Everything You Need to Read Your Knitting

Why does your knit stitch look a certain way when it’s twisted? What twisted it? What do you do if you drop a stitch and need to fix it? With experience, and a bit of practice, you can figure out what caused each issue and how to fix it.

But more importantly, if you want to master your knitting, there is no better way to do it than to learn to read your knitting and understand your stitches.

To make your life easier, I have put together a list of tutorials and classes that will help you to learn to read your stitches and knit more confidently!

7 Resources to Help You Learn to Read Your Knitting

Counting Your Rows

Have you ever wondered if the cast on counts as a row? And what about cable rows? We have all been there, when we cross a cable on the wrong row, or when we come back to a project after a while and we don’t remember what row the cable cross was on. To avoid this, I have prepared these detailed tutorials for you which will show you how to count your rows and why it is important to you.

Keep Tracking

I have been asked a lot on how to track your stitches especially in complex patterns and multiple pieces. So here is everything you will ever want to know about how to tracking your knitting. And, trust me, it will help you to not be lost and avoid the “how many have I done?” moments.

Measure Your Knitting

If you have taken my class you might know that I’m not a big fan of measuring your knitting in progress. Trusting your finished row gauge and keeping track of rows are my ways to do the measurement.

How to Read Your Knit Stitches & Master the Pattern

Are you tired of knitting the same scarves and hats? Are you frustrated by having to rip out all your hard work and starting over again because you don’t know where you were in the pattern? This digital class—How to Read Your Knit Stitches & Master The Pattern—is a must take for people who want to learn about how to not just knit, but to read your knitting. It’s also available in DVD

I hope these articles answer your questions! Last but not the least, relax, take your time, and have fun! It’s not as hard as you think. If you still have questions you would like me to tackle, leave in the comment and let me know. I will collect them and answer in my future tutorials.

And, in case you’re interested, here is a round-up of the tips on GAUGE. Enjoy!

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  • Kit Stahler-Miller August 13, 2021   Reply →

    Looks like a nice website. Attractive. When I start knitting again, I expect to view your website. Thank you Patty.

  • Marlene Graves February 21, 2022   Reply →

    You have some great tips. I look. Forward to all of them.

  • Barb July 20, 2022   Reply →

    Thank you for the very helpful tips! You are a great resource.

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