To start a project on double pointed needles, use a single DPN and the long tail cast on to make all the stitches, then transfer a third of them each to a different needle. This arrangement can be tricky to manipulate, but do your best to create a triangle with… Continue Reading Start Knitting on Double Pointed Needles (DPNs) // Becky Stern

To transition to double pointed needles, start a new row with an empty needle in your right hand, and knit one third of the stitches onto it. Then scrunch the stitches towards the center of the needle and pick up another one. Repeat with two more needles and the remaining… Continue Reading Knit in the Round on Double Pointed Needles (DPNs) // Becky Stern

This is a short video showing you one way of how to avoid stretch stitches when joining your knitting on the round on double pointed needles. I’m starting to work on mittens that need 48 stitches so that’s 12 stitches on each of the four needles. Here I’m starting again… Continue Reading How to join stitches after casting on on double pointed needles

Today I’m going to show you how to knit with double pointed needles. Double pointed needles usually come in a set of five or six, and they’re used to knit in the round. Now, you might be thinking, I thought circular needles are for knitting in the round? What’s this… Continue Reading Double Pointed Needles for Beginners

You know when you’re knitting a hat and you get to that part where you need to decrease? And as you’re decreasing, there comes a point where you need to switch over to double pointed needles. You know that moment?  So if you’re at that point and you’re wondering how… Continue Reading How to Switch to Double Pointed Needles

Hello and welcome to the Marly Bird YouTube channel, brought to you by Red Heart Yarns. In this video I am gonna show you how to make your very first pair of socks, using double pointed needles. We are going to make this really great and simple sock recipe that… Continue Reading My First Knit Socks on Double Pointed Needles Part 1 of 6

Knitting with double pointed needles? Here are five tips to make things easier, neater and safer for your knitting. Alright, let’s go! Tip 1: Tug at the Transfer. When you’re moving from one needle to another, you want to make sure that you tug on your working yarn. So let’s… Continue Reading 5 Tips for Knitting with DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES

Welcome to the new Wednesday home of your Makers’ Minute. As always I’m Katie and today we’re going to be talking about these super cool Neko Double Pointed Needles. They’re bent! Unlike a traditional double pointed needle where it’s usually a set of 5 small straight needles, this is a… Continue Reading Makers’ Minute – Neko Double Pointed Needles

How to Knit on DPNs: Switch to Double Pointed Knitting Needles in 5 Easy Steps Hi, Guys, I’m Kristen and Welcome to Hat Month here at Studio Knit! There comes a point in every hat’s creation while knitting in the round that we need to SWITCH TO DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES.… Continue Reading Knit on DPNs: Switch to Double Pointed Knitting Needles | KNITTING TOOLS