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Stack of knitting reference booksIf you’re looking for basic pattern help, you’ve come to the right place. Below is a collection of my favorite stitch and technique resources, listed alphabetically.

It’s an ever-growing list, so check back! If there’s something you’d like to see that I haven’t covered yet, please get in touch and I’ll see what I can do.


Central Double Decrease (cdd)
Double Yarn Over
Knit 2 Together (k2tog)
Knit 3 Together (k3tog)
Knit Front & Back (kfb)
Knit Through the Back Loop (ktbl)
Left Twist (LT)

Move Marker Left (mml)
Move Marker Right (mmr)
Purl 2 Together (p2tog)
Purl Front & Back (pfb)
Right Lifted Increase (RLI)
Right Twist (RT)
Slip, Slip, Knit (ssk)
Slip, Slip, Slip, Knit (sssk)
Slip, Slip, Purl (ssp)
Yarn Over (yo) (see also Double Yarn Over, above)


Alternating Skeins
Binding Off In Pattern
Closing the Gap when Binding Off in the Round
German Twisted Cast On
Long Tail Cast On