Learn How to Knit with a Fun & Simple Scarf Project! | For Absolute Beginners | Fern Martin | Skillshare

Learn How to Knit with a Fun & Simple Scarf Project! | For Absolute Beginners

Fern Martin, Card Designer, Jewellery Maker, Craft Enthusiast

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10 Videos (52m)
    • Class Introduction

      1:07
    • Materials You Will Need

      4:01
    • Casting On the Stitches

      6:52
    • The Knit Stitch & the Slip Stitch

      12:25
    • What Row am I on?

      1:03
    • Using Lifelines to Reverse Mistakes

      5:52
    • How to Change the Ball of Yarn

      3:48
    • Binding Off the Stitches

      3:33
    • How to Weave In Yarn Tails

      6:01
    • Add the Tassels & Finish

      7:01

About This Class

Hello and welcome to my knitting class!

With this series of lessons, I hope to turn non-knitters into knitting enthusiasts who can create their own be-tasselled scarves :) 

I cover the vital knitting basics including how to cast on, how to do the knit stitch, and how to bind off.

And of course I'll be here to answer any questions if you get stuck.

Scarf pattern I used:

(Cast on 20 stitches)

Row 1 (and all odd-numbered rows): Slip a stitch purlwise with the yarn in front, take yarn to the back of the needles, then knit to the end of the row

Row 2 (and all even-numbered rows): Slip a stitch purlwise with the yarn in back, then knit to the end of the row

Bind off.

 - Please note that if you are struggling with the slip stitches, you can replace them with knit stitches.

If you would like more information about knitting needles, please click here, and if you would like more information about knitting yarn, please click here.

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Fern Martin

Card Designer, Jewellery Maker, Craft Enthusiast

Hello there!

I'm Fern. My main loves are crafts and entrepreneurialism, so if I ever have the opportunity to combine the two then I do! I design and make both greetings cards and jewellery, and I also create digital patterns and graphics.

This year I am planning to continue working my way through a 'Crafts I Want To Try' list (it's a very long list), and further improve on crafts I already enjoy such as knitting and sewing.

I have always enjoyed teaching online via writte...

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