop out of one of the needle eyes. This will help you use longer lengths of yarn, so you don't … Continue reading Tip Tuesday: Needles with Multiple Eyes/Holes
Instead of my regular TipTuesday post, I thought I’d share a few ways I’ve been playing with 2 colors of yarn and stitch structure using the Oslo stitch.In knitting we can carry another color of yarn behind our stitches and insert it as a different colored stitch. After completing a 2 color knitted hat with … Continue reading Playing with Color and Structure – Oslo Stitch
Nalbinding TipTuesday Have a chain of twisted stitches? It’s normal and will straighten out after several rows.
#Nalbinding #TipTuesday Counting stitches in a chain? consider the middle of the chain.
#Nalbinding #TipTuesday Counting Stitches - for rows of nalbinding, count the loops on the edge of your work.
Nalbinding TipTuesday A braided join works great for yarn that doesn’t felt. (More joins to come…)
Nalbinding Tip Tuesday - Stitch markers! A few types I’ve found that work well are yarn, bulb safety pins, and crochet locking markers. The last two kinds I like to put through the middle and top loops of a stitch, so the markers don’t stretch the loops they mark.
Nalbinding TipTuesday Setting down your work: Take note of the direction the working yarn comes out of the stitches. (Some stitches will come out on the other side of the loops - such as plaited edge stitches.) Then you’ll easily know the front and the back of your work.
Belated Nalbinding TipTuesday - the bumps on the back of your stitches will even out as you work more rows.
Rådmansö Stitch Trouble Shooting for #Nalbinding #TipTuesday - One of the stitches I personally want to use more in my work is the Rådmansö Stitch. It’s quite different from the stitches I’ve often used. You pick up 3 behind the thumb, twist and wrap the working yarn around your needle and pull the needle through. … Continue reading Tip Tuesday: Radmanso Stitch Trouble Shooting