How do you increase a stitch at the beginning and end of a row in knitting?
One of the easiest ways to increase is at the beginning of a row. Insert the right-hand needle into the first stitch as if you were going to knit it, but before dropping the stitch off the left-hand needle use the tip of the right-hand needle to place the new stitch onto the left-hand needle.
What is the stocking stitch in knitting?
What is stockinette stitch? Stockinette stitch is where you knit one entire row, and then purl an entire row, and then repeat. The result is a wonderful even flat texture made up of those gorgeous stacked ‘v’ shaped stitches on the ‘right’ (or ‘front’) side of the fabric.
When you finish a ball of yarn and join a new one what will you do to the ends?
Dip each of the ends into a glass of water, just moistening the fibres. Use a paper towel to squeeze out any excess liquid. Overlap the too fanned ends and placing between your palms rub the yarn strands together vigorously. This friction will felt the two ends together.