In the words of Sharon Chang, one of my favorite Knitting Superstars, "
Counting your stitches faster
In my classes, I am amazed by how long knitters, even experts, take to count their stitches! Changing how you count takes practice, but this video contains a scientific secret that will give you the motivation and encouragement to try this new way.
Counting by fives is absolutely the fastest way to count stitches in knitting
An easy way to count your rows
Keeping track of how many rows you've knitted is vital for most knitting projects, yet many knitters wait until they think they've gone far enough to do anything about it! Here's a very simple trick that will make sure you never have to guess or think too hard when counting your rows. This way, you'll be absolutely sure how far you've gone, without any extra effort!
Placing a marker AROUND a stitch in "row 1" will help you count later!
Voila! I challenge you to start practicing these new ways of counting on your current knitting project - comment here and let me know what you think!
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