Loom Knit: Creating Clean Garter Stitch Edges

Garter Stitch: Created by working one knit row, followed by one purl row. The ridge created by these two rows is known as a Garter Stitch Ridge. The sample shown was worked completely in garter stitch. To create the clean edges on the right and left side of the work, I always slip (skip) theContinue reading “Loom Knit: Creating Clean Garter Stitch Edges”

Blanket sizes and suggested yardage

When in doubt about how much yarn I will need, I consult with a yarn calculator. I recommend the one from Jimmybeanswool.com. I have been using it for a long time and it has always been a good starting point. When I order my yarn, I like to order about 10% more just in case. IContinue reading “Blanket sizes and suggested yardage”

Garter Stitch Beanie

In an effort to build some of the patterns in the video library, I will be creating some basic patterns and uploading the patterns to YouTube. The Garter Stitch Beanie is pretty basic when it comes to instructions, and you can change it up easily to adapt it to other sizes/knitting looms. The video andContinue reading “Garter Stitch Beanie”

Purl Stitch

The purl stitch is one of the basic stitches to learn when loom knitting. The combination of the knit stitch and purl stitch can yield a plethora of beautiful designs. If you are barely learning to loom knit, I highly recommend getting acquainted with the Purl Stitch. The purl stitch creates the small noose/bump likeContinue reading “Purl Stitch”