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Skill Level: Beginner

This "next steps in knitting" class will show you how to read your knitting and master the pattern!

Patty Lyons
How to Read Your Knit Stitches & Master the Pattern
Patty Lyons, Instructor
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To see a complete materials list for all class projects, download this Material List PDF.

Are you tired of knitting the same scarves and hats? Do you long to start on a cardigan, socks or even a sweater, but get lost among the abbreviations and technical terms? Are you frustrated by having to rip out all your hard work and starting over again because you don't know where you were in the pattern?

This class is just what you need to move forward in your knitting journey! Let instructor Patty Lyons teach you how to not just knit, but to read your knitting. When you've learned this imperative skill, it's easy to identify where you are and what you need to do next for whatever pattern you choose to do! Patty will then go on to teach you the ins and outs of patterns so you'll never get lost again! After watching this class, you will be able to not only read a pattern, but to master it as well!

In this video class you'll learn how to:
  • Do simple and more advanced increases and decreases
  • Read a chart
  • Read your knitting
  • Join a new ball of yarn
  • Weave in your ends
  • Follow a pattern
Class includes complete instructions to make two projects: Increase & Decrease Swatch and Read Your Knitting Sampler Scarf.

Annie's online classes include downloadable and printable class patterns in PDF format in addition to the online video content. You can view online classes at your convenience, 24/7, 365 days a year from any mobile device, both tablet and non-tablet (phones, iPod Touch, etc.) but classes are best viewed on tablets or computers. All Annie's online classes and DVDs have closed captioning.

FREE -- Class Overview
FREE -- Introduction
Increases & Decreases: Beyond ...
Reading Your Knitting
Four Ways to Join a Ball of ...
Weaving in Your Ends
Pattern Checklist: Sampler ...
Pattern Next Steps: Garments
Class Wrap-Up
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Class Project Photos

Customer Reviews for How to Read Your Knit Stitches & Master the Pattern:

Average Rating:
5 out of 5 (Reviewed by 34 customers.)

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September 14, 2021
Julie N
Being an experienced knitter, many of the things Patty taught were reviews or reminders of things I do. What I liked. thought is that Patty explained the whys of some of those things that I have done for 60 years, such as twisting a stitch. I never knew exactly why I did what I did. I definitely would buy another Patty Lyons video class, as a matter of fact, I have all the ones offered by Annie's which feature Patty's teaching just because of her great wealth of knowledge about knitting. With so much emphasis on crocheting, it's refreshing to see her passion for the traditional skill of knitting.
February 8, 2021
Pj K
I was not happy with video. I didn't learn what I expected to learn from this class. I expected to learn to read stitches and master the pattern. It was not organized either. I am very disappointed with my purchase. I probably won't buy another video from Annie"s.
September 27, 2019
Stephanie L
Patty, you are so knowledgeable! You are very clear with your instructions and you are just chock full of know how. I think the next class I will take of yours is the knitting ER! Thank you so much for doing this class it was so worth it, I got so much out of it!!!
May 31, 2019
Lara W
Please, please offer a beginner's class, Patty! Your instructions are so clear and easy to follow! Thank you so much for this class, and the Knitting ER class. Both are excellent and worth every penny!
April 21, 2019
Aloma M
I love Patty Lyons, she is a wonderful teacher. Everything she teaches gets five stars

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