The ‘How-to Library’ from Morehouse Farm

Hello and welcome!

To me, knitting is a lifelong journey where I’m constantly adding tools to my knitter’s toolbox.  This section is chock-full of the video tutorials we’ve made for our knitalongs or in response to your questions.  

Click on a description to watch the video!

Knitting in General 

Basic Continental Knitting    Knitting the Continental Way
Placing a Lifeline
Repairing a Dropped Stitch
Where Extra Stitches Come From
Where Holes Come From
Joining Yarns without a Knot:  Friction Splicing

Casting On

E-Loop Cast On
Long-Tail Cast On
Cable Cast On
Garter-Tab Cast On
German Twisted Cast On
Judy’s Magic Cast-On
How Much Yarn for a Long-Tail Cast-On


Make 1: KFB (Knit Front and Back)
Knit 1 Again; Knit 1 Again/KFB

Knitting in the Round

Transferring Stitches to DPNs
Joining the DPNs 
Magic Loop: knit in the round with a looooong circular needle, no matter how big the circumference
Two Socks at a Time
Dividing for Turning the Heel with Two Socks at a Time

Binding Off

Binding Off/Jeny’s Super Stretchy Bind-Off
A Little Stretchier-But Not Too Stretchy Bind-Off
Three-Needle Bind Off
3-Needle Bind off with Circular Needles
Another great technique for a little extra stretch in a bind-off


The Basics of Cables
Knitting Cables without a Cable Needle

Lace Knitting

Blocking Lace

Steeked Projects

Unraveling the Steek
Cutting the Steek


All About Brioche
Beginning Brioche: The Set-Up Row
Troubleshooting Brioche
Fixing a row of dropped brioche stitches

Other Techniques

Adding an I-Cord Edge
Fair Isle/Colorwork
Wrap & Turn Short Rows
Two-Row Buttonhole
Diagonal Scallop Stitch
Beading with Dental Floss and a Floss Threader
Catching Floats
Crochet a Border
Eastern or Combination Purling

        Quill Stitch – for the Morehouse Hedgehog Mitts

Bonus Farm Content!

The Cutest Lamb in the World  because I couldn’t resist, and if you’ve watched this far you deserve to meet Hugo!
Bouncing Lambs

Pattern Guides

Christine’s Cowl