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  • Welcome to Knitting! Abbey Roberts Instructor
  • Table of Contents/ Syllabus
    • About Knitting
      • History
      • Needles
        • Types
        • Usage
      • Yarn
        • Types
        • Usage
      • Other Materials
        • Bag
        • Markers
        • Pencil
        • etc.
  • Table of Contents/ Syllabus
    • Beginning
      • Slip knot
      • Cast on
      • Knit
      • Purl
      • Bind off
  • Table of Contents/ Syllabus
    • Basic Fabrics
      • What are they?
      • Garter
      • Stockinette
      • Seed
      • Ribbing
        • Knit 1, purl 1
        • Knit 2, purl 2
  • Table of Contents/ Syllabus
    • Following a Pattern
      • Materials
        • What if you don't have all of those?
      • Repeating from *
      • Other symbols
      • Gauge
      • Terminology
        • U.S. vs. International
  • Table of Contents/ Syllabus
    • Creating your own pattern
      • Activity
      • Yarn
        • Color
        • Type
      • Fabrics
        • Color changes
        • Look
        • Feel
      • Your Vision
      • Write it down!
  • About Knitting
    • The History of knitting
      • Began with fishermen
        • Mended nets with decorative knots
      • Women picked it up around 1800's
      • Now, anyone can knit!
    • Needles (pages 3-4)
      • All different sizes
        • Numbered
          • Higher, larger
          • Smaller, lower
  • About Knitting
    • Needles
      • Straight
        • Most common
        • Makes most projects
      • Circular
        • 2 nd most common
        • Makes things that are very wide, or circular
      • Double- pointed
        • Have points on both ends
        • Not common
      • Plastic, Metal, Wood, Bamboo
  • About Knitting Straight Needles Circular Needles Double- Pointed Needles
  • About Knitting
    • Yarn (pages 5 and 59)
      • What it is made of
        • Acrylic
          • Washable
          • Sweaters
        • Wool
          • Felts
        • Cotton
          • Washable
          • Cloths
        • Blends
  • About Knitting
    • Yarn
      • Colors
        • MANY!
        • Variegated
      • Keeping labels
    • Other Materials
      • Bag
        • Holds everything
        • Largest possible
  • About Knitting
    • Other Materials
      • Scissors
      • Ruler
      • Stitch markers/ safety pins
      • Sewing needle
        • Large eye
      • Pens/ Pencils
      • Optional:
        • Binder
        • Pencil box/ bag
  • Beginning to Knit
    • Slip Knot (pages 6-7)
    • Cast On (pages 8-9 and 62-63 for thumb cast on)
    • Knit Stitch (pages 10-11 and 63-64)
    • Purl Stitch (pages 16-17 and 64)
    • Cast Off/ Bind Off (pages 12, 18, and 67)
  • Basic Fabrics
    • When you do different knit/ purl combos, you get different fabrics (pages 20, 65, and 66)
      • Garter
        • Knit all/ purl all
        • Little ridges
      • Stockinette
        • Knit a row, purl a row
        • Arrows
        • Common
        • Curls
  • Basic Fabrics
    • Basic Fabrics
      • Reverse Stockinette
        • The other side of stockinette
        • Ridges
      • Seed
        • Knit a stitch, purl a stitch 1 st row
        • Knit your purls and purl your knits 2 nd row
        • Reversible
        • Also called Moss stitch
  • Basic Fabrics
    • Ribbing
      • Knit 1, purl 1
        • Knit 1, purl 1 across the 1 st row
        • Knit your knits and purl your purls across the 2 nd row
        • Vertical lines of stitches
      • Knit 2, purl 2
        • Knit 2, purl 2 across the 1 st row
        • Knit your knits and purl your purls across the 2 nd row
        • Vertical lines of stitches that are slightly thicker than knit 1, purl 1 lines
  • Following a Pattern
    • Materials
      • List at the beginning
      • You can make adjustments if you do not have all materials
    • Repeat from...
      • If it says repeat from * 8 more times, then you would do the instruction after the star a total of 9 times.
  • Following a Pattern
    • Other Symbols
      • Vary by pattern
      • Common ones
        • k
          • Knit
        • p
          • Purl
        • mm
          • Millimeters
        • st(s)
          • stitch(es)