Knitting for Kids

Knitting for Kids

Teaching children to knit. This page has useful articles on how to teach you child to knit, books and more.


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Kids Knit!

Children love to knit—plus it’s a must for any Brownie or Girl Scout who wants to earn her badge. From dolls to doll blankets, scarves to backpacks, the 20 projects in this fun, colorfully illustrated collection are especially geared to kids. by Sarah Bradberry - Paperback - Published 2006


Kids Knitting

Ages 9-12. The instructions for knitting basics, such as casting on and the garter stitch, are given both in writing and visually, and are so clear that adult books on knitting could pick up some pointers. by Melanie Falick - Paperback - Published 2003 Affiliate Link to Amazon

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Knit This Poncho Set

Great for beginning knitters. The big needles make knitting quick and easy. You can finish this poncho in under 4 hrs. Everything you need is included: 1 skein of acrylic yarn, 2 wooden knitting needles and easy to follow instructions. Age 8 - 12 Affiliate Link to


Knitting (Kids Can Do It)

Once kids learn how to cast on, knit and purl, the whole world of knitting is theirs to discover. All eleven projects, including cool striped mittens and soft slipper socks, feature easy stitches, full-color photos and simple-to-follow directions. Ages 4-8 by Judy Ann Sadler - Paperback - Published 2002 Affiliate Link to Amazon


Knitting: Learn to Knit Six Great Projects

The book comes complete with everything you need to knit right now, and teaches you how to knit a long skinny scarf, a cozy hat and more. Teen Project. by Klutz - Spiral-bound - Published 2006


Teach A Group of Kids to Knit

There are lots of fun photos of the kids eager to learn knitting skills like casting on, stockinette and garter stitches, and how to hold needles, yarn, and fingers. A variety of projects, ranging from simple to more difficult. by Kay Meadors, Leisure Arts - Paperback - Published 2004 Affiliate Link to Amazon


The Art of Knitting 4 Kids

For ages 5+. Dr. Elizabeth Seward entertains kids with a unique animated story while teaching them to knit and make their own knitting needles. by Leisure Arts - DVD


The Kids' Knitting Notebook

It’s a knitting manual and a journal all in one. Ages 9-12 by Cindy Craig - Published 2007 Affiliate Link to Amazon

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Yarn Craft

Learn to knit and crochet a chic scarf and a bag! Kit includes 6 brightly colored skeins of yarn (50 yards each), wooden knitting needles, plastic crochet hook and easy to follow instructions with line drawings to clearly illustrate the step-by-step directions. Ages 8 - 14 Affiliate Link to

Teach your child to knit

Tips on teaching your child to knit. Maggie's Rags

Teaching Kids to Knit

An article on how to teach your child to knit. Tin Can Knits

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