Provisional Cast-on Tutorial - keeps cast-on stitches "live" so that they can be knit later. It's useful when I'm not sure how long to make something. With a provisional cast-on, at the end of a project.
This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the whelk stitch. This slip stitch pattern creates waffle like textured fabric that is great for men’s wear, as well as washcloths and blankets.
The Russian Cast Off (Russian Bind Off) is a looser, stretchier, and more elegant way of casting off than the traditional method. It works particularly well as a finishing to ribbing, especially on a ribbed collar or a ribbed band (for example on a hat).