Today's the day you discover a lifelong hobby -- knitting! Learning how to knit is fun and easy with expert instruction brought to you on high-quality video. In this Annie's online video class, instructor Kate Atherley begins with the very basics, such as how to hold the knitting needles and yarn, and progresses you through all the basic stitches, casting on, binding off and easy increasing and decreasing. This class is taught in English-style knitting, but Kate also demonstrates Continental-style. Skills learned can be applied to both English and Continental knitters. Step-by-step, Kate will help you build skill upon skill to learn how to confidently knit any beginner-level pattern.
In this class you'll learn:
- Which needles and yarn are best for beginners to use
- How to tie a slip knot
- How to cast on your first stitches
- How to knit and purl
- How to bind off
- How to work the stockinette stitch, ribbing and seed stitch
- How to increase and decrease stitches
You'll learn all the essential knitting techniques to knit eight beginner class projects including an easy dishcloth, a headband with matching wrist warmers, a water bottle holder, a phone cozy, a baby hat and a scarf.
Annie's online classes include downloadable and printable class patterns in PDF format in addition to the online video content. You can view online classes at your convenience, 24/7, 365 days a year from any mobile device, both tablet and non-tablet (phones, iPod Touch, etc.) but classes are best viewed on tablets or computers. All Annie's online classes and DVDs have closed captioning.