Undo a Stitch – Remount a Loop

How to Undo a Stitch on a Knitting Loom

Undo a stitch

So you made a mistake and need to undo a stitch and remount the previous loom.  Here is a basic instructional easy enough for the beginner. Keep in mind that I’m explaining what I do on my looms. I prefer to knit on round looms or single rake which means only one side of the long loom. If you knit with a double rake loom this information may be helpful but this is not per-say your tutorial.

Although almost synonymous, the technique is not frogging (frogs say, “rip it, rip it”) where pull (rip) the stitches out. A better term for what is being demonstrated here is tink the word knit spelled backward. You work your way back un-knitting the stitches.

Let me show you how it’s done.

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Waffle Stitch Washcloth

Loom Knit Waffle Stitch Washcloth / Dishcloth Pattern

Waffle Stitch Washcloth / Dishcloth Pattern on the Loom

 

The waffle stitch washcloth has a nice texture perfect for scrubbing backs or pots. Use the stitch pattern for dishcloths, blankets other knitted wearable. Easy to do with just knits and purls. As always the pattern includes a step by step video tutorial. By the way, this stitch is also known as the Double Bump.

Now lets start on this really cool pattern.

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Waste Yarn Cast-on for Loom Knitters

Waste Yarn Cast on

Waste Yarn Cast on

You will find that some patterns ask for the Waste Yarn Cast on method. This is sometimes referred to as provisional cast-on and that is exactly what it is, it’s temporary. You mount the waste yarn first to make it the recipient of your loose loops so that you can remove it later and have your “good” yarn available for a cast-off that matches your other end. If you’re confused not to worry I will explain and demonstrate.

Google defines provisional: arranged or existing for the present, possibly to be changed later. Well, no maybes. In this cast it is being changed for sure.

Below are the written instructions with pictures and step by step video.

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Hats for Mongolia

Let’s Make Hats for Mongolia

Hats for MongoliaKristy from CinDwood Looms is collecting Hats, Cowls/Scarves sets for needy kids in Mongolia from May1 to September 1. I’m hoping loom knitters will get some warm dark-colored acrylic yarn, their favorite loom and pattern get all worked up and hook those loops til your pooped. OK that was cheesy.

You guys know what I mean. Here is a chance to make something for someone in need. Let’s grab the opportunity with open hands and open hearts.

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Garter Stitch Checks – Nice Version of the Basketweave

Garter Stitch Checks on a Knitting Loom

Garter Stitch Checks

I love any version of the basket weave and the Garter Stitch Checks is on the top of that list. What can I say,  a few knits and purls has done it again. Super cool – super easy. Great for everybody, men, women and children. It is reversible so works for dishcloths, washcloths , scarves and blankets.

Always there is a pattern below and a short video tutorial.

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Triangle Shawl Pattern and Video

Loom Knit a Simple Triangle Shawl

Triangle Shawl

This is a VERY simple Triangle Shawl pattern that only appears to be complicated. I believe even a beginner can easily handle it. With so many uses it is definitely worth the try. To make things even nicer it’s a one day, one skein, one loom pattern completed in one piece with the option to customize with fringes, tassels, beads as I did or you can easily add some interesting charms.

Below is the pattern and the step by step video tutorial.

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Loom Knitting with Floss – Free Patterns & Videos

Knitting with Floss on a Loom

Knitting with Floss

 

I know it’s hard to imagine knitting with floss on looms but you can. I have a few ideas I believe you and your kids will enjoy tackling.  The patterns are easy and the technique I call Color Burst is super cool.

Get your looms and favorite embroidery floss colors and let’s go to work .

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LoomAneks Character Hats

LoomAneks Character Hats are Amazing

LoomAneks Character hats

Have you seen LoomAneks Character Hats made on regular large gauge circular looms? Well they’re really cool. I am big time impressed with this fellow loom knitting designer. Her hats are a must see. Fun and colorful with characters you will quickly recognize and others that are very unique to her.

LoomAnek is Anna, and Anna is truly talented. See her work below and click the link at the bottom of the post for the free pattern of her hamburger hat. Way cool !

