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Skill Level: Beginner
Kate Atherley
Learn to Knit
Learn to Knit
Kate Atherley, Instructor

Learn how to knit and discover a relaxing hobby you'll enjoy for a lifetime! Class includes 8 fun and easy knitting projects. Find out more in the Class Description below.


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Today's the day you discover a lifelong hobby -- knitting! Learning how to knit is fun and easy with expert instruction brought to you on high-quality video. In this Annie's online video class, instructor Kate Atherley begins with the very basics, such as how to hold the knitting needles and yarn, and progresses you through all the basic stitches, casting on, binding off and easy increasing and decreasing. This class is taught in English-style knitting, but Kate also demonstrates Continental-style. Skills learned can be applied to both English and Continental knitters. Step-by-step, Kate will help you build skill upon skill to learn how to confidently knit any beginner-level pattern.

In this class you'll learn:
  • Which needles and yarn are best for beginners to use
  • How to tie a slip knot
  • How to cast on your first stitches
  • How to knit and purl
  • How to bind off
  • How to work the stockinette stitch, ribbing and seed stitch
  • How to increase and decrease stitches
You'll learn all the essential knitting techniques to knit eight beginner class projects including an easy dishcloth, a headband with matching wrist warmers, a water bottle holder, a phone cozy, a baby hat and a 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
Get Ready to Knit
Casting On Your First Stitches
The Knit Stitch
Binding Off & Finishing
Building Your Skills I
The Purl Stitch
Stitch Library: Stockinette ...
Increasing & Decreasing
Building Your Skills II
Yarn & Needle Knowledge
Class Wrap-Up
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Class Project Photos

Customer Reviews for Learn to Knit:

Average Rating:
5 out of 5 (Reviewed by 13 customers.)

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September 24, 2015
Peggy J
What a great class! I have wanted to learn to knit for years. With this class I was knitting within minutes of watching it. The instructor makes each step very clear. The ability to watch each stitch over again and again until you get it is very helpful. I recommend this class to everyone.
August 3, 2015
Shelli D
I really only signed up for the class for my mom. She was supposed to go to a class with a friend, but the friend couldn't attend due to a work schedule change. We sat together and started watching over the weekend. We really appreciated how clearly Kate describes and shows everything. We need to practice the cast on a little more, and cannot wait to get into the dishcloth project! I wasn't planning on learning myself, but I'm having fun too! Thank you (from a die-hard crocheter!)!
March 30, 2015
Charlotte G
I loved this class; it was so easy to follow. I have always wanted to learn how to knit, I can crochet a little but have loved watching people knit, I have been trying to teach my children how to crochet and now I can teach them the basics on knitting.
February 11, 2015
Patricia G
I cannot believe how quickly I began to knit. The instructions are easy to understand and the ability to repeat at 30, 60 or 90 intervals is a great feature. As a beginner to knitting I found this class to be very helpful. Kate is a great teacher. I can't wait to teach my granddaughter how to knit. I will recommend this class to everyone.
October 5, 2014
Sandra A
I loved this class! I had tried to learn to knit from other sources but could never seem to get the hang of it. But like others commented. I was knitting in days and loving it. Kate has been most helpful with my questions and is indeed patient. I would recommend her classes to anyone wanting to knit. I also got her class casting on and finishing off class that I refer to often. Thank you so much.

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