Knitting 101: The Basics for Beginners

Melissa Warren, Graphic Designer + Knitting Fanatic

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12 Videos (37m)
    • Intro

      0:41
    • All About Yarn

      4:35
    • Knitting Tools

      3:14
    • Casting On

      3:02
    • Knitting + The Garter Stitch

      3:05
    • Purling + The Stockinette Stitch

      3:51
    • Casting Off

      3:15
    • Weaving In: Garter Stitch

      2:59
    • Weaving In: Stockinette Stitch

      2:51
    • Gauge Swatches

      5:28
    • Adding Colors

      3:03
    • Project Intro

      0:51

About This Class

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Knitting 101: The Basics will teach you the skills every beginning knitter should learn. You will learn how to cast your yarn on and off your needles, the knit stitch, the purl stitch + how to weave in your ends once your project is finished. Additionally, you’ll get a brief run down of the different types of yarn available to you, learn how to use a gauge swatch to customize your project and learn how to switch colors or add more yarn as you move through your project. Step-by-step videos will show you how to execute each skill. By the end of this class you will have knit up a cozy scarf, perfect for those fall + winter days. You will also have the basic knitting knowledge needed to tackle any project you decide to take next! 

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Melissa Warren

Graphic Designer + Knitting Fanatic

Hi! I’m Melissa Warren. Graphic designer by day, knitter by night. Creativity runs through my veins. My grandma was a seamstress/knitter/crocheter and my mom is a jack-of-all-trades when it comes to crafting. And, since I was a kid, I’ve been crafting something too.

I don't remember when, I stumbled upon knitting. It definitely wasn’t my first attempt at trying, but somewhere in during the Fall of 2013 I found it again and I’ve been knitting ever since! I&r...

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