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(Don't) screw up your knitting: 11 Steps

(Don't) screw up your knitting: 11 Steps
May 3, 2022
11 steps for success with your knitting. No matter where you are on your machine knitting journey, check to make sure you are taking the right steps from start to finish.
Number 9 may surprise you.

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Too much math

Too much math
April 26, 2022
"Machine knitting is not for me ... there's too much MATH". Hand or machine, there are times when we need to drag out a calculator, but Knit it Now offers solutions that make this easier. Explore 8 times math is used for your knitting and how you can avoid the pain.

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Kids Heads are Big!

Kids Heads are Big!
April 19, 2022
When knitting pullover sweaters for babies and kids, it's important to make sure the neck opening will fit over the head.

Looking at sizing charts, 3 month heads are 15". Neck openings are 4.5". Yes, knitting stretches, but leaving one shoulder open is the answer.

Make it easier for Mom and baby - leave a shoulder open and add a designer element!

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European Shoulder

European Shoulder
April 12, 2022
A European Shoulder style sweater has shoulder seam shifted towards the back, so the seam is not at the top of the shoulder.

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Open Cast on vs Closed Cast on

Open Cast on vs Closed Cast on
April 4, 2022
There are many ways of getting your knitting started. Each method has it's uses, and falls in 2 categories; Open cast on and Closed cast on. Being familiar with multiple cast on methods is essential for all machine knitters.

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