Knit Tutorials — Pro Tips

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 Knit Small Cables Without a Cable Needle

Intarsia Pt. 2: Working in Ends While Knitting

Intarsia Pt. 1: How To & Managing Yarn

How to Work an Alternative to SSK

How to Fix Dropped Stitches Part V: Edge Stitches

How to Fix Dropped Stitches Part IV: Multiple Dropped Stitches in Pattern Stitch

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 Fix Dropped Stitches Part III: Garter Stitch (and Patterned Stitches)

How to Fix Dropped Stitches Part II: Stockinette Stitch after Binding Off

How to Fix Dropped Stitches Part I: Stockinette Stitch

How to Wet Block

How to Bias Bind-off Smoothly

How to Knit Buttonholes

How to Work in Ends with Duplicate Stitch

How to False Graft (horizontal seam for underarm)

How to Long Tail Cast On without Estimating Tail Length

How to Avoid Gaping Buttonholes

How to Sew Down Pocket Linings

How to Customize Your Cocoknits Sweater

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 Get a Measurement on Open Knits

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

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

How to Slip Slip Knit (SSK) More Neatly

Knitting Glossary

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