The whip stitch also called overcast stitch, is a useful stitch to have in your knitting repertoire. This stitch does not need to be knitted by knitting needles but with a darning needle. This stitch is not only used to seam two knitted pieces together but it can also be used to add a decorative edge to a knitted piece.
Lace knitting is an ancient and intricate art. With the right knitting needles and yarn, lace patterns become easy. The basic rule of lace knitting is to create strategically placed holes in the garment you are knitting. From the simplest pattern to the most complex ones, lace knitting looks ethereal.
Neat edges add a beautiful look to your knitting. You feel proud of your labour and the neat project gives you a soothing effect. When we knit scarves, blankets, dishcloths and other projects that have exposed sides, the appearance of those sides can make or break the overall look of the project.
Knitting with color is an art and one that, with practice, can be mastered by every knitter who is willing to try. All you need is the right knitting needles and yarn in variety of colors, plus a willingness to learn some new techniques.
Once you find the right pattern and yarn, you get the itch to get your knitting project started. You may get your knitting needles and your favorite yarn and follow the pattern to the word but it still might not turn like you imagined or the picture you saw? You might wonder why?