Got arthritis? Portuguese knitting is a stress-free way of knitting and purling that frees your hands from arthritis pain so you can enjoy knitting again. Video and step-by-step photo tutorials for Portuguese knitting and purling plus how to tension the yarn.
I tried Portuguese knitting over the Thanksgiving weekend and it was quite a treat. After figuring out the setup and movements I was rewarded with relaxing, effortless stitches and a sense of calm. I can’t wait to make you a video class to show you how to do it! Skip to reinforcing heels.
These incredible full-sized double-knit blankets were created by amazing knitter and KnitFreedom student Deb Dav. Inspired? You can learn to double knit like a pro in our upcoming Charts Demystified video class.
The way to start this throw, and almost any lace shawl, is with the Garter-Tab cast-on. It starts the lace completely invisibly and gets your stitches set up correctly to knit the rest of the shawl. Here’s a free video on the Garter Tab Cast-On so you can start any lace shawl perfectly and with confidence.