http://youtu.be/ZJ4x7iXDGes This is my first attempt at using video capture software. I think this is much easier than trying to work a a camera. I can put the narration on afterwards. As I am new to this, it is probably not perfect yet, but I can work on this as I progress. Once I get proficient, I may redo the… Read more →
Baby cardigans from Nigel.
http://youtu.be/hwrcRQn4vFs Introduction to using the Exact Stitch Layout in Designaknit 8 and adjusting stitches for holding position.
First of all look at the actual finished measurement of the garment and then go and get your calculator. Example size 20 107cm Actual measurement 42” 115cm. Length 24” 45cm Required tension 22sts and 28 rows to 10cm Say you are knitting a size 42” chest. 107cm. Actual measurement 45.25 inches 115cm. Lets see what the designer did to… Read more →
This video takes you through the initial preparation for knitting a plain jumper using Designaknit 8. It focuses on entering measurements and making changes to the basic shapes already in Designaknit as a starting point for your first garment. It builds on the previous video about making a tension square. http://youtu.be/3qZeaaBJ5-w
This concentrates on measuring the tension square between the markings you have made. http://youtu.be/F2tfdcLztxQ
This is how to mark your tension square. Initial practice for using the transfer tool. Tip: Put the end of the tool over the needle, hold the tool horizontally and use it to pull the needle until the stitch goes behind the latch and push it back until the stitch is on the transfer tool. Tilt the tool up a… Read more →
Finishing off the knitting, http://youtu.be/-1vKCY3AXKA
This is about knitting the first part of the square and marking the stitches ready for measuring. http://youtu.be/TraJPqD920U
This is the changing colour section. I will add a picture of the cutter to this post in due course. Just cut the wool and put your new colour in the feeder, knit 2 rows and change back to your original colour again. http://youtu.be/E7m_u9Rcoqk