Knitting Instructions to Help you Get Started
Have you ever wished you could learn how to knit but just never had the courage to begin? You thought it would be very complicated and who wouldn’t? Imagine using multiple needles compared to the traditional single needle, it surely can give you the chills. But don’t worry; it is never too late to start and it is not as hard as you thought it would.
Chocolates and flowers may be nice but nothing will compare to a gift that’s from the heart not to mention from your own time and effort. Knitting is done with the use of various yarns and thread to turn it into useful garments of cloths. Some may think that it’s complicated and time consuming; others may say that it’s a waste of time. But what they do not know is that nothing is going to be more memorable than a knitted sweater or sock as a gift. At least, in this way, they would know that it really is especially for them.
If you think it is still hard, you might get some inkling from these helpful knitting instructions to get you in track.
1. The first step in knitting is to do a slip knot. This serves as your very first stitch. Hold one needle on your right hand and another one on your left, start making a loop and then insert one yarn from behind. Pull the yarn together to make it tighter.
2. The second but is considered as the very important knitting instruction is the casting. Casting may look hard at first glance but in contrary, it is not. You can start by inserting your needle in the middle of your knot. Hold the knot firmly on your needle so it won’t slip. Put your index finger and thumb just between the dangling strands of yarn. Create a loop around your thumb; then guide the needle along the yarn and your index finger. Slowly slip your thumb out of the loop. Pull everything together gently to have a cast on.
These two knitting instructions serve as the basics to get you on your toes in knitting. See, it is not that hard. If you just keep a positive attitude along with a steady trail on useful knitting instructions, you might just get shocked that you immediately become a mean knitting machine.
Knitting is habit enjoyed by millions so it will be likely that you will fall in love with it too.
Nothing is impossible, right?
Where can I purchase white angora yarn like on the first picture?
Cannot find any in Wisconsin
do you have a knitting legend or abbreviations
Hi Barbara, we currently do not, but this is a great idea! We will create one for our readers in the coming weeks.