Simply put: Ease is the difference between the size of your finished knit and the size of your body. So, if your item is bigger than you, it’s got positive ease. If it’s smaller than you, it’s got negative ease. So, how much ease is right for you and your project?
Knitting techniques, from specific to in-depth tutorials.
How to work an i-cord bind-off, a lovely little knitterly detail to finish a sweater neckline, blanket or shawl edge.
It’s all about that spit join! How to join two strands of yarn with a little spit and friction.
Learn to knit slipped stitches and create interesting textured, colourwork fabrics.
Ready to get started with colourwork? Start off nice and simple, and the rest is just…details.
It’s possible (and FUN) to choose from your stash of leftovers and odd balls when knitting colourwork projects – these are my best tips for getting started, and mixing yarns of different weights, textures, and constructions when knitting colourwork.