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On this page, I'll include one or more sets of instructions that may help others get involved in or become more proficient at my hobby.

Here are some quick loom notes. Of various stitches, cast on, removing your project from the loom and making a cuff.

Quick Loom Notes

Brief description of how to ......  
 
Learn to Loom Knit
 
Cast ON:
Anchor yarn at tack,
wrap yarn counter clockwise around loom,
Clockwise around pegs,yarn crossing to the
inside of pegs. Like an eeeeeeeeee.
 
Single Knit Stitch:
Wrap on two rows.
Lift row one over row two.
 
Flat Purl Stitch:
Lay yarn below cast on row,
draw yarn through loop.
Lift cast on loop off peg,
place beind peg. Place drawn
loop on peg. Tighten loop.
 
Garter Stitch:
Knit One row, purl one row.
 
Stockinette Stitch:
Single KNit all rounds
 
Reverse Stockinette Stitch:
Purl all rounds.

 
These are for knitting on a Round Knitting Loom.
Removal Methods most used.
 
Open bind off:
Lift lst stitch thru 2nd stitch,
2nd stitch thru 3rd stitch, etc.
to have a more loose binding,
crochet one or two chains between
removing stitches.
 
Gathering bind off:
Cut long yarn end.
Thread in needle, guide needle
down each peg, lift off loops on
to yarn end, gather after all
loops off pegs.
 
Making a cuff is really easy.
After you knit your number of rows,
lets say ten rows.
You have only one row of loops on your pegs. Now you bring your beginning edge stitches up on the pegs. Now you have two rows of loops on each peg. Knit this row. I pull my beginning yarn end inside the cuff, so everything is really neat and tucked away. Now continue knitting your rows.


 
 

Tools and Materials

Items for starting yoga for your hands:
 
Loom, of course, lol
Knitting tool
Tape Measure
Row Counter
Scissor
Yarn Needle
Gauge Ruler

Stitches

stitches abbr


 cbs chunky braid stitch
 ds double stitch
 fs flat stitch
 pcs popcorn stitch
 ss single stitch
 hs half stitch
 rs rolling stitch
 ps purl stitch
 gs  garter stitch

cbs chunky braid stitch

Wrap pegs four times around then knit three over one. Continue to knit
slipper as usual. This leaves a chunky looking braid around the top of the
slipper almost looking like it was added afterwards.

Lynn

ds double stitch

Basic one over two rows stitch
Wrap three rows around pegs.
 Lift row one over two other rows.
Tighter stitch compared to single stitch

fs flat stitch

A tighter stitch
 Wrap one row around pegs
Next rows, the yarn is on the outside of the pegs

pcs popcorn stitch

A more texture stitch
*do single stitch for four rows.
 On fourth row, bring up every other stitch over peg. then knit off.
Repeat from *

Knit five rows single stitch.
bring up stitch (from inside part of your work) every other peg,
four rows down.
 Count down four rows from inside of your project from the inside,
bring that stitch on your knitting tool and bring it on the peg.
So now you have two loops on every other peg.
Knit these so now you only have one loop on each peg.
This does not count as a row.
Continue and repeat the process.
I use five rows because it is easier counting. Hope this helps.

ss single stitch

two row stitch
 Wrap two rows around pegs.
 Lift row one over row two.
Looser stitch

Half Stitch

Wrap on four rows around loom.
Lift two rows over two rows.
A thicker stitch than the double stitch.

rs: rolling stitch

I was starting a scarf on a smaller round loom. And I started out knitting
five rows flat stitch.
It makes a nice mock rolling cuff/brim. It automatically rolls up.
Just knit five rows flat stitch then switch to single or double stitch

Flat Purl stitch

Using the flat stitch method.
 Normally, when you flat stitch, you lay the yarn
down above the stitch of the previous row, and pull the previous stitch
over the yarn.

To purl, you lay the yarn UNDER the stitch of the
previous row, insert your tool from the top of the previous stitch
downwards, catch the yarn with the tool and draw it up through the
stitch - keep the yarn loop you just pulled up on the tool and
carefully pull the stitch of the previous row off the peg - then put
the loop you just made on the peg.

You have now just made a purl stitch because you pulled the yarn under
the previous stitch, instead of pulling the previous stitch over the
yarn.

 To make the garter stitch , I alternated one row of regular flat stitch
 with one row of the purled flat stitch for 20 rows.
This works just the opposite of two needle knitting - if you
alternated rows of knit and purl, you would end up with the stocking
net stitch - so keep this in mind when converting knitting patterns to
the round knitting looms.


Shari