Knitting

Complete Guide On Teaching How To Knit

September 08, 2017

Sure, knitting seems easy to you now, but once it was not. Admit it, it was intimidating. You got enchanted by the beautiful projects but were not sure if you too will be able to make one. But now you are awesome at it! If someone has approached you about learning how to knit or … Continue reading "Complete Guide On Teaching How To Knit" Read more

Sure, knitting seems easy to you now, but once it was not. Admit it, it was intimidating. You got enchanted by the beautiful projects but were not sure if you too will be able to make one. But now you are awesome at it!

If someone has approached you about learning how to knit or you would like to teach someone how to knit but you aren’t sure how to begin, here are some tips that should help.

1. Consider knitting a couple of rows in advance and to give the new knitter something to hold onto while learning. You can always teach them to cast on after they’ve made their first little sample swatch.

Swatch

 

2. Start with large needles, at least size 9 and light-colored yarn. They make it easier for the new knitter to see the knitting clearly.

Needles and Yarn

3. Be patient and go slow! Move slowly and don’t get frustrated when you need to show your student something over and over.

4. Start with a swatch of about 20 or 25 stitches. The

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