My favorite stitch, Linen Stitch: Works on an even number of stitches. Row *Knit slip 1 with yarn in front. Repeat from * across, ending with a knit Row *Purl slip 1 with yarn in back. Repeat from * across, ending with a purl Repeat these
Judy's Magic Cast-On - Loop yarn around needle instead of using slipknot to start. Also wrap yarn around needles in a counter-clockwise direction (looking at the needle with it pointed towards you) so the stitches aren't twisted.
A Cable Cast On is a good way to cast on stitches in the middle of your knitting. Often a pattern asks you to be knitting along and then says, cast on some number of stitches. I almost always use a Cable Cast On in that situation.
Chain selvedge This is a simple trick that produces a neat and attractive finish on a selvedge edge. All you have to do is slip the first stitch of every row purl-wise and knit the last stitch of every row. by monica
When adding a new color, never knot! Instead, join new yarns neatly and invisibly at the beginning of a row. Knots have a way of coming untied and working themselves to the front of your work when you least expect it. We recommend this method: Place the n