Knitting Tips and Techniques
The articles on this page are a collection made up of hints and tips from various knitting lists and original articles written by me. Articles written by me are labelled as such at the bottom of the individual pages.
Articles marked with a W are part of the Knitting-and.com knitting wiki
Colour Embroidery and Colour Knitting
Cellular Automaton Design Written by Pati Taylor, used with permission from Debbie New.
Designing Hats with Ear Flaps by Judy Schroeder
The Fibonacci Sequence, Golden Ratios and Other Ways to Play With Numbers, or, How Wide Should I Make My Stripes? Thanks to Manny Olds and Raye Schwartz
Safety Tips for styling and choosing designs for children's knitwear
Garment Care and Repair
Reducing Pilling on a Finished Garment Thanks to Luce Soucy
Choosing Buttons for Baby Garments (from my blog)
Knitting a Hood Onto a Sweater Without a Pattern by Claudia Krisniski
Knitting Techniques in the KnitWiki
The KnitWiki contains many articles from working yarn overs in different situations and sizes to descriptions of many knitting techniques.
Bookmarks compiled by Sue Hotovec
Conversion Charts for yarn and needle sizes. Now Includes Japanese Needle Sizes!
Printable needle size chart to carry with you! Print it, laminate it and keep it in your knitting bag. Available in two sizes.
Printable yarn thickness chart Print it, laminate it, and you'll always know what yarn you need.
Knitting and Purling Backwards A useful technique if you hate turning after every row when knitting entrelac. Stitches are knit from the right hand needle and onto the left hand needle. Includes videos
Sewing Buttons onto Knit and Crochet Garments (YouTube Video)
W Yarn Over
How to work them before a knit stitch and purl stitch. Also includes instructions on working multiple yarn overs and yarn overs at the beginning of a row
Toys and Doll's Clothes
Ideas for Easy Barbie Clothes by Dez Crawford
Safety Tips for making toys for children under three years of age