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Learn to Knit: Essential Skills for Beginning Knitters
Learn to Knit: Essential Skills for Beginning Knitters
Caddy Melville Ledbetter
Learn essential skills every new knitter should know! Open up your project possibilities with different cast-ons, basic stitch patterns and more.
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Your best knitting starts here! Join seven all-star Craftsy instructors for essentials that take every project to the next level.
Craftsy Knitting Instructors
Craftsy Knitting Instructors
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Everything you need to start knitting with confidence.
Susan B. Anderson
Susan B. Anderson
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Start your knitting journey with a stunning success! Create a cute scarf as you learn the skills you need to go from cast-on to fabulous finish.
Caddy Melville Ledbetter
Caddy Melville Ledbetter

Join the discussion! While your instructor may choose to chime in, this space is intended as a maker-to-maker forum.

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Knitters know that any time you take on a project, you'd better be ready to learn something new. That's just the way creativity works. And as a self-taught knitter, I've experienced my share of struggles over the years. (Why does stockinette curl like that? Why are my edges so sloppy when everyone else's seem so neat?) So, without further fuss, here are six top tips I wish I'd learned sooner.
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The difference between a pair of hand-knit socks and the ones from the store is sort of like the difference between cotton and cashmere. (No offense to cotton! Cashmere is just extra.) If you've ever put on a pair, you know that hand-knit equals exceptional warm and cozy foot happiness. So even if you're a beginner knitter, they're totally worth the effort.
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