Free Knitting Videos

This page is a work in progress.  I will be adding more videos as time permits.

Gauge 101 - What it is, how to knit a gauge swatch, and why it is important

Casting On:

Alternating Loop Cast On
Backward Loop Cast On
Beaded Cast On
Bobble Cast On
Cable Cast On
Crochet Cast On
Fringed Cast On
Garter Tab Cast On
I-Cord Cast On
Knitted Cast On
Long Tail Cast On
Loose Cast On
Picot Cast On
P1, YO, P1 into same stitch

Make One - Knit side and Purl side (either left or right slanting):
M1L = Make 1 Left
M1R = Make 1 Right
M1P - Left or Right

Slip, Slip, Knit (SSK) - left leaning
Slip, Slip, Purl (SSP) - left leaning, worked on wrong side
Knit Two Together (K2tog) - right leaning
Purl Two Together (P2tog) - right leaning
Knit Two Together TBL - left leaning
Purl Two Together TBL - left leaning
Purl Two Together TBL - easy alternative method
KRPR (Knit, Return, Pass, Return) - right leaning
SKP or SKPO - left leaning
SK2PO - double left leaning
S2KPO - centered double decrease
Knit Three Together (K3tog) - double right leaning decrease
Purl Three Together (P3tog) - double right leaning decrease, worked on wrong side


Picking Up Dropped Stitches:

On Garter Fabric
On Stockinette Fabric

Mattress Stitch

Tips and Techniques:
Pick Up and Knit/Purl
Russian Join
Felted Join or Spit Splice
Wrap and Turn Short Rows
Find the End of Yarn Easily (most of the time)
Knitting With Sequins
Knitting With Beads
Knitting Ruffles
Crochet Border
Knitting Back to Fix a Mistake
Slipping the First Stitch
Picots on the Side
Knit the Knits, Purl the Purls
Pass Slipped Stitch(es) Over
Duplicate Stitch
Knitting Bobbles

Add a Border:
Garter Stitch Border
Seed Stitch Border

Winding Your Yarn:
Winding a Center Pull Ball Without a Ball Winder
Using a Yarn Swift and Ball Winder 

Dye Your Own Yarn:
Kool-Aid Dyed Yarn

Slipping Stitches:
Knitwise and Purlwise
Slip Stitches With Yarn in Front vs With Yarn in Back

Part One and Part Two

In the Round or Seamless Entrelac (I recommend trying entrelac flat first, then using this tutorial to build on your skills.  It is essentially the same process, minus the side triangles!)

Scribble Knitting a/k/a Scribble Lace
(pattern no longer available)

Knitting Cables:
Basic Info - Introduction to Cables
Reversible Cables - forthcoming
Cabling Without a Cable Needle

Knitting from a Chart  - with link to a practice chart for Fern Leaf Lace that you can print and work along with the video

Knitting With Double Pointed Needles (DPNs)

Knitting With Circular Needles:
In the Round

Magic Loop Knitting

Knit Triangle Shawls:
Bottom Up
Top Down 

Twice Knit Knitting:
Basic Info 

Standard I-Cord - DPNs or Circular Needles
I-Cord on Straight Needles
Beaded I-Cord
Spiral/Curly I-Cord

Beaded Tassels
Plain Tassels

Adding Simple Fringe
Beaded Fringe
Knotted Fringe - Double and Triple
Knitted Fringe

Pom Poms:
Using the Clover Pom Pom Tool
Using a DIY Cardboard Form

Knitting Scarves:
How to Knit a Scarf
How to Knit a Spiral Scarf
How to Knit a Potato Chip Scarf

How to Knit a Dish or Wash Cloth


Knit a Garter Stitch Scarf
Skinny Scarf in 2x2 Rib
Diamond and Lozenge Dishcloth (Knit Along Pattern)

Knit a Scrubbie