Entries Tagged as Stitch Techniques

Corrugated Rib on the Knitting Machine

Hand knitters work a 2 color ribbing alternating the colors in the knit and purl stitches. Often used with stranded (fairisle) knitting, the results are beautiful!

Machine knitters can mimic this technique with great results.


Built-in I-cord Edges - A challenge

Recently a hand knitting friend learned a new technique called built-in I cord edges. She said to me ... "Bet you can't do that your machine" (good-naturedly).

HA! I immediately sat down and proved her wrong.

Chained Edges - from the HK world

Here's a pretty finish for edges that aren't going to be seamed.

Hate to Kitchener Stitch? Try This!

kitchener stitch on the knitting machine Do you hate to work Kitchener Stitch? Working it on the knitting machine, makes fast work of the task and results in perfect grafting ... every time!

NOW Cables

Try knitting ever-popular cables with dropped stitches or needles out of work (NOW) for an edgy fabric.

Imagine a shawl knit from side to side. Gravity would keep the openwork strands open.  

machine knit cables


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