Category Archives: Techniques

Kitchener Stitch Tutorial

Kitchener stitch is one of those things that tends to make some knitters nervous.  No need to be nervous!!  If you’re really concerned that you will mess up, then put a lifeline in the row you will graft, or the … Continue reading

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Closing the heel gap in socks

Here is my favorite way to ‘close the gap’ between the instep and the gusset on heel flap socks. I’ve tried several ways to close that little gap, and this is the one I’ve settled on as my favorite because, … Continue reading

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Steek Sandwich

Sounds yummy, right? 😉 In actuality it is a method of dealing with steeks which hides the steek inside a few rows of knitting.  Stitches are picked up through the fabric on the right side, and then stitches are picked … Continue reading

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Cutting the Steek

And here is the video I promised you! 🙂

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Preparing to Steek

I promised my guild that I would videotape my cutting the steeks for my sweater, so I figured to be thorough I’d do a whole post on the process. 🙂  Stay tuned for the actual video – this post will … Continue reading

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