How to sew a side seam on stockinette stitch

Fall is the perfect time of year to put summer’s cotton garments behind you and concentrate on the new season’s projects to fill your closet. You are probably dying to get started on a new sweater or cozy cardigan for the cold months ahead and, since we don’t want anything to stop you from casting […]

ASMR

Millions of people around the world use knitting as a form of relaxation, it helps us to disconnect from everything around us creating a positive stimulus that produces a feeling of well-being. Thousands of knitters familiar with these benefits have even united knitting with ASMR relaxation techniques to increase its benefits even more. You don’t […]

How to work the Front Loop Double Crochet

There are times when the easiest stitches are the ones that create the most amazing textures and results. We cannot not marvel to this front loop double crochet stitch, which we’ll teach you with today’s step-by-step, and that will allow you to make combinations to create gorgeous effects. With it, you can work, for example, […]

How to add crochet borders

The edges of a project are very important to finish off our work. On our blog we already saw 4 ways to add crochet borders and today we are going to show you another way to crochet borders. Instead of adding a border at the end of your project we will learn how to continue […]

HOW TO CROCHET A PETAL

For this post we have prepared the following: we teach you how to make a petal with a crochet hook so you can decorate any of the garments you make. This pattern can be used to decorate a hem, to decorate a project made with a single stitch (a simple crocheted blanket, for example) to […]

HOW TO KNIT DIAGONAL STRIPES STITCH

For today we prepared something simple that you are going to love. The diagonal stripes stitch is easy to do and looks great whether as the base stitch or as a cast off for a garment. You can knit a large variety of garments using this stitch with the advantage that it is reversible, the […]

HOW TO AVOID TWISTED STITCHES

Surely, more than once, you’ve had to undo a row, or you’ve found that you dropped a stitch and you have to quickly save it before it unravels down the fabric. There are times that we quickly pick up those stitches and re-knit them and … hey, they don’t look like the others! What have […]

How to crochet waffle stitch

Sometimes we don’t know which stitch to use for our next project and we always wind up using the same one. The solution is to learn different stitches and today we are going to explain how to crochet waffle stitch. It’s a stitch that comes out very thick and very pretty. It’s perfect for a […]

NORDICS

Lialykke – Tell us a little bit about yourself! I’m Julia, or Lia, 26 years old and a Dane living in Northern Germany by the sea. – How would you describe the new design? I love scandinavian simplicity and the design should represent that. My goal was to create a piece that I will get […]

HOW TO KNIT A PICOT CAST ON

We’re always learning new, little easy tricks that will give a special touch to your creations. In today’s post, we’ll see how we can knit a picot cast on to start a poncho or add it to that simple sweater to give it a unique touch. You will see that it’s an easy stitch technique […]

2019

Thinking about Christmas is synonymous with thoughts of family, friends, happiness, new purposes, dreams fulfilled, and those that have yet to be fulfilled … and it’s also synonymous with thoughts of yarn. And with that, little by little, we’ve become one more part of your– sorry– our Christmas, and this is because of all the […]

HOW TO KNIT INDIAN CROSS STITCH

There are stitches that add at touch of originality to any garment, going from something basic to an essential in our closet and that brightens most any of our winter looks. Today we’ll teach you to knit the Indian cross stitch. Can’t you see it on the bottom of a warm cardigan for this winter? […]

HOW TO KNIT GRANITE STITCH

You have to choose a new project, and you don’t know what to do. You’ve been thinking about knitting a woolen blanket for a while, but you are lazy because the ones you have seen seem complicated and you don’t know what kind of stitch to choose for your project. Well, here we present granite […]

How to gather fabric with basting

With the arrival of autumn, we want to start new knitting projects, and today we’ll teach you a new technique: how to gather fabric to give an original touch to your winter clothes. Have you ever finished a project and wanted to give it a different air? This is the perfect solution because it’s a […]

Learn basics

We Are Knitters puts the basic knitting guide at your fingertips, so you can reach your crafting goals regardless of whether or not you have purchased our kits, are trying out our free downloadble patterns or simply because knitting is your newest passion and you haven’t mastered the basic techniques yet. We want you to […]

How to crochet basketweave stitch

Winter is coming and it’s time to bundle up. The stitch we bring you today is very easy and fun to do. Basketweave stitch is an easy variation of rib stitch and creates a thick fabric. It’s also reversible so it’s perfect for making blankets, scarves, beanies…. For this stitch you will need a 7 […]

Jonah

Define yourself in 4 sentences  I am an 11 year old boy who loves to crochet and am the author of “Hello Crochet Friends” and host the video series “Learn to Crochet with Jonah”. My priorities are my family and academics and I enjoy teaching others how to crochet. I especially like math and I’m […]

HOW TO KNIT TOP-DOWN

If you are one of those knitters who hates to seam after finishing your sweaters and work the whole thing piece-by-piece, today we bring you a step by step in which we show you how to knit using the top-down technique—seamlessly and all in one piece. As the name of this technique indicates, we start […]

How to crochet fringe

Garments with fringe never go out of style no matter what the season, and in 2019 they came back in full force. Fringe helps to slim your figure, and it adds impact to all of your garments to create a personal and casual style. In this post you are going to learn how to make […]

Knitting For Olive

BACKGROUND Who is Knitting For Olive? Knitting for Olive is a family business run by mother and daughter, Pernille and Caroline. We design knitwear for babies, children and adults, and have our own brand of yarn made from pure natural fibres. We find inspiration for our designs in our own children. The designs are made […]