Knitting Basics

Are you a seasoned knitter or maybe you've always wanted to learn how to knit? We'll teach you the basics and help you move on to more advanced skills.
A handful of roving yarns.
What Does Roving Mean if You Knit or Spin?
knitting abbreviations
Knitting Abbreviations and Meanings
How to Felt Knitted and Crocheted Items
How to Felt Your Knit and Crochet Projects
Knitting in the round
What Are Circular Knitting Needles and How Do You Use Them?
How to Work 2-Color Brioche Knitting
How to Knit the Brioche Stitch in Two Colors
Herringbone Knitting Stitch Tutorial Swatch
Learn How to Knit the Herringbone Stitch
Continental style knit
Learn How to Knit in the Continental Style
Seaming two pieces of knitting with mattress stitch
Finish Your Knits Perfectly With the Mattress Stitch
yarn storage ideas
15 Clever Ways You Can Store Your Yarn
How to Pick Up a Dropped Purl Stitch
How to Pick Up a Dropped Purl Stitch
How to Do Fair Isle Knitting
Knit Multiple Colors in One Row With Fair Isle Knitting
Stocking stitch in red wool on a knitting needle
How to Knit the Stockinette Stitch
Adding a french knot with yarn to a knitting project
Learn How to Embellish Your Knitting Easily With French Knots
Raglan sweater
Learn Why Slanted Sleeves Are Called 'Raglan' Sleeves
Man Knitting At Home
Knitting 101: Finding the 'Right' and 'Wrong' Sides of Your Project
An accidental yarn over might cause a hole
Learn What Causes Those Annoying Holes in Your Knitting
Knitting needles and wool
Need Help with a Knitting Pattern? Try These Steps
Assorted knitting locking stitch markers
What Are Stitch Markers and How Are They Used in Knitting?
knit two together, k2tog
How to Perform a Knit Two Together (k2tog) Decrease
A woman teaches a man to knit
Understand Why Your Knitting Pattern Says Yarn Forward
How to Work the Knit Cast-On
Make Stitches Using the Knit Cast-On Technique
Wrapped cast on stitches
Learn About the Wrap Cast On for Adding Knitting Stitches
stretchy piece of fabric
Knitting a Bind Off With Stretch
Parts of a sock and the definition of sock knitting terms.
Terms Knitters Should Know When Knitting Socks
Woman knitting with two circular needles
How to Knit in the Round With Two Circular Needles
Knitting needle and yarn
The World's Fastest Knitters Use the Lever Style
Bamboo stitch
The Bamboo Stitch is a Perfect Knitting Stitch for Men's Wear
garter round technique on needles
Tricks for Stitching Garter Stitch in the Round
Toward the bottom is a s1, k2tog, psso, while at the top is a s2kp
What Is Pass Slipped Stitch Over (PSSO) in Knitting?
An illustration depicting different weights of yarn
A Simple Guide to Understanding Yarn Weights
How to Change Colors When Knitting
Change Colors and Carry Yarn in Knitting Like a Pro
Balls of wool and knitting needles
Discover All the Tools You Need to Get Started Knitting
ball of wool with knitting needles
A Succcessful Start for Knitting in the Round
Close-up of a trinity stitch
How to Knit a Stitch With Lots of Texture
Curled sample of knitting
How Knitters Can Stop Stockinette Stitch From Curling
Wool and Knitting Needles
Pitfalls and Tips for Knitting with Bamboo Yarn
Working a swatch is key to easily resizing a garment
Learn the Basics of Garment Resizing in Knitting
Ireland, Close-up of fabric
Here Are the Top Tips to Stop Yarn Shedding
An unravelled knitting project
Learn How to Frog Your Knitting Safely
Woman knits a beautiful scarf in her living room.
Keep Knitting! Learn How to Join a New Ball of Yarn
Knitting needles and green yarn
Your Quick Guide to Blocking Your Knitting
Garter stitch terrain
How to Count Rows and Stitches in Garter Stitch
linen stitch is a pretty, easy, textured stitch patternt that looks woven.
How to Knit a Linen Stitch
Knitting needles and yarn
Give Your Stitches a Twist by Knitting Through the Back Loop
cast on
Knit Two Socks at a Time on Two Circular Needles
knitting - weaving in ends
Weaving in Your Ends to Finish a Knitting Project
An altered knit sweater
How to Adjust a Knitting Pattern so It Works for You
Woman knitting fair-isle sock
Keep Your Stranded Colorwork Knitting Looking Great With These Tips
Basket full of yarn
New to Knitting? Learn How to Read and Understand a Knitting Pattern
How Not to Start a Row of Knitting
How to Properly Start a New Row of Knitting
moss stitch
Learn to Knit the Classic Moss Stitch
k2tog tbl
How to Work a K2Tog TBL Stitch in Knitting
How to bind off in knitting
Finish Your Knitting Project With a Basic Bind Off
basic brioche stitch knitting pattern
How to Knit the Brioche Stitch
How Are Seed Stitch and Moss Stitch Different?
Knitting materials
The 7 Best Online Knitting Classes of 2022
A Collection of Different Types of Knitting Needles
What Are All These Knitting Needles For?
A singles yarn is made from one "ply" of yarn.
Learn About How and Why Yarn Is Plied
Knitting needles and wool
Why to Try Bamboo Knitting Needles
Flat knitting with circular needle
Learn How to Knit Flat Using Circular Needles