Have you ever made a decorative bobble stitch and had each bobble lean to the left or to the right? In this video, Kelley shares tips on how to make bobbles that are perfectly centered and do not lean to the left or the right. This bobble is a decorative stitch that allows you to make 5 stitches out of 1 stitch, then you knit several rows and then decrease the 5 stitches down to one stitch to make a nicely centered bobble. This bobble technique tutorial is using the reverse stockinette stitch method of knitting.
If you've ever struggled with the decrease section when knitting a hat on 16-inch circular needles, you need to learn the Magic Loop method of knitting. Similarly, if you hate how sweater sleeves twist up while knitting in the round, you need to learn the magic loop technique.
This technique works on just about any size project, so you can use it exclusively for smaller projects in the round, such as hats, sleeves, mittens, cowls, socks, and so on.
Kelley just finished knitting the Shift Cowl by Andrea Mowry, and she's fallen in love with mosaic knitting.
While it sounds complicated or fiddly—mosaics are made up of little pieces of glass, after all—mosaic knitting is super easy. Seriously, you end up with a beautiful colorwork project, but you're only using one color in each row.