One of the things i like so much in knitting is its versatility. They’re often more than one way to achieve the same result, which is so great for people like me who get bored to do the same things over and over again. The I-cord cast-on is one of these !
I do like to match my bind-off with my cast-on. It’s not always possible, but when it is, I’m the happiest knitter in the whole world (for at least 10 minutes)! The long tail tubular bind-off appears to be the exact match to the long tail tubular cast-on we already talked about in another tutorial.
We all have weird prejudices against some techniques. One can find socks really frightening, others can be puzzled by the brioche stitch, etc. As for myself, I was convinced I…
Magic-loop or double pointed needles, that is the question. To help you choose a method, we’ve compile pros and cons of each technique.
The legend says that Lord Kitchener invented this technique to graft toes of handknitted army socks. Even if the technique was used long before, this technique is still named after its fervent champion. We too want seamless closed toes! Follow this technique tutorial.