The Ultimate DIY Shawl
Knitting diagonals is a common way for hand-knitters to make scarves, shawls, wraps and blankets. With a few considerations, machine knitters can join in the fun!
Slope vs Taper - Draft Angles for your Knitting
When drafting knitting patterns or just making adjustments, understanding the math behind angled shaping is important. Explore the difference between slopes and tapers. Do you struggle with math? Check out the Knit it Now tools to take the guesswork out of creating custom knitting instructions.
Machine Knitters: Save your Back and Shoulders
When machine knitting, your position at the machine is most important. Add to your knitting pleasure by being comfortable and protecting your back, neck and shoulders.
Master Automatic Stitch Patterning
The December LIVE meeting talked about using a single stitch pattern in many, many ways. From stitch variations, to color choices, to various knitting techniques, you can get a lot of mileage from a single stitch pattern.
This short video is an introduction to the topic covering automatic stitch patterning in general.
Neckline Planning for Machine Knitters
When choosing a sweater style to knit, one of the many decisions is "what neckline style do I want?" For machine knitters, consider your skills, your machine, techniques and your yarn when making a decision.