By knitting with a couple of double pointed needles, you can create beautiful pieces knitted in the round such as mittens.
Knitting in a tube is the next step for a beginner knitter. In this easy to follow video we will give you all the skills you need to start knitting in circles. Knitting in the round allows a knitter to make a variety of items such as mittens, hats, socks and sweaters without having to seam them up. While there may be a lot of needles with this technique, the actions are very similar to regular knitting. The yarn used in this videi is our Crazy Sexy Wool in Tweed Grey.
Learn how to work in the round using double pointed needles. You can use either 4 or 5 needles, we are using 4 needles in this video. Cast on your stitches and divide them evenly over your needles.
Bring the first and the third needle together so that the first stitch and the last stitch are next to each other.
Insert the fourth needle into the first stitch that was cast on.
Work this stitch as a regular stitch
Work across the stitches according to your pattern.
You now have an empty needle. Place this needle in your right hand and continue working across the next needle to the left.
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