Knit Tutorials

Knitting garments is an investment of time and money, and Cocoknits wants to help you make something you love. No one likes feeling the need to hide a wonky neckline or gaping hole from a short row wrap & turn. Here we share our favorite tips and techniques for tackling knitting challenges.

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How to Join a Vertical to Horizontal Seam

How to Backwards Loop Cast-On

How to Increase with KLL (Knit through Left Loop)

How to Increase with KRL (Knit through Right Loop)

How to Increase with PLL (Purl through Left Loop)

How to Increase with PRL (Purl through Right Loop)

IT’S THE MOST AMAZING TECHNIQUE – EVEN A NOVICE LIKE MYSELF IS LEARNING HOW TO KNIT A SWEATER USING THE COCOKNITS WORKSHEET – I’M MAKING MY FIRST “YOKE”!

— Katie K  

In the Cocoknits Sweater Workshop, Julie explains the Cocoknits Method and how to use the Cocoknits Worksheet.

Cocoknits Sweater Worksheet

How to Knit Buttonholes

How to Knit Shadow Wrap Short Rows

How to Work in Ends with Duplicate Stitch

How to Work Jeny's Stretchy Bind-off

How to False Graft (horizontal seam for underarm)

How to Knit Around Corners Using Modified Magic Loop

How to Pick-up Stitches Around a Neckline

How to Pick-up Stitches for the Cocoknits Method

How to Pick-up Stitches for a Button Band or Collar

How to Long Tail Cast On without Estimating Tail Length

How to Long Tail Cast On (traditional)

How to Modify for In-between Bust Sizes

I LOVE THIS AND THE FACT THAT YOU CAN KNIT RIGHT OFF IF IT.

— Meredith T  

The Leather Cord & Needle kit is an elegant way to hold your stitches as you work parts of your project.

Stitch Holder Kit

How to Modify Gauge

How to Use Magic Loop for Sleeves

How (& Why) to Work Bust Darts

How to Provisional Cast On with Judy’s Magic CO

Cocoknits Sweater Worksheet

How to Avoid Gaping Buttonholes

How to Bias Bind-off Smoothly

How to Sew Down Pocket Linings

How to Block Your Knitting

How to Increase Stitches on a Patterned Sleeve (Bottom-Up Garment)

How to Customize Your Cocoknits Sweater

How to Get a Measurement on Open Knits

How to Join in the Round without Twisting

How to Knit a Rounded Neckline (Top-Down Garments)

How to Get Circular Gauge

How to Knit a Tidy Neckline (Bottom-Up Garments)

How to Knit Yarn Over Short Rows

How to Kitchener Stitch

How to Knit Two Together (K2Tog)

How to Slip Slip Knit (SSK) More Neatly

How to Substitute Yarn in a Cocoknits Sweater

How to Translate Knitting Patterns

Knitting Glossary

Knitting terms can sometimes look like alphabet soup. Use our friendly glossary of terms for definintions and links to helpful videos.