Total Time: 1 hour 12 mins 20 secs
Learn the basics of knitting with Carla Scott, the editor of Knit Simple and Vogue Knitting magazines. Carla will teach all of the essential skills a beginner needs to know, from casting on to binding off and troubleshooting mistakes. Best of all, you’ll learn how to read knitting patterns, so you can take the information you’ve learned here and try it out on any beginner’s project you please. Everything included in this information-packed class is used by the Craft Yarn Council to educate new knitters, providing a perfect foundation for anyone who wants to learn how to knit, or simply needs a refresher.
How to Knit
Part 1:How to Knit: Essential Skills for Getting Started
In Part 1, you will learn all of the essential skills you need to get started, like casting on, working back and forth in rows in knit stitch, binding off, and understanding gauge. You'll even learn how to add fringe and read a basic knitting pattern.
Part 2:How to Knit: Advanced Beginner Techniques
Now that you know the basics, you're ready to learn a few more tricks. In this class, Carla shows you how to work the purl stitch and knit back and forth in rows to create Stockinette Stitch fabric. You'll even learn how to pick up dropped stitches if you make a mistake, sew seams together, increase and decrease, and make a cute pompom.
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