Friends of Sheep & Shawl, here are some of my favorite websites for knitting tips (and other) tutorials. Please check them out.
VeryPink – Many videos of techniques and project-based tutorials
KnitFreedom – How to knit, increases, decreases, 30+ excellent free videos – my favorite calm voice with close-up video. Here’s one for binding off circular knitting with a smooth last stitch.
Tin Can Knits – Beginner knitting, lace, intarsia, cables, over 70 different topics, and a lengthy glossary
Modern Daily Knitting (MDK) – Short rows, all things socks, nearly 200 different topics, as well as inspiration. And a new youtube site (and phone app and book) called “Skill Set: Beginning Knitting.”
Churchmouse Yarns – Cast ons, bind offs, Kitchener stitch, measuring
Purl Soho – From basics to decorative stitches and finishing techniques
Slow motion cable cast on for starting a project from VeryPink Knits
Cable cast on when you need to add stitches in the middle of knitting (such as at the underarrm when picking up stitches for a sleeve, or when picking up stitches for a mitten thumb)
Long tail cast on, as sling-shot method and thumb method:
Long tail cast on method without needing to estimate tail length!!:
Special Moebius Cast on – Cat Bordhi Intro to Moebius Knitting – cast on and first rounds
Here’s one from Knit Freedom for binding off circular knitting with a smooth last stitch.
How to neaten the last bind-off stitch in flat knitting from Patty Lyons:
Tips for working in stranded colorwork knitting from Andrea Rangel:
SEVERAL WAYS TO GET “JOGLESS” STRIPES
Memorize the Kitchener Stitch by Lorilee Beltman (thanks to MDK for the link!)