There are several ways to pick-up stitches. This is the version I use along a stockinette stitch (St st) edge as for a collar or front band of a cardigan.
Use these felted balls as ornaments on a tree or string them together to make a garland. They also make wonderful cat toys.
If you are familiar with my patterns you have probably noticed that I’m not a fan of buttonholes. I admit I have commitment issues.
Blocking is a simple but vital step which will greatly improve the look of even the most beginning knitting. If you have gone to the effort to hand-knit something, it deserves to be blocked.
This simple trick will greatly improve the finished look of your knitted projects. Use bias bind-off whenever you have bind-offs over multiple rows e.g., necklines and shoulder shaping.