Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Useful Goodies for Girl's Best Friend Pullover

This is such a simple, fun, satisfying knit! And you get to use some cool tricks of the trade.


Neaten Bind Off in the Round

I love this trick! As you know, when you knit in the round, you are really working a spiral, so there is always an annoying "step" where you leave off. Not anymore! Check out this nifty magic:


Backward Loop Cast On

This is my favorite technique for adding a few under-arm stitches when knitting a top-down raglan. This tutorial has it all: written and video!


Let me know if there are other tricks or treats you want to learn by leaving them in the comments!

2 comments:

  1. I just started learning how to knit sweaters Girls Best Friend was the third sweater I made. I had trouble with the diamond pattern in the sleeves needless to say my sleeve didn't look like the pattern. Reading and understanding patterns is a work in progress for me. I'm making the Girls Best Friend for the second time it's fun to knit.

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    1. Good for you for jumping right in with an intermediate pattern! Please don't hesitate to reach out for any help along the way. Happy Knitting!

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