Feature: Wiseknit™: Practical Knitting Wisdom, a free tutorial by Kate Atherley
Wiseknit: Practical Knitting Wisdom
by Kate Atherley
One of the wonderful things about knitting is that there are so many different solutions to every problem, so many possible answers to every question. This column aims to expand your knitting knowledge and toolkit with practical solutions and answers to your technical knitting questions and conundrums.
This issue: Working in the round
If you’ve never done it before, working in the round can seem pretty challenging – these videos get you started without fuss! And even if you’ve got some experience, there are things about it that cause worry, stress and concern. Whether you’re using circular needles, DPNs, Magic Loop or Two Circulars, these videos share some terrific tips for making it easier and less fraught. Kate shares tips for an easy join, strategies for using markers and not, and HOW TO FIX A TWISTED ROUND. Yes, really!
Knitting in the Round: Basics
Starting on 2 Circulars or Magic Loop
Avoiding Ladders, Working on DPNs, Magic Loop and 2 Circulars
The yarn used in this tutorial is Skacel Collection, Hikoo Simpliworsted: 55% Merino Superwash 28% Acrylic 17% Nylon • 140 yards per 100 gram skein, kindly provided by the sponsor of this column, Skacel.