If you’ve ever been frustrated by the wonky gaps and holes that sometimes occur as you’re picking up stitches when knitting sleeves, you’ll definitely want to check out this helpful guide for knitting neat underarms from Georgie at Tikki!

If your sweaters—or sock heels, jackets, and cardigans—are suffering this fate, rest assured that you’re in good company. Every single knitter I know, myself included, periodically encounters this very same problem. I can’t wait to give these tips a try!