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Double e-Wrap Knit Stitch

Double e-Wrap Knit Stitch on a Loom Pattern and Video

Double e-Wrap Knit Stitch

This version of the e-Wrap is the lace stitch from heaven. The double e-wrap knit stitch is super easy to do and the result is beautiful. My plan is to use if for a nice breezy triangle shawl. Perfect for the spring and summer season. This stitch has many possibilities from a light vest to a quick market bag.

Below are the instructions for the Double e-Wrap Knit Stitch and a quick 4 minute video to show you step by step how to do the stitch and a little extra information that will come in handy.

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Farrow Rib Stitch Scarf Loom Knit Pattern and Video

Farrow Rib Stitch Scarf

Farrow Rib Stitch Scarf

The loom knit Farrow Rib Stitch Scarf pattern is great for both men and women, whether 5 years of age or 50. It’s classy and casual with a great reversible stitch which happens to be one of my favorites among the variations of the original rib stitch. Made up of the usual favorites. You know the ever-present knits and purls.

The easy pattern is below and not to worry if you’re still concern about following a written pattern because you’re a beginner scroll down the post to find an easy to follow step by step video tutorial.

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Farrow Stitch Hat Pattern and Video

Loom Knit Farrow Stitch Hat Pattern

Farrow Stitch Hat
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This farrow stitch hat has rich texture and warmth. Perfect for a casual upscale look. The pattern appears complex but it is far from it. I designed it for the fans of the stitch pattern I published a few months ago and who had problems using it for their projects. Well here is the hat, stay tuned for the scarf pattern which will be coming shortly.

I hope the farrow stitch hat pattern works well for my friends Jo, Fey, Crystal, Laura, Kim and Linda. See, that I am truly listening ladies. A big hug for the inspiration

Note that I’ve used chunky yarn so everyone can see the stitch done with a variation. For those new to the site, look below for a picture of the original pattern. To get the written version and to watch a video : Click HERE
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Loom Knit Sock Boots – Pattern and Video

Easy Loom Knit Sock Boots

Sock Boots

Turn any shoe into a nice warm boot with the help of your small loom and chunky wool blend yarn to make yourself a pair of sock boots. This design is thinner in the foot area to fit into your basic shoe and chunkier around the legs to keep you nice and toasty.

The pattern below is meant to work more as a guide then an actual pattern. To make it perfectly custom sized for you or your loved one you will need to do some VERY simple math. The formula is below in the pattern notes. Other then that this is an easy project especially because you can follow the step by step instructions on the video tutorial.

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Loom Knit Hat Has Holes

 

Hat has holes

Does Your Loom Knit Hat Have Holes?

Sherri from our Facebook page asked why her loom knit hat has holes. This is a common question so I figured it would be best to answer it for all who have the same question but have not asked.

Hat has holes

Here is One solution….

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Very Simple Spiral Hat Pattern with Video Tutorial

Spiral Hat on a Circular Loom

Spiral Hat

The spiral hat is super easy to do. Never-the-less, because beginners are always on my mind I have a written pattern and a step by step video tutorial. Even if you have made a spiral hat in the past take a quick look at the video. It’s under 9 minutes and you might learn something, like a cool trick I learned from Karen Aiken.

More importantly, this is a great project for gift giving. You can start and finish the hat effortlessly in just a few hours. Share your pictures !

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Three Step Stitch Baby Hat Pattern

Three Step Stitch Baby Hat

Three Step Stitch Baby Hat

 

There are some stitches that deserve to be used more than once. This is especially true when you have a really cool adult hat and you want a baby hat to match it. That is why I designed the Three Step Stitch Baby Hat. If you have not seen the adult version Click HERE for a pattern and a step by step video tutorial. I did write on post just for the stitch. If you prefer to start at the very beginning, Click HERE.

This little hat was actually the test pattern for the adult version. It came out so tiny that I decide to turn it into a baby hat. I made it almost a year ago and it was supposed to go in one of my Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes for a girl 2 – 4-year-old.  I didn’t make enough shoe boxes to include it – but next year for sure.

Now let’s get to the pattern.

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