How to work the same stitch twice

We love making our own knitwear, the sweaters and tops we have a special affection for, over all the other clothes in our closets. Sometimes, knitting can be a bit cumbersome, such as when we’re working increases to shape sleeves, or any special shape, and we have to knit “1 stitch twice” and we ask […]

What to do with leftover yarn: crochet bracelets

At We are Knitters we like easy, fast projects that allow you to use even the smallest strand of yarn. Scraps shouldn’t be forgotten; they also have their place and their projects. Today we teach you how to make crochet bracelets to rescue those leftovers, a project that will take you little time, great for […]

SPIKE STITCH

If you’ve already got a hold of the basic crochet stitches, and you want to add a little charm to your creations, today you’ll learn an easy and attractive stitch that also allows you to add colors in an original way: spike stitch. For this tutorial, you’re going to need: a 5 mm crochet hook, […]

WHAT TO DO WITH LEFTOVER COTTON: COLORFUL COASTERS

Ever throw your yarn scraps in a drawer after finishing a project because you don’t know what to do with them? Or maybe you’ve accumulated a basket full of hundreds of different color threads? Why not use them up with something original? We are going to make some nice crochet coasters that you can use […]

How to knit the three-needle bind off

The three-needle bind off method is used to cast off and finish two knitted pieces that you’d like to join. This means it is both a bind off and a seam. In addition to being a practically invisible seam, the advantages of using this type of bind off are that it gives a certain strength […]

How to knit seafoam stitch

Winter is over! Now is the time to be thinking about cool projects for spring and summer, so today we’re bringing you a simple, yet pretty, lace stitch. Seafoam stitch is a knitted stitch featuring lace diamonds worked into the fabric using knit stitch and drop stitch. Materials: The Cotton in Mint 5mm Knitting needles […]

How to knit streamer stitch

Easy stitches don’t have to be boring, and today we’ll show you how. With a base worked in rib stitch, a tapestry needle, and a strand yarn, you can make these fun streamers to adorn your spring clothes. Can you imagine how they’d look on a cardigan? 🙂 For this tutorial, we’ve used three of […]

RECYCLED YARN

Everyone has a responsibility to care for the environment, and at We are Knitters, we are very aware of that. There are many ways we do this, and now we’ve taken another step forward, another step towards a sustainable future. We Are Knitters created RECYCLED YARN, a yarn made from 95% recycled cotton from recycled […]

How to Sew Crochet

Joining pieces can always cause us a brief moment of panic– especially if it’s crochet. We’re always worried that the seam won’t be sufficiently invisible or that it won’t match up with the fabric well. Today, we’ll show you how to make a crochet seam look perfect. This technique can be used with both crochet […]

HOW TO KNIT THE BUTTERFLY STITCH

Stitches that seem the most difficult are sometimes the easiest. It’s the kind of stitch that converts a basic garment into something more special and fun. In today’s tutorial we will show you, step by step, how to knit the butterfly stitch. Look how easy! For this tutorial we used a pair of US size […]

TWO OF WANDS

BACKGROUND Define yourself in 4 sentences Hailing originally from the midwest, I’m a New York City based knitwear designer with a passion for modern, fashionable DIY knits. I love to travel and expand my brain, and if I could do one thing for the rest of my life besides working with yarn, I’d choose to […]

How to sew sleeves with live stitches

We knitters love making sweaters, especially those chunky ones that keep us warm. They knit up quickly and make perfect projects for the winter days. The only drawback is, always, finishing. We’ve all had that moment when we’re sewing on the sleeves, thinking they will turn out just fine, then realizing the seam is way […]

How to crochet front post diagonal stitch

Crochet is full of surprises. Sometimes with a simple variation of the basic stitches we can create combinations that make for incredibly beautiful textures. That’s what happened with this textured diagonal stitch that we are going to show you in this step-by-step tutorial: half double crochets and front post crossed double crochets and… beautiful texture! […]

How to finish crochet in the round

Every time we finish a project the part that causes the most trouble is the finishing. No matter how hard you try you can always notice where you fastened off, it sticks out it should not be noticeable.  In this step-by-step tutorial we are going to show you a quick and easy way to finish […]

How to seam sleeves

Raise your hand whoever finished a project, that favorite sweater, the one you’ve been dying to knit and…when you finish it…you still haven’t joined the sleeves and a few other seams! A pain, right? Besides, you’re not sure if the seam will look good or not. In this tutorial we show you how to sew […]

How to crochet conch stitch

Sometimes it is pleasantly surprising to see how different combinations of basic crochet stitches can be so beautiful and versatile. In this step by step, we’ll show you how to crochet the conch stitch– a wavy pattern with a marine touch, perfect for your winter knitwear. For this tutorial, we’ve used a 7mm crochet hook […]

How to add fringe as you knit

If there’s one trend that comes and goes every season it’s fringe. It’s perfect to give a fun and casual touch to any garment. In this step-by-step tutorial we show you an easy way to add fringe as you are knitting. Let’s see how to do it! For this tutorial we used US size 11 […]

How to knit Seersucker stitch

Sometimes when we are planning our next knitting project, we don’t want to use very elaborate stitches and choose to use simple, but effective stitch combinations. In this tutorial we show you step-by-step how to knit the Seersucker stitch to create a textured diamonds, a great option for those who love easy to knit minimalist […]

How to pick up stitches purlwise

Sometimes when knitting a garment the pattern calls for picking up stitches to add the finishing touches: knit the neck, the button band on cardigans, sleeves, or even special effects in the fabric. In this other tutorial we showed you how to pick up stitches on the right side of your work knitwise, but what […]

How to knit cable lace

    Cables are always included in any good knitter’s arsenal.  Those warm and loving things that we knit into our snoods, scarves, sweaters, etc. Well, today we bring you its sweetest version—a cable, yes, but one adorned with lace that gives this stitch a very special touch. For this step-by-step, we’re using 5 mm […]