Basic Knitting

The process of making a basic knit item is quite simple. In its most fundamental form knitting requires only three steps: casting on, knitting, and binding off. You’ll find that learning the three steps is easy and becoming a knitter can be so satisfying! There’s a lot of variety that can be achieved using basic knitting by simply changing the needle size, yarn, or yarn combinations.

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Garter Stitch Scarf

The first project most knitters make is a simple garter stitch scarf. As you will learn in the Skills section, garter stitch is created when all stitches and all rows are made using only the knit stitch. To make this scarf (shown ...

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