Hi there! Today’s post is mini tutorial on fixing a mistake in your knitting. Specifically, fixing a textured knit. My example is a basic one where the row repeat is an offset of 3 knits and 1 purl, a repeat of 4 rows of the Talus hat by Cory Ellen Boberg of Indie Knits. The yarn I’m using is a single ply of Intrepid Otter. I don’t quite remember which one it is, but it’s awesome!
Super easy cakes, so follow a long as I have some handy tips for working a fix.
Tools: a crochet hook smaller than gauge or at least 1/2mm to 1mm size smaller than the needles you are using for the project, and a removable stitch marker. For the crochet hook, see if you can find one that has a tapered end or evenly milled without a bulky handle.
Mine shown here is a Susan Bates aluminum crochet hook size 3.25mm and 4″ short with the opposite end shaped like a needle point. Yay, dual use!
* this tutorial assumes you know how to use a crochet hook * Continue reading Mini-tut: Find mistake, drop a stitch, fix a purl