Resources for KnittersTechniques, Tutorials, and Tips
On Socks and Feet and Fit
Foot Size Table: An excerpt from my sock book, a full list of US, UK and EUR shoe sizes with both foot length and foot circumferences.
On sock size and fit: what this negative ease business is all about
On picking up gusset stitches and avoiding a hole: It’s entirely possible you’ve been picking up that last stitch in the wrong place
On Mitten and Glove Gussets: an excerpt from the new book
On Zippers In Knits: to help with The Wild One Motorcycle jacket pattern specifically, and zippers in knits generally
Chart Reading: a basic tutorial, including details on how to handle repeats.
On Repeats in Patterns: * and () and , oh my!
WiseKnit: Knitty Techniques Video Column
Working with Bulky Yarns: the crochet cast on, keeping your bind off relaxed, working with ridiculously thick yarns without making your hands hurt
Tips & Tricks for Lace Knitting: An overview of how lace knitting works, using a lifeline to prevent mistakes, blocking
Working in the Round: Working on magic loop, two circulars and DPNs; a stress-free way to join in the round; how to fix a twisted round
On Seamless Garment Knitting: considerations, how to choose the right size, reinforcements
On Slipping Stitches: When to slip knitwise, when to slip purlwise, what on earth wyib and wyif means; slipped stitch color patterns.