Knitting I: Learn the Basics with a Simple Scarf

Davina Choy, Yarn Wrangler at Sheep & Stitch

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11 Videos (46m)
    • Trailer

      1:14
    • Introduction

      3:01
    • Materials: Needles and Yarn

      6:54
    • Technique: The Cast-On and The Knit Stitch

      6:43
    • Technique: The Purl Stitch

      3:04
    • Technique: The Cast Off

      3:11
    • Scarf Project: Knitting and a Quick Fix

      6:23
    • Scarf Project: Rescuing Dropped Stitches

      6:22
    • Scarf Project: Casting Off

      2:03
    • Scarf Project: Finish with Optional Fringe

      6:17
    • More Creative Classes on Skillshare

      0:33
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About This Class

Learn to knit with Sheep & Stitch founder Davina Choy's fun 45-minute class for total beginners. With friendly and clear instruction, she breaks down the four fundamental techniques at the heart of knitting: the cast on, the knit stitch, the purl stitch, and the cast off. She shows how to put them in action in a simple, Skillshare-exclusive scarf pattern specifically designed with the novice in mind. Plus, the zoomed-in video lessons make it especially easy to see each step-by-step move. By the end of the class, you'll have a cushy, comfortable, and swingy scarf perfect for cool days or sharing with a close friend.

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I have never knit before, but this class taught me the basics in a simpler way then any books i have on the topic. Would encourage you to watch and learn.
Super Simple and easy to follow, makes learning how to knit a piece of cake.
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Davina Choy

Yarn Wrangler at Sheep & Stitch

Davina is the founder of Sheep and Stitch, a website that teaches people how to knit through knitting patterns, video tutorials, yarns and kits. Knitting is an incredible act of creation. Think about it: with just sticks, string, and your own two hands, you can make a hat ... or a scarf ... or a sweater! It seems like pure magic! And yet, it's actually pretty easy to do. Davina's goal is to share the magic of knitting so that everyone can experience the joy of making something beautiful and w...

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