Top 20 Video Tutorials of Some of the Most Popular Knitting Stitches

Top 20 Video Tutorials of Some of the Most Popular Knitting Stitches

Let’s just agree, learning to knit can be a frustrating venture. There are lots of knitting photo tutorials online but sometimes, that simply doesn’t cut it. If you’re both a visual and auditory learner, video tutorials may be just what you’re looking for to truly start mastering knitting.

We’ve scoured YouTube and have compiled 20 of the top video tutorials of the most popular knitting stitches to use in your knitting projects.

Are you ready to dive in and get started? Go grab some knitting needles and yarn, and let’s get knitting!

 

Knit Stitch

The knit stitch is one of two basic stitches upon which thousands of stitch patterns are created.

Via YouTube: Good Knit Kisses

 

Purl Stitch

A purl stitch looks just like the back of a knit stitch. If you purl every row, you get a bumpy texture, which is exactly like a knitted garter stitch.

Via YouTube: HowCast

 

Brioche Stitch

Learn how to knit the brioche stitch while making a squishy and fun ribbed looking scarf! No purling required. Tutorial will walk through cast-on, set-up row, main stitch pattern, Bind off and finish. Bonus! I will also show adding a lifeline and some tips.

Via YouTube: Good Knit Kisses

 

Raspberry or Trinity Stitch

The raspberry stitch, also known as the trinity stitch, creates a gorgeous, chunky pattern that can be used for scarves, hats and other projects.

Via YouTube: The Cast On Couch

 

Seed Stitch

If you love the idea of nothing but knits and purls, Seed stitch is the solution. The very texture of the fabric is how Seed stitch got its name. Little purl bumps are created across the fabric which resembles scattered seeds in a field.

Via YouTube: Knit It Out Designs

 

Knot Stitch

Learn how to knit the knot stitch. This stitch creates tightly knit diagonal rows of knots making for sophisticated texture. The knot stitch would be great for sweaters, hats, purses and scarves.

Via YouTube: New Stitch a Day

 

Double Stockinette Stitch

The Double Stockinette Stitch has a beautiful, smooth finish and it is nice and stretchy.

Via YouTube: Studio Knit

 

Hexagon Stitch

The hexagon stitch is a compact textured stitch that’s  perfect for warm winter knits.

Via YouTube: Wood and The Gang

 

Bead Stitch

This lace type of stitch creates a fabric that gives the illusion of being set on strings like a strand of beads. The bead stitch would be great for sweaters, pillows, purses or wraps!

Via YouTube: Very Pink Knits

 

 

Bamboo Stitch

The bamboo stitch is a beautiful and versatile pattern that can be worked into various projects, such as a never-ending scarf, baby blanket or a cowl.

Via YouTube: Via Studio Knit

 

Diagonal Fixed Loop Stitch

Loop stitches are rarely used in published knitting patterns, yet they can give a new dimension to your creativity with knitting.

Via YouTube: Beautiful Knitting Stitches

 

Ranks and File Stitch

The Rank and File Stitch is a slip stitch pattern which creates a ribbed fabric with an interesting texture.

Via YouTube: Knitting Stitch Patterns

 

Granite Stitch

Learn to knit the vintage pattern of the Granite Stitch. It’s a textured pattern that is great for blankets, scarves, and knitting fashions. The pattern is easily memorized and fun to knit!

Via YouTube: Studio Knits

 

Lace Stitch

Learn how to knit the lace stitch – this involves taking the yarn over the needle and knitting stitches together. This technique creates a textured fabric with a great drape.

Via YouTube: Lanas y Ovillos in English

 

Honeycomb Brioche Stitch

The Honeycomb Brioche Stitch is a variation of the brioche stitch that creates a thick fabric that simulates the hexagons of a honeycomb.

Via YouTube: Studio Knits

 

Vertical Bar Line Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the vertical bar line stitch. This is a simple slip stitch pattern that gives your fabric an interesting, woven effect and would be great when used in an afghan or pillow.

Via YouTube: New Stitch a Day

 

Linen Stitch

Learn how to knit the Linen Stitch using our chunky Peruvian Crazy Sexy Wool, color Pink Lemonade. You’ll end up with a double-sided fabric where one side looks like Moss Stitch and the other side looks woven. It’s a really sturdy fabric that’s great for home products, bags and jackets.

Via YouTube: Wool and The Gang

 

Basket Weave Stitch

The Basket Weave stitch gives an illusion of a woven knit, but it is just 12 easy rows of KNIT and PURL.

Via YouTube: Studio Knit

 

Zig Zag Rib Stitch

The Zig Zag Rib stitch creates an interesting zigzag effect and rib pattern. It’s great for scarves, hats and good insulation in keeping warm.

Via YouTube: Knitting Stitch Patterns

 

Medallion Rib Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the medallion rib stitch. This stitch creates a beautiful rib pattern. The medallion rib stitch would be great for baby sweaters, scarves, and hats!

Via YouTube: New Stitch a Day

That’s it! I hope you find lots of new and lovely stitches to use for your next project.

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We've scoured YouTube and have compiled the top 20 video tutorials of the most popular knitting stitches to use in your next knitting projects.

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