Make your own free website on
Stitches and techniques!
Knitting without Needles

Home | Our Purpose | Becoming a Member | Contact Us | Loom Vendors | Members Page | Group Activities | Links | Stitches and techniques!

Learn knitting without needles
Stitches, casting on, making a cuff,
and more!

Casting on.... And not fishing!
E wrap Cast on:

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.

Many stitches to choose from......

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

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

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.



Gathering Removal Method

If you want to remove your hat with the gathering method.
 Cut a long end from your skein of yarn.
Thread your yarn end on a yarn needle, then start with the next peg,
 slide your needle down the peg, lift off the loops and put them on
your yarn end. Go completely around until all your loops are now on
your yarn end. Pull tight, and knot. Then What I do is pull your yarn
end to the inside, and stitch up any hole you might have from the
inside. Carrie

Stitching with KwoN!