How to Knit the 2×1 Rib Stitch

How to Knit the 2×1 Rib Stitch

Ribbing is a must-know in knitting In this episode of B.hooked Knitting, I’ll be teaching you how to knit the 2x1 rib stitch. There are many different types of ribbing in…
How to Knit the Seed Stitch

How to Knit the Seed Stitch

Looking for an easy stitch with texture? The Seed Stitch is it. In this episode of B.hooked Knitting, I’ll teach you how to knit the the seed stitch. This stitch is…
Knitting Increases: M1R and M1L

Knitting Increases: M1R and M1L

Knitting Increases 101: What is M1R and M1L? M1R stands for  "make one right" and M1L stands for "make one left. They are standard knitting increases used in knitting patterns for elements…
How to K2Tog – Knit Two Together Decrease

How to K2Tog – Knit Two Together Decrease

What is K2tog? K2tog stands for  "knit two together" and it is a standard decrease used in knitting patterns. When you make a k2tog, you effectively decrease your stitch count by one.…
How to Make a Gauge Swatch

How to Make a Gauge Swatch

This resource was sponsored by Red Heart Yarns Everyone tells you to make a gauge swatch. Here's why. When was the last time you worked tirelessly on a project only…
How To Knit the Garter Stitch

How To Knit the Garter Stitch

Great texture and perfect for beginners. In this episode of B.hooked Knitting, I’ll be teaching you how to knit the the garter stitch. This stitch is perfect for beginners and recommend that…
Simple Knitting Bind Off

Simple Knitting Bind Off

There are many methods of binding off. Here is my favorite simple knitting bind off. When you finished knitting the length of your project, you'll need to bind off (or…
Long Tail Cast On

Long Tail Cast On

  The most frequently used cast on method: Long Tail Cast On Every knitting project begins with a cast on - putting the first loops on your needle to work…
How to Make Tassels by Hand

How to Make Tassels by Hand

How to Make Tassels? It's Easy! The Craft Yarn Council made an announcement recently calling all yarn lovers to join them in their Pom Pom Party! They kicked off the…
Crochet Oval

Crochet Oval

A few months ago, I published The Ultimate Guide to Crochet in the Round. But what if you need to crochet an oval? Do the same rules apply? The short answer is…
How to Read a Crochet Pattern

How to Read a Crochet Pattern

Not too long ago I was in your shoes, the desperate "I just don't get it" pair of shoes. It was a very uncomfortable position to be in. I just…