Russian bind off

This cast off technique is very interesting one. It may be a bit complicated to learn at first, but it’s definitely worth to try. Although it’s not as stretchy than Estonian bind off, it is very neat looking and my second favorite cast off method for now....

Stretchy bind off

Stretchy bind off is also known as “lace bind off” or “decrease bind off”. It’s a bit like Estonian bind off, but it’s not as stretchy (I think). Super easy to learn and quick to make. Find the video below 🙂 Step 1 Knit first two...

Long tail cast on

Long tail cast on, also known as German cast on, may look complicated at first, but if you get the hang of it, you will never go back to any other cast on method. It’s very versatile and suitable starting from lace shawls and ending with socks. And what’s...

Single cast on

The single cast on is the easiest cast on method in my opinion. First round/row is a bit tricky to knit, but it’s fantastic for lace projects. Nicely stretchy and elastic. This cast on is also good to use in the middle of the project, where you have to cast on...

Knitted Cast On

Knitted cast on is often used for starting Estonian lace shawls. It’s very easy and if you don’t have much experience with different cast-on processes, then this is the one I would recommend you to use. Especially if you’re about to start a lace...

How to make a slip stitch

Often times you are required to make a slip stitch or otherwise known as a slip knot before starting your cast on method and you as a beginner knitter might not what this means. The purpose of the slip stitch/slip knot is to stop your cast on stitches unraveling. And...

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