Common Knitting Mistakes

Common Knitting Mistakes, Questions and Fixes

Kate McCullough and

Carryl McCarthy


  1. Dropped stitch


  1. Accidental increases


  1. Change knit or purl several rows down


  1. Tinking or frogging


  1. Joining yarn or you can just tie a knot and bury the threads later


  1. Tension


  1. How to neaten the last stitch


  1. Adding or changing colors


  1. Stitch abbreviations


  1. Reading a chart


  1. Twisted stitches


  1. Running out of yarn during a bind off


  1. How much yarn is needed for a long tailed cast on


  1. Missing an increase


  1. Burying yarn ends


  1. Seaming


  1. Blocking