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Knitting Basics 

This is the place to start for knitting beginners. The basic knitting information - casting on, yarn gauge.


img Art of Knitting
The definitive DVD on knitting---stitches, color and fashion. - CD-ROM - Published 2004 Amazon
img Knitting Tips & Tricks
Shortcuts and Techniques Every Knitter Should Know by Lily Chin - Hardcover - Published 2009
img Take Along Knitting - Easy Portable Knit Project
Over 20 fabulous patterns—from luscious scarves to cozy mittens to stylish earrings. by Editors of North Light Books - Paperback - Published 2009 Amazon
img Teach Yourself Visually Knitting (Teach Yourself Visually)
This book instructs you photo by photo and stitch by stich. by Sharon Turner - Paperback - Published 2005 Amazon
img The Complete Beginner's Guide to Knitting
his step-by-step, hand-holding guide to knitting is EASY to watch and makes learning fast and simple. by Nici McNally Knitting DVDs - DVD - Published 2005 Amazon
Basic Knit Instructions
General instructions on how to knit. Brown Sheep
Basic Knitting Instruction
Learn how to bind off, change yarn colors,casting on, blocking, joining seams, curling and lots more. Knitt 911
Basic Knitting Instructions
These instructions show you how to cast on and to make a knit stitch, also known as garter stitch. Ben Franklin Crafts
How to achieve guage. Creative Partners LLC
Gauge - Measuring Gauge (Video)
This video explains how to measure your gauge. You Tube
General Knitting Instructions
General knitting instructions such as gauge, markers, abbreviations and more can be found here. Brown Sheep
Knitting Graph Paper
If you plan on creating your own charts, you need knitter's graph paper. Print your own! Sweaterscapes
Knitting Style - Continental Style
How to knit continental style. The Knitting Site
Reading a Knit Pattern
This articles explains how to read a knit pattern. Craft Yarn Council
Reading A Knitting Pattern
Basic tips on how to work from a knitting pattern. eHow
Slip Knot
How to make a slip knot. Stitch Diva
Slip Knot
Diagram for making a slip knot. Nezumiworld
Slip Knot
Photo and text instructions for making a slip knot. Bloglander
Swatch Tutorial
Measuring a gauge swatch is really no big deal, and it can yield essential information for your knitting designs. Learn more about knit swatches. The Purl Bee
Weaving Ends
What do you do with those yarn ends? Weave the ends into the wrong side of the knitted project. Learn how. Modeknit
How to wind a skein of yarn into a ball. Morehouse Farm
Yarn - Joining new yarn and working with colors
Learn how. Learn 2 Knit
Yarn Tension/Gauge
Determine the gauge or tension of the yarn by knitting a swatch or using the Wrap Method. Yarn Forward

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