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Lucy Neatby - Knitting Essentials 2
Price: $31.90


Bind-Off Methods
- Modified conventional, knitwise
- Modified conventional, purlwise and in rib
- Three needle in brief

Cast-On Methods
- Provisional Crochet
- Removing the provisional edge
- Knitting down flat
- Knitting into a crochet chain
- Cast-off cast-on
- The first row after a PCCO edge
- Working in the round down from a provisional edge

Circular Needles
- Advantages and options
- Casting on, joining the round and checking for twists
- Starting the second round
- Right or left hand yarn manipulation?
- Two-hand training
- Stranded knitting and working inverted
- Simulation of circular knitting for gauge swatches

Cutting Your Knitting
- Unplanned cutting
- Pre-planned cutting: Setting up a steek
- Sewing the steek
- Preparing to cut, blocking details
- Cutting and joyously eliminating ends
- Finishing the cut edge: knitting up stitches and neatening the raw edge

More Finishing Basics
- Shoulder seams and a finishing strategy including Three-needle bind-off in brief
- Mattress stitch for side seams
- Refinements
- Adding more sewing yarn
- Adjusting mis-matched edges
- Preplanning for finishing
- Darning in ends to seam and avoiding premature finishing
- Why not slip your selvage stitches?
- Mattress stitching stranded fabrics
- Knitting up new stitches
- Grafting stitch tops to stitch tops using waste yarn
- Sleeve tops - setting stitches to rows using waste yarn at the top of the sleeve
- Sleeve tops - setting stitches to rows with a bound-off sleeve edge

Grafting
- Grafting stitch tops to stitch tops using waste yarn
- Grafting diagram to explain the ½ stitch joggle
- Grafting stitch tops to stitch tops with a vertical stripe
- Comparison of Grafting and three needle
- Grafting toes (Kitchener stitch): Make the sock toe chimney
- Grafting toes (Kitchener stitch): using the sock toe chimney
- Neatening tails in a sock Toe Chimney

Miscellaneous
-Coil-less pins
- Yarn butterflies
- Wraps per inch W.P.I.
- Running Yarn Markers / Knitting in the round on dpns
- Slip knot
- Threading a darning needle
- The Contented stitch
- Hill stitches and valley loops


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