Learn to Knit

Everything you need to know and do to complete your first knitting project. Knit a scarf, in a week!
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  • Lectures 11
  • Length 37 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 3/2014 English

Course Description

This course will explain how to choose the correct yarn and needles for a project, as well as how to read a yarn label. This will be followed by learning how to cast on, the knit and purl stitches and finally how to bind off. Included in the course materials is the pattern you will need to follow along. The course is designed to be followed chronologically, so that each lesson builds upon the information from the previous lesson. A combination of videos and slideshows are included to show step by step procedures as well as the demonstrations in real time. Two methods for knitting are taught, English and Continental; finally binding off and finishing will show you how to complete your project. Upon completing the course, you will have knitted a scarf of your own! You will also now be able to move on to bigger projects and more complex patterns, you will have all the fundamental knowledge and skills to become a knitter for life.

What are the requirements?

  • One skein of Super Bulky Yarn
  • One pair of US Size 13 Straight Knitting Needles
  • Scissors
  • Yarn Needle
  • Tape Measure (Optional)

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Choose yarn and needles
  • Casting on
  • Knit Stitch
  • Purl Stitch
  • Binding Off
  • Reading a knitting pattern
  • Knitting your own scarf!!!

What is the target audience?

  • Beginners
  • No Previous Experience

What you get with this course?

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Needles and Yarn, etc.
04:57

This lecture will cover the different types of knitting needles, how to choose yarn, and how to read a yarn label.

Section 2: Casting On
03:15

This lecture covers how to "cast on" or start your knitting project.

Section 3: How to Hold Yarn (Continental or English)
02:07

This lecture covers the two different methods for holding yarn.

Section 4: The Knit Stitch
03:51

This lecture demonstrates the knit stitch in both styles of holding yarn.

Section 5: The Purl Stitch
03:47

This lecture demonstrates the purl stitch in both styles of holding yarn.

Section 6: How to Read a Pattern
02:06

This lecture explains how to read a knitting pattern.

Section 7: The Garter Stitch
03:46

This lecture demonstrates the Garter Stitch using the knit stitch.

Section 8: Stockinette Stitch
03:04

This lecture demonstrates the Stockinette Stitch using knit and purl stitches.

Section 9: Binding Off
03:38

This lecture demonstrates binding off.

Section 10: Weaving in Ends
04:22

This lecture demonstrates how to finish your project.

Section 11: Finishing/Blocking
02:04

This final video will show you how to block your finished project.

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Instructor Biography

Gabriela Sims, Knitter, crocheter, designer, and master crafter.

Mechanical engineer, experienced knitter, and master crafter.I have been knitting and crocheting for years and I love all types of crafts. There is something about creating something for someone from start to finish, there's really nothing quite like that feeling. I often encounter people that see something that's been made and they immediately say "I wish I could do that.", and I always say "You can!" My ultimate goal is to try to make that wish a reality for people, there are so many amazing tools and projects out there, all you need is a little time and patience. I still remember how excited I was when I created my first project and I want others to feel that same accomplishment, you CAN learn to knit and paper craft and you should! You can check out my blog for reviews and project ideas.

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