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
Tip Tuesday: Twist in Stitches
Nalbinding TipTuesday Have a chain of twisted stitches? It’s normal and will straighten out after several rows.
Tip Tuesday: Counting Stitches in a Chain
#Nalbinding #TipTuesday Counting stitches in a chain? consider the middle of the chain.
Tip Tuesday: Counting Stitches in Rows
#Nalbinding #TipTuesday Counting Stitches - for rows of nalbinding, count the loops on the edge of your work.
Tip Tuesday: Braided Join
Nalbinding TipTuesday A braided join works great for yarn that doesn’t felt. (More joins to come…)
Tip Tuesday: Stitch Markers
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.
Tip Tuesday: Setting Down Your Work
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.
Tip Tuesday: Bumps on the Back Of Your Work
Belated Nalbinding TipTuesday - the bumps on the back of your stitches will even out as you work more rows.
Tip Tuesday: Radmanso Stitch Trouble Shooting
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
Tip Tuesday: Loop Confusion
Nalbinding TipTuesday - confused about which loop is which? Pull lightly on the working thread, the one that tightens is the last one created. (If you’re working on your thumb - for most stitches this loop will go on your thumb. If you need more than one loop on your thumb, you can pull the … Continue reading Tip Tuesday: Loop Confusion