The Crown Stitch is a delightful novelty stitch with high impact. While it looks complicated, the Crown Stitch is only worked over two rows and is quite simple to execute. Just one repeat of this pattern will surely spice up your knitting!
The tuck stitch is a decorative stitch that requires a stitch to be unraveled several rows and then reknit. The techniques sounds scary but it is easy to execute. Working this stitch will give you practice in repairing accidentally dropped stitches.
The Loop Stitch is a happy little texture stitch that will add a touch of whimsy to your next project. This video demonstrates the stitch for both Western-style and continental knitters.
Try this great textured stitch to add a bit of “oomph” to your next project:
YO, p2, pass yo over the 2 purl stitches and off the right hand needle.
The video demonstrates this stitch for both Western style and continental style knitters.
Add a beautiful textured appearance to your knitting with this simple stitch. P2tog leaving the stitches on the left hand needle. Now, work a k2tog into the same two stitches and remove from the left hand needle.
The knot stitch is worked over an even number of stitches. Although there are two decreases, the stitch count remains constant because each pair of stitches is worked twice.
Several stitches are slipped with yarn in front to create a stack of loose strands. These strands are gathered up in one stitch creating wings radiating out from the center. Done in a solid color, the butterflies are very prominent. When done in multiple colors, the butterflies are hidden and simulate tuck point quilting.
Embroidery adds texture and charm to your knitting. Add a bit of whimsy to your next project with the addition of a spider’s web. These raised circles will liven even the plainest piece of knitting and are incredibly simple to make!
Bobbles add texture and charm to any knitted garment. There are many ways to execute a bobble and my favorite is demonstrated in this video. This simple bobble has its origin in Irish knitting and finds its way into many Aran sweaters.