Knitting for Beginners
Knitting for Beginners is a comprehensive online class that will take you from an absolute beginner to knitting scarves, ribbing, lace, cables, learning increases and decreases, and reading basic patterns. We will cover 7 different patterns by the end of the class. This class has video tutorials, PDF print-outs of each pattern, and a bonus troubleshooting library to help you if you ever get stuck.
If you're an absolute beginner, you're in the right place. This course was designed for the absolute beginner in mind to make it easy and fun! Every step is broken down so you will have a solid understanding of what you are doing. Each lesson builds upon what you have learned and subsequent courses will build upon the foundations you learned in this course.
What to Expect:
1. Materials & Supplies
In this module, you will learn what all those knitting tools and supplies are that knitters use, different yarns and needle types that exist.
2. Knitting Basics
In this module, you will learn how to hold your yarn in both English and Continental knitting methods and how to knit and purl using both the methods. You will then take those new skills and have the option to knit the garter stitch cowl to master your techniques. You will learn how to:
- Cast on
- Hold your yarn
- Knit the knit stitch
- Knit the garter stitch pattern
- Add yarn when you finish your ball of yarn
- Bind off
3. Finishing Techniques
In this lesson, you will learn how to finish your project, including weaving in ends, adding fringe, seaming ends together and blocking your knits.
You will also knit your very first project in this lesson -- the garter stitch cowl.
4. Beyond the Basics
In this module, you will learn additional techniques to take you into the world of ribbing. You will learn how to use a combination of knit and purl stitches to create different ribbing patterns and how to follow that pattern visually, so you never lose your place. You will also learn how to knit stockinette stitch and how to change colors and create stripes.
You will knit up a chunky ribbed scarf project to practice what you learned.
5. Reading & Knitting Knit & Purl Patterns
You will learn how to read basic patterns and will practice by knitting up two different textured stitch patterns! In one pattern, you will create a headband that you can use to keep your ears warm. In the second pattern, you will learn how to create a textured scarf that looks super complicated, but is super easy to learn! Make one for yourself or give it away as a gift! It's a great gift item that anyone will love! After this lesson, you will be able to go and test out different basic patterns to expand your knitting repertoire.
6. Intro to Lace
Learn how to create lace! Don't be intimidated. In this class, I will show you just how easy lace can be just by knowing one or two more stitches!
7. Intro to Cable
Learn how to create cables by using the cable needle. Just learn 2 techniques and you will be on your way to learning to gorgeous textured cables!
In this module, you will learn many different increases and decreases used in knitting to create shaping in a garment.
In this module, you will learn many different decreases used in knitting to create shaping in a garment. Uses these decreases as a reference when you start to knit more advanced patterns.
10. Reading Basic Patterns
In this module, you will learn how to read basic patterns beyond the knit and purl patterns. and how to read a basic chart.
Bonus 1: Mossy Cowl Pattern Class
Bonus 1 - The Mossy Cowl Pattern Class (retails for $15), you will learn a beautiful fancy stitch pattern and also learn how to sew on buttons, create buttonholes, and sew on snaps... all so much fun to learn! It's the perfect quick gift that looks a lot more complicated than it actually is. Impress your family and friends with this project!
Bonus 2: Troubleshooting Library
Bonus 2 - Troubleshooting Library for you to review to whenever you have a problem to troubleshoot the most common mistakes. More videos will continue to be added to this library over time.
Start Right Away
Once you purchase the course, the course content is available for you to start on right away. Feel free to go at your own pace. You will have access to this content so that you can review it again and again (just in case you forget how to knit next year and need to refresh your memory just like I did when I first began knitting!).
Welcome to the world of knitting!