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I've put together a few tutorials on techniques I love.


Disappearing Loop Cast-On

Sl2-k1-p2sso

How to make a yarn swift out of Tinkertoys



Techniques


Here are the standard abbreviations I use in my knitting patterns, along with some links to online tutorials and resources.


THE BASICS

k - knit


p - purl


sl - slip


Knitting in the round tutorial here from the Purl Bee.


i-cord  - a knitted tube made without turning. Knit one row, slide all stitches to the other end of the needle, bring yarn behind work, and knit the stitches again. Tutorial here from the Purl Bee.


i-cord with pipecleaners - tutorial here from waxandwool.


CO - cast on.


backwards loop cast-on: tutorial here from Knitty.


disappearing loop cast-on: tutorial here by me.


provisional cast-on: tutorial here from Knitty.


provisional crochet cast-on: tutorial here from BellaKnitting.


BO - bind off. Tutorial here from Knitty.


INCREASES

kfb - knit into the front and back of a stitch - tutorial here from the Purl Bee or here from TechKnitting.


yo - yarn over - tutorial here from KnitPicks.


m1L - using the needle in your left hand, pick up the stitch two bumps below the one just worked and knit it - tutorial here from Knotions.


m1R - using the needle in your right hand, pick up the stitch one bump below the next stitch and knit it - tutorial here from Knotions.


DECREASES

k2tog - knit 2 together


k3tog - knit 3 together


ssk- slip 2 stitches separately as if to knit, then knit these 2 stitches together - tutorial here from the Purl Bee.


sssk - slip 3 stitches separately as if to knit, then knit these 3 stitches together.


sl2-k1-p2sso - Slip 2 stitches together as if to knit 2 together. Knit the next stitch. Pass the 2 slipped stitches over the knit stitch - tutorial here by me.


FINISHING

grafting/kitchner stitch - tutorial here from Knitty.


three needle bind off - tutorial here from Knitty.


seaming side to side/mattress stitch - tutorial here from Knitty.


FUN STUFF

How to make a yarn swift out of Tinkertoys - tutorial here by me.


How to use a nostepinne - tutorial here by FiberFool.


If you find that any of these links are broken or have a suggestion to share, please contact me.


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