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50 Knit Stitch Patterns for Beginning Knitters

Enjoy this collection of my 50 favorite Knit Stitch Patterns with different combinations of simple knits and purl stitches. Beginning knitters can create a wide variety of textures and designs with just these two basic knitting stitches.  Browse below to find your favorite designs with complete printable instructions, knitting charts, and video tutorials on these …

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How to Cast Off Knitting Stitches in 5 Steps

Learn how to Cast Off Knitting Stitches for beginners in 5 easy steps with my photo and video tutorial. Once you have completed your knitted work (hooray), you will need to remove the stitches from off your knitting needle, right? My close-up process helps beginning knitters finish off their work with confidence. Casting Off, also …

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How to Cast On Knitting Stitches with Long Tail Method

Learn how to Cast On Knitting Stitches for beginners in 3 easy steps with my close-up photo and video tutorial demonstrating the Long-Tail Cast On. This is the way most beginners prefer to place yarn onto your knitting needle in preparation for knitting. You’ll love my easy-to-follow demonstration to cast on stitches to begin knitting. …

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How to Select Knitting Needles for Beginners

Find out exactly how to Select Knitting Needles for Beginners in our Absolute Beginner Knitting Series. So far, we’ve identified the four materials you’ll need to start knitting: Yarn, Needles, Scissors, and a Tapestry Needle. Then we took a closer look at the types of Knitting Yarn available. Together, let’s figure out exactly which needles will …

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Learn to Knit in the Absolute Beginner Knitting Series

The Absolute Beginner Knitting Series is the best video course to learn to knit from home! Taught by YouTube’s favorite knitting teacher Kristen of Studio Knit, you will go through a fun, easy-to-understand, systematic course to learn all the basics to begin knitting projects. Homeschooling Kids? Whether you already knit or are just learning yourself, …

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9 Knitting Project Ideas for Beginners

Once you have learned the basics of knitting, get ready to discover new knitting project ideas! I’ve designed the following simple knitting projects that I think you’ll love as a beginning knitter. Find my new easy scarf knitting patterns for beginners and more! These are all easy quick knit projects, that with the skills you’ve …

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Difference Between a Stitch and a Knit Row (Knitting Technique)

What is the difference between a knit stitch and a knit row? Let’s enjoy a moment to understand the distinction between a knit stitch versus a knit row. These terms can sometimes be confusing to new knitters. I get this question a lot! So, let’s take a closer look at the difference. Looking for a …

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Knitting Tools for Absolute Beginners

Let’s begin by reviewing basic knitting tools for Absolute Beginners! There are four materials you’ll want to have on hand: Yarn, Needles, Scissors, and a Tapestry Needle.  I have suggestions on where to shop for knitting tools further down on this page. Together, let’s figure out exactly what you need to best help you to …

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