On these pages you can find some general information about knitting. 2 Methods of knitting Materials: needles Materials: helpful things ” slug=”Knitting-tools” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”10000″]Read More →

What else can you use for knitting? Of course: needles, scissors, measuring tape, pins, and so on and so on. I am not going to give a treatise about these. But I will tell you about the stuff further in this article that can be easy to use. Stitch holders These are the kinds I sometimes use. On the left the well known stitch holders used for knitting cables. But did you know the ones on the right? These are also very handy. These are stitchholders also, but used to put stitches on for a while for later use. Crochet Needles Crochet needles??? Yes, crochetRead More →

What do you need for knitting? Knitting needles! Plain old knitting needles Knitting needles come in all kind of sorts and sizes for different purposes. These are the old needles I worked with in the past. I am sure they are still used a lot, and there is nothing wrong with them, but I don’t use them anymore. I used them by locking the backsides under my arms, but I discovered I have more possibilities with circular needles. But you will read about these further in this article. Double pointed needles: These needles are used for working in the round. I will use the shortRead More →

I will show you in the videos 2 different methods to make knitting stitches: the English and the German method. The English method is probably the most familiar method (for Dutch people). Most of us have learned to knit this way or seen our grandmothers and mothers do it this way. This method is fine. Keep doing it and certainly do not ‘unlearn’ it. The German method is a method I learned from American videos, and is more often a faster way of knitting. My daughters found it much easier to learn than the English method. I deliberately show them both, so you can make theRead More →