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Slipped stitch in garter stitch – easy knitting tutorial

Following from last tutorial, what about if you want neat edges on your scarf?

The solution is easy: start your rows with a slipped stitch.

This is how you make a slipped stitch in garter stitch.

To practice your stitch you can knit a scarf in garter stitch.

Watch last week’s garter stitch tutorial to learn if you haven’t already.

Cast on some stitches on your needle. For instance 35 or 40 stitches, stretch them a bit on your needle to see if that’s the width you’d like your scarf to be.

If too wide, undo a few. If too narrow add a few more stitches.

Abbreviations on patterns

Slipped stitch edge in garter stitch

Garter stitch – easy knitting tutorial

Following from last tutorial, let’s start knitting!

I don’t give the number of stitches to cast on but you can start with the gauge number given on your yarn.

Garter stitch is the first stitch most people learn when they start knitting.

To practice your stitch you can knit a scarf.

Cast on some stitches on your needle. For instance 35 or 40 stitches, stretch them a bit on your needle to see if that’s the width you’d like your scarf to be.

If too wide, undo a few. If too narrow add a few more stitches.

Abbreviations on patterns

Garter stitch - easy knitting video tutorial

Single cast on – easy knitting tutorial

I posted a question on Facebook and Instagram about knitting, crochet and embroidery tutorials and many of you were interested in learning so this is my first knitting tutorial.

It’s aimed at the total beginner.

This week we’ll start learning a single cast on in preparation for garter stitch on the next video.

What do you think?

What about my quilting tutorials? Quilting tutorials will continue as before.

Abbreviations on patterns

Single cast on - easy knitting video tutorial