Free, Online Knitting Patterns - Beginner Knitting Instructions - Knitting Tips, Tricks, Testimonials and More! Knitting Videos. If you're a beginning knitter, you can start with our 45 minute "How to Knit" series.
This 3 part introduction to knitting walks the new knitter step-by-step through the knitting basics: Long Tail cast-on and the knit and purl stitches and basic knit bind-off and finishing your knitting. Along the way you'll pick up many knitting tips and guidance on how to identify and fix common knitting mistakes. If you're already familiar with the craft and just need a quick refresher, take a look at the "There's a lot more to KnittingHelp.com" section below. The site is divided into primary techniques, as well as knitting tips, advanced knitting techniques and knitting abbreviations.
What to knit first? A scarf is the most common first project. For more ideas, take a look at our free pattern directory. Warning: If you make a scarf in the lovely stockinette stitch (alternating a knit row with a purl row), the side edges will curl in. Yarn and Needles: *If you're going to felt it: Here are four videos: Winter Patterns- hats, mittens, scarves. sweaters, slippers. Bev's Winter Gearfor ALLFree patterns for hats, mittens, scarves, socks, sweaters, shawls and more!
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Everyone's creativity takes a different form, however, so the advice that works varies from person to person. For example, I put a lot of pressure on myself to be efficient and productive. One of my struggles, therefore, is to allow myself to spend time on activities that don't pay off in some direct way. Creativity often involves play, digression, exploration, experimentation, and failed attempts; it doesn't always productive.