Figure eight stitch on an Authentic Knitting Board Tadpole loom. Creates a lovey double sided fabric - cross stitch on one side and stockinette on the other. The yarn is Misty Alpaca Hand Painted Chunky in Pico.
Alternating garter and stockinette stitch in worsted weight yarn make an elegant blanket, bordered with a cabled knot edging. Meditative to make with a challenging twist, the Stornaway Throw is sure to become an heirloom for your home.
How to make a nice edge stitch. At the beginning of the row, hold the yarn in front (instead of in the back as it usually would be). Insert your needle in the back of the first stitch (knitwise) and slip it (without knitting it). Continue knitting your row as usual. The last stitch is knit normally. Only the first stitch is treated differently. You can use this technique for stockiness or garter.
Free Knitting Pattern for Denizen Poncho - Lynne Vogel’s Denizen is an asymmetrical poncho with a lace panel flanked by sideways knitted stockinette panels and finished with crochet. She provides instructions for “crocheting” with knitting needles. Pictured project by Schafsinn.
kitchener-stitch :: Kitchener Stitch, also known as Grafting or weaving is used for the toes of sox or any flat seam. To weave the edges together and form an unbroken line of stockinette stitch, divide stitches evenly on two needles, hold needles with wrong sides together, With tapestry needle work from right to left as follows.