Resources > Techniques
Thoughtful use of impeccable techniques helps set Shibui Knits patterns apart – because the difference between an adequate project and an amazing one is in the details. While all necessary techniques are explained in the printed patterns, we hope these online tutorials will clarify any questions you may have and help make your knitting experience even more enjoyable. You can also download a list of Shibui Knits’ standard abbreviations here.
An elegant and simple cast-on for single rib.
A better method for short rows.
A smooth edge for single rib.
Create a clean edge or a quick provisional cast-on.
For a cleaner finish to seams at turned hems.
An elastic edge for stockinette and garter stitch.