Tag Archives: How to Knit for Complete Beginners

April 17, 2021

Lesson 11: 5 Easy Decreases for Beginner Knitters

Inside: 5 decreases for beginner knitters including k2tog, ssk, k3tog, sssk and cdd. Includes tutorial video and link to free pattern. Just like with the increases you learned in Lesson 10, the decreases shape your knitting. Designers use them to fit garments like sweaters, create unique shaped shawls or close up the big holes left […]

April 10, 2021

Lesson 10: 4 Easy Increases for Beginner Knitters

Inside: Instructions and tutorial video to teach these increases for beginner knitters: YO (yarnover), Kfb (Knit into the front and back of a stitch), Make 1 (right and left) and the Lifted increase (right and left). Now that you know the basics it’s important that you learn a few more fundamental skills to take your […]

April 3, 2021

Lesson 9: 5 Easy Cast Ons for Beginner Knitters

Inside: Learn these 5 cast ons for beginner knitters using the tutorial videos below: thumb cast on, knitted cast on, true cable cast on, long tail cast on, two-color long tail cast on. I know that it may seem a little strange to put a lesson about cast ons toward the end of the How […]

March 20, 2021

Lesson 8: How to Knit in the Round for Beginners

Inside: Learn how to knit in the round using circular knitting needles. Tutorial video and free pattern included in lesson. This lesson is part of the How to Knit for Complete Beginners series. While learning to knit, we worked with straight needles. You worked all the projects in previous lessons in rows turning your knitting […]