Beginner's Knitting 101
Students will learn to cast on, knit their first stitches, and bind off.
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In this class, students will learn about all the basics of knitting and come away with their very first knitted project. We will start class with an overview of knitting needle size and how to choose yarn that will result in a beautiful piece of art! Then I will teach the students how to cast on stitches by modeling the steps myself and displaying visuals. Once we have practiced casting on, we will move on to the garter stitch, which is the foundation of knitting. We will conclude this...
Students will cast on and bind off stitches. Students will learn about the garter stitch. Students will learn how yarn weight and needle size affect the outcome of a knitting project. Students will read a basic knitting pattern for a scarf.
I have been knitting various projects such as hats, blankets, scarves, and pillows for over 10 years. It is a favorite past-time of mine, so I would love to share my skills with others!
The sizes I list here are just suggestions because they work best for beginners handling knitting materials for the first time. If you already have crafting yarn in your house, feel free to use this! Size 7 (4.5 mm) or 8 (5 mm) straight knitting needles - $5 Medium worsted weight yarn; a lighter color yarn makes it easier to see the knit stitches - $4-$10 per skein
1 hour per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Lifelong Musician and Artist
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
92 total reviews
114 completed classes
Hi, my name is Emmaline (she/her) and my passion is to teach students about the music and art that I love and know best. I teach private flute lessons for students of all ages and skill levels, focusing not only on the technique of playing, but...