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Learn How to Knit with Easy Beginner Instructions
by Chris Robertson

Knitting provides a hobby that's fun, requires self-discipline and steadfastness, and allows you to feel a sense of achievement when your knitting project is complete.

Knitting Defined

Knitting is a craft in which two needles along with thread or yarn are used to create fabric pieces or garments by creating loops in the yarn. It can be used to create many types of fabric, from framed knitting artwork to sweaters, afghan quilts, throws, blankets, mittens, or even bedroom slippers.

The most basic type of knitting is called the knit stitch. With the knit stitch, you'll slip the needle through the loop from front to back. Then, loop the yarn around the needle and put the stitch through onto the second needle. Another common type of knitting is the purl stitch, which is handled in an opposite manner than the knit stitch. When learning how to knit through paid or free knitting lessons for beginners, you'll learn these basics first.

Why Learn How to Knit?

Knitting has been around for thousands of years, and probably always will be. So, why learn how to knit when you can easily buy finished fabrics in the marketplace?

One, knitting gives you a sense of accomplishment. When you complete a beautiful piece that can be framed as a home decor piece, you'll be proud to hang it on your wall. When you complete a lovely, warm sweater made with your own hands, you can proudly wear it and explain that you knitted it yourself.

Two, learning how to knit requires self-discipline and steadfastness. You must work on it consistently to complete a project. When children learn to knit, they also learn to set goals, stick with something until the end, and accomplish something special.

Three, knitted items make excellent gifts. When your friend or loved one becomes an expectant mother, you can immediately begin knitting a blanket for the baby. Or, knit slippers for your family members as Christmas gifts. Giving something you made with your own hands makes a very special gift from the heart.

Where to Learn

Learning how to knit is easy today with so many online resources. There are online paid or free knitting lessons for beginners as well as advanced instructions. You can opt to learn from an individual locally, but this can cost quite a bit of time and money. Learning how to knit online enables you to learn from your own home during your spare time. It's also very affordable.


Through online lessons, you'll learn what tools and supplies are needed, how to cast on, how to know knits from purls, how to create patterns and designs, how to block and sew your work together, how to care for knitted garments, and other valuable skills.

With free knitting lessons for beginners or advanced knitting instructions, you might also benefit and save money with the free patterns provided at some websites. Learning how to knit will give you a skill that can be enjoyed for a lifetime.

Chris Robertson is an author of Majon International, one of the worlds MOST popular internet marketing companies on the web.
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How to Knit by Debbie Bliss
The Definitive Knitting Course Complete with Step-by-step Techniques, Stitch Libraries and Projects for Your Home and Family

The Baby Knits Book by Debbie Bliss
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Quick Baby Knits by Debbie Bliss
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Style Your Own Kids Knits by Kate Bulle
"This is the knitting book you've always needed if you enjoy knitting for children.."

Knitters Handy Book of Patterns by Ann Budd
Basic Designs in Multiple Sizes and Gauges

Baby Knits for Beginners by Debbie Bliss
"Many new knitters come to the craft when they find themselves wanting to knit something for a new baby, so this is the perfect handbook.."

Hand Knitting: New Directions by Allison Ellen
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Knitwear in Fashion by Sandy Black
"not for those wishing to buy a step by step guide to knitting, rather for those who wish to be inspired by what knitwear is like in fashion/crafts today... Simply beautiful"

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