Knit it Now Tools

Knit it Now Tools Tutorial for Machine Knitting

You may not want to draft your own knitting patterns, but sometimes you need to modify a pattern for fit. Knit it Now tools takes the tedious math out of
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Using Hand Knitting Patterns

Using Hand Knitting Patterns Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Using hand knitting patterns for your machine knitting is easier than you may think! All it takes is little planning, familiarity with the
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What's a Charting Device?

What's a Charting Device? Tutorial for Machine Knitting

These handy knitting machine accessories have been called a number of names and come in different forms. Knit Leader, Knit radar ... the concept is the
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Pencil and Paper Charting - Introduction

Pencil and Paper Charting - Introduction Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Writing your own knitting patterns isn't hard and shouldn't be intimidating. It's a skill that every knitter (hand or machine) must have. This quick
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Curved Hems - The NO MATH Way

Curved Hems - The NO MATH Way Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Curved hems, deep and shallow are always popular. Shirt Tail hems at the side seams of sweaters, or curved hems at the front edge of cardigans can be added to
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Pencil and Paper Charting Part 1

Pencil and Paper Charting Part 1 Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Learning to chart by hand is essential for all knitters. Even if you use knitting software, a basic understanding will go a long way in modifying patterns and
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Pencil and Paper Charting Part 2

Pencil and Paper Charting Part 2 Tutorial for Machine Knitting

2nd in a series on charting without software, we continue the basic shape started in part 1. We'll calculate the position of the neck opening
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Pencil and Paper Charting Part 3

Pencil and Paper Charting Part 3 Tutorial for Machine Knitting

In part 3 we complete the written pattern for our simple garment. We work through calculating shoulder shaping. In addition, we discuss using the
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Pencil and Paper Charting Part 4 Round Neckline

Pencil and Paper Charting Part 4 Round Neckline Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Have you ever found a knitting pattern that you love, but the neckline was too high or way too low? Re-calculating a round neckline is the next topic
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Pencil and Paper Charting Part 5 Sleeve Length

Pencil and Paper Charting Part 5 Sleeve Length Tutorial for Machine Knitting

If you find that the sleeve measurement of a pattern is too long for you, it's not difficult to recalculate the shaping instructions.This tutorial is
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Paper and Pencil Charting - Modify Set in Sleeves 2

Paper and Pencil Charting - Modify Set in Sleeves 2 Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Second in the series on modifying a set in sleeve.This NO MATH method borrows a dressmaker 'slash and spread' method to re-shape a sleeve to enlarge the
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Paper and Pencil Charting - Modify Set in Sleeves 3

Paper and Pencil Charting - Modify Set in Sleeves 3 Tutorial for Machine Knitting

The next part of this series on enlarging the upper arm of a sleeve uses math for precision. This tutorial walks you through using a mathematical
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Paper and Pencil Charting - Modify Set in Sleeves 4

Paper and Pencil Charting - Modify Set in Sleeves 4 Tutorial for Machine Knitting

This is the final tutorial in the series covering modifying a set in sleeve Put on your thinking cap, pull out your calculator and we'll finish
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Paper and Pencil Charting - Modify Set in Sleeves 1

Paper and Pencil Charting  - Modify Set in Sleeves 1 Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Modifying set in sleeves to fit your upper arm measurements can be intimidating.This series of videos walks you through the process of changing the
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Analyzing Sweater Styles

Analyzing Sweater Styles Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Understanding and being able to identify basic sweater shapes is key to making good choices when planning your next sweater project. Are you pressed
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