Learn to knit! It's easier than you think, and with the chill in the air, now is the perfect time to learn. Even brand new knitters can make cozy fall and winter accessories like scarves and cowls-- perfect to update your cool weather style and to give as gifts.
Choosing Yarn: To make sure you can easily see your stitches, start with a yarn that’s not too dark in color and has a smooth texture. Save the fancy, fuzzy yarns for your next project.
The Techniques: Lots of great knitting projects can be made with just one type of stitch, either knit or purl. With both stitches under your belt, the possibilities are endless! Here's how to get started...
Now that you've got an idea of the basics, grab a few supplies and try these projects to test your skills:
A kit is also a great way to start, so you know you have all the materials you need. We love Wool and the Gang's Snood Dogg.