Can you knit two ends together?
Grafting: This is an excellent way of invisibly joining two pieces of knitting. The edges are not cast off and the knitting can be joined either while it is still on the needles or after it has been taken off. Grafting with knitting on the needles: Thread a wool or tapestry needle with a length of knitting yarn.
What is twinned knitting?
Twined knitting is an traditional Scandanavian knitting technique dating back at least to the 17th century in Sweden. You use two strands of yarn — knitting each strand is alternately and twisting them between each stitch.
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 Swedish knitting?
Sweden is also the birthplace of Tvåändsstickning, known in the United States as Two-End, or Twined, Knitting. This technique uses two strands of yarn from the same ball to create a thick, warm, and durable fabric on which embossed motifs can be worked. I enjoy teaching this technique as well as designing with it.
What is Z plied yarn?
Ullcentrum’s Z-plied is a 2-ply yarn with 300 m per 100 grams spun from pure Swedish wool from Öland. It is particularly suitable for twined knitting and available in a variety of Ullcentrum’s distinct and luscious colours. Sort by: Name.
Does 2 strands of DK equal chunky?
2 strands worsted weight = 1 strand chunky. 2 strands chunky = 1 strand super chunky.
How to cast on knitting stitches?
Step 1: Cast on half as many stitches as you need in total with color A. You can use any cast-on technique you want. Maybe a knitted cast-on, etc. Step 2: Cast on the other half of the required stitches with the same technique and using color B. Step 3: Stack the two needles on top of each other with the tails hanging down on the far left.
What is double knitting cast on?
This is probably the most popular double knitting cast-on technique. It creates a very stretchy and invisible edge. It’s perfect for projects where you don’t need or want a sturdy edge and you want to use both sides (e.g. hats, reversible mittens, etc).
When to use the knit cast on edge?
You can also use it on lace projects and with other patterns where you don’t want the cast on edge to detract attention from the knitting. The knit cast on is another easy method, and it has the added advantage of teaching the new knitter the knit stitch at the same time.
What is the difference between knit cast on and cable cast on?
Uses: Knit cast on is a good choice for all sorts of projects. It is relatively stretchy and easy to form. Cable cast-on is similar to the knit cast on except the needle placement to make the new stitch is slightly different. Uses: This cast-on method forms a firmer edge that is nice and even and looks like a cable.