I keep losing things so I decided to start a list of useful links and maybe other things as well. If anyone else has something useful to add, feel free, please.
How to join your yarn by making a double knot
I tried it, I like it.
Faux Side Seams
Side seams are good to have in sweaters but how do you have them when you knit in the round to avoid them? Mystery solved!
Hooked on Needles
MGM’s site with tutorials for crochet, Tunisian crochet, knitting, and much more.
[B]Knitter’s Graph Paper[/B]
Knit Hit Laces Archives
[U]Waffle Stitch in the round[/U]
Rounds 1 & 2: [K2, p2] to end.
Round 3: K all sts.
Round 4: P all sts.
Repeat these four rounds for Waffle Stitch.
Waffle Rib in the round[/U]
Waffle Rib (multiple of 5 sts)
Rnds 1 and 2: Knit.
Rnds 3-6: *K1, p3, k1; rep from * to end.
Rep Rows 1-6 for pat.
How To Knit Mock Cables
2 and 3 stitch twisted stitch mini cables
Twisted drop stitch
Eunny Jang video, elongated stitches
Twisted stitches/mini cables/mock cables
[B]Joining in the round[/B]
Vertical Stripe Scarf–Intarsia
Knitting in ends
Jogless Stripes in the Round - KDTV 311 with Eunny Jang
Very good video, the slip st is good for the first color change with multiple rows of each color, after that I like the one from planetpurl.
How can she knit so fast???
How to Knit Smooth Jogless Stripes in the Round planetpurl
Very easy to do and works well.
Adding cast on stitches
Using fewer loops and taking up the slack
COWYAK provisional cast on
Extra Stretchy Cast On for Ribbing
Interesting. I might try it.
How to Knit the Guernsey Cast On
" This method of starting a project is a decorative cast on traditionally used when making Guernsey sweaters. It consists of a series of knots connected by short strands of yarn that make small eyelets along the edge of your work."
Jeny’s Suprisingly Stretchy Bind Off planetpurl
TECHknitting - Ordinary chain bind off, part 3: binding off circular knits
Decrease bind off
Crochet bind off
When I’ve used a crochet bind off I guess I used a smaller hook as it produces a less stretchy bind off. Sometimes I want a less stretchy bind off to add stability.
[B]Joining ends, grafting[/B]
How to Reduce Stitches Evenly Across a Row
[B]Double knitting/Fair Isle[/B]
Ingrid’s Steeked Sweater 101
Ingrid said: I just wanted everyone to see that you don’t burst into flame if you cut knitting!
Not having tried steeks, I’ll have to take that on faith!
What You Didn’t Know You Needed to Know
Increasing in Pattern, Purling With Two Colours, other goodies.
The Two-handed Fair Isle Technique
This video will teach you how to master color knitting in rows or rounds with ONE thread of yarn only using an astonishing simple technique.–Caption from the video
I think I might try this.
Learn to Knit Toe-Up Socks, Part 3
Very Pink Knits - Starts with a provisional cast on of 1/2 the total stitches for the instep and uses short rows to shape the toe. When short rows are completed, live stitches from the provisional cast on are put otn to begin knitting in the round.
Easy Toe Up Sock Cast On
This looks good in the video, must try it.
Shandeh’s Video Tutorial on Knitting Ankle Socks
Lifestyle Toe Up Socks- No Swatch Needed
Silver’s Sock Class
Cat’s Sweet Tomato Heel- a Heel Tutorial
Step 1 - Setting up with waste yarn
Step 2 - Picking up the stitches
Step 3 - Knit the heel
For turkish cast on I was taught with these last socks (I have 6 cast on in various stages) we wrap 8, knit across the first needle, then using the tail and the working yarn knit around both needles. Then start your increases knitting the double stitches as one each time. Easy once you get the hang of it.
KNITFreedom - Toe Up Socks: When To Start Increases For Fleegle Heel
Kelley’s Mitten Class
[B]Center pull butterfly[/B]
This is the yoke-u-lator program to create the pattern for the circular yoke sweater. Top down.
[I]Blessing or curse? [/I]
Short Rows: Shadow wraps
The Fleegle short rows
YO Short Rows Tutorial
Rox Ask a knitter short rows
Cat’s short row heel tutorial, no w&t
Techknitting short rows 101
Double stitch short row heels
Something to try. When short rows are involved I’ll try just about anything once.
[B]For New Knitters[/B]
"To some knitters or would-be designers, there is nothing so daunting as designing a knitted sleeve that fits.
The problem with sleeves – whether the simple, boxy drop-shoulder style, or those involving more intricate shaping – is that there always seems to be a whiff of uncertainty about the finished product."