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Garter Stitch by Binka Schwan

The articles in this series now discuss the finishing skills.  This article discusses the mattress stitch.  The Confident Beginner pattern, which applies the skills discussed in this article, follow.

Mattress Stitch by Binka Schwan

The articles in this series now discuss the finishing skills.  This article discusses the mattress stitch.  The Confident Beginner pattern, which applies the skills discussed in this article, follow.

Figure 8 Start by Binka Schwan

The articles in this series discuss the basic knitting skills.  The next set of articles in the series will cover finishing skills. This articles discusses the Figure 8 start. The Confident Beginner pattern, which applies the skills discussed in this article, follow.

Do Borders Matter? Yes! by Binka Schwan

The articles in this series discuss the basic knitting skills.  This article discusses matching the gauge of the body pattern and the border pattern. The Confident Beginner pattern, which applies the skills discussed in this article, follow.

Double Increases by Binka Schwan

The articles in this series discuss the basic knitting skills.  This article discusses double increases, central double increases and multiple stitch increases.  The Confident Beginner pattern, which applies the skills discussed in this article, follows.

Yarn Over Increases by Binka Schwan

The articles in this series discuss the basic knitting skills.  This article discusses yarnovers.  The Confident Beginner pattern, which applies the skills discussed in this article, follows.