Tips & How To
The swatch shown uses New Basic 175 and a size US 8 (5mm) knitting needle. Two repeats of the pattern are worked across the row flanked by 4 garter stitches on each side. The garter stitch border was added for swatching purposes and is not included in the multiple of 16 + 4 required. (Swatch is 44 stitches wide.)
Has the question of needing a new hobby crossed your mind? When you walk into your favorite craft store and walked down the yarn isle and wondered how you could create something amazing with all of the colorful options in front of you? If you have answered yes, knitting might be the perfect thing for you!
As a follow up to our Learn to Crochet series, I am very excited to announce our newest series, Learn to Knit. In this series, we will be going over all of the basics that will get you through any pattern.
Throughout the series, you will be learning how to choose your needles, the types of yarn to use, how to cast on, garter stitch, purl, how to increase and decrease, knitting in the round, how to add interest to your project, and how to bind off.