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How-To: Knit Stitch, English Style

Learn the easy, popular stitch.

Useful for:
Free Pattern: Everett

How-To: Knit Stitch, Continental Style

Learn the easy, popular stitch.



How-To: Purl Stitch, English Style

Learn the easy, popular stitch.



How-To: Purl Stitch, Continental Style

Learn the easy, popular stitch.



How-To: K1 P1 Cast-on

A great cast-on for ribbing.

Useful for:
Free Pattern: Parker

How-To: Knit & Cable Cast-ons

Expand your cast-on repertoire.

Useful for:
Free Pattern: Buginarug
Booklet Pattern: Pawtucket

How-To: Classic Cast-ons

Cirilia offers tips for several classic cast-on methods.


How-To: Purl Stitch

Cirilia makes purling easy.

Useful for:
Free Pattern: Moppet

How-To: The Knit Stitch

Cirilia shows you everything you need to know about this knitting essential.

Useful for:
Free Pattern: Truro


How-To: I-Cord Cast On & Bind Off

Master this easy technique.




EXPAND YOUR TECHNIQUE

How-To: Decreases, Part 1

Amanda gives you a step-by-step tutorial on decreases.


How-To: Demystifying DPNs

Cirilia demonstrates the basics of double pointed needles (DPNs).

Useful for:
Free Patterns: Footie, Cross Cross Socks
Booklet Patterns: Charlesfield St Socks, Sunderland

How-To: Knitting a Bobble

Try it. Amanda makes it easy.

Useful for:
Free Pattern: Wisteria

How-To: Yarn Overs

The very useful, very easy yarn over.

Useful for:
Free Patterns: Cloud, Safina, Abrianna
Booklet Patterns: Cerrena, Pekin, Stimson Ave.

How-To: Knitting with
Two Circular Needles

Try it. Amanda makes it easy.

Useful for:
Free Pattern: Sawtelle

How-To: Colorwork: Intarsia Basics

Tackle intarsia with Norah.

Useful for:
Free Pattern: Squirrely
Booklet Patterns: Krems, Hibiki


How-To: Knitting i-Cord

Simplifying this popular technique.

Useful for:
Free Pattern: Friedrich

How to: Slipped Stitch Colorwork

Create colorwork patterns with easy slipped stitches.

Useful for:
Free Pattern: Speckle
Booklet Pattern: Gull & Gull Hat
Booklet Pattern: Quixotic

How-To: Reading Cable Charts

Norah demystifies the useful cable chart.

Useful for:
Free Pattern: Rockport
Booklet Patterns: Arto

How-To: Making a Bobble

Amanda shows you how to make a bobble.

Useful for:
Free Pattern: Wisteria


How-To: Twisted Stitches

Very easy technique achieves very cool effects.

Useful for:
Free Patterns: Ria, Wishbone
Booklet Patterns: Nonpareil, Happiness, Petal, Herringbone

How-To: Shaker Rib

Amanda give you the step-by-step info.

Useful for:
Free Pattern: Casale


How-To: Colorwork: Stranded Basics

Norah demystifies the stranded technique.

Useful for:
Free Pattern: Vik


How-To: "Make One" Increase

Amanda de-mystifies a common pattern instruction.

Useful for:
Free Pattern: Ipswich


How-To: Making a Tassel

Amanda offers an easy how-to.

Useful for:
Free Pattern: Riacho


 
ASSEMBLE

How to: Mattress Stitch

Learn to lose your fear of seaming.

How to: Shoulder Seams

Norah's easy technique.

How-To: Seaming a Set-in Sleeve

Essential tips for success.

Useful for:
Free Pattern: Rockport


How-To: Installing a Zipper

Step-by-step instruction helps you install a zipper.

Useful for:
Free Pattern: Rockport


 

How to: Sewn-on Buttonband

Take the fear out of this easy technique.


How to: Three Needle Bind-Off

Useful bind-off technique simplified.

Useful for:
Free Pattern: Buckland

FINISHING TOUCHES

How-To: All About Ends

How to manage weaving in those ends.

How-To: Crochet Single Crochet

Cirilia demonstrates the single crochet.

How to: Picking Up Stitches

Learn two ways to pick up stitches along a curved edge.

How-To: Crochet Scalloped Edging

Cirilia demonstrates how to create a scalloped edging.

How-To: Crochet Crab Stitch

Cirilia demonstrates the crab stitch.

How to: Making a Button Loop

Learn how to make a button loop.

How-To: Crochet Chain Stitch

Cirilia demonstrates the chain stitch.

How-To: Making a Pompom

Amanda demonstrates how to make the perfect pompom.

PATTERN SPECIFIC TIPS

How-To: Kabak, Dropped Stitch

Amanda makes it easy.

Useful for:
Free Pattern: Kabak

How-To: Greer, Knit or Crochet

Amanda makes it easy.

Useful for:
Free Pattern: Greer

 

How-To: Francis, Knit or Crochet

Amanda makes it easy.

Useful for:
Free Pattern: Francis

How to: Spiderweb Embroidery

Cirilia demonstrates this whimsical bit of embroidery.

Useful for:
Free Pattern: Kokettera

 

How-To: Buginarug Cowl Tips

Cirilia makes it easy.

Useful for:
Free Pattern: Buginarug
Booklet Pattern: Pawtucket

How to: Cabled Pleat Technique

Stich in easy pleats with a cabled technique.

Useful for:
Free Pattern: Shiroshankar
Booklet Pattern: Loope
Booklet Pattern: Locus
Booklet Pattern: Pleat

 

How-To: Embellishing Ephemera Pullover

Cirilia shows you how to embellish with ribbons and strips of fabric.

Useful for:
Free Pattern: Ephemera Pullover


 

How-To: Embellishing Ephemera Cardigan

Cirilia shows you how to embellish with sock yarn.

Useful for:
Free Pattern: Ephemera Cardigan


 

How to: Four-Stitch Bobble

Learn the four-stitch bobble used in the Rosebud Cardigan from KnitBits #271.

How to: Welt Detail

An extra touch that is very easy and very cool.

Useful for:
Free Pattern: Gainsbourg
Booklet Pattern: Revés

 

How to: Cable Technique

Easy cables make a fancy stitch.

Useful for:
Free Pattern: Tarte
Booklet Patterns: Nesselrode, Emerson, Woolf

 

 
CROCHET

How-To: Crochet Crab Stitch

Cirilia demonstrates the crab stitch.

How-To: Crochet Single Crochet

Cirilia demonstrates the single crochet.

How-To: Crochet Scalloped Edging

Cirilia demonstrates how to create a scalloped edging.

How-To: Crochet Chain Stitch

Cirilia demonstrates the chain stitch.

BEHIND THE SCENES

Behind the Scenes: Fall/Winter 2009

Take a quick peek into what goes on behind the scenes at our photo shoots..

Berroco Behind the Scenes #1

Behind the scenes at our Spring 2009 photoshoots.

Berroco Behind the Scenes #2

Behind the scenes at our Spring 2009 photoshoots.

Berroco Design Team @ TNNA Winter 09

Highlights from a San Diego trade show.