I want to learn how to knit. But I don't know where to start. So my question is, where did you learn how to knit?
I guess my mother I don't remember actually, but I do know I knit a pair of booties for my cousin when she was born and I was a few weeks away from turning 7 My mother learnt at 3 and knit socks by 6. Crochet is my specialty though
Thank you for sharing!
I believe this is the site I watched to start trying to learn knit. I got the concept pretty quickly, but since it hurt I gave up and switched to crochet. http://www.knittinghelp.com/videos/knitting-tips
Learned to knit from my grandma when I was a wee one, but I sucked and she refused to ever try and teach me again My mom taught me crochet when I was younger, around 8 or so. I didn't do very well, so I stopped and picked it back up again after DS was born. Now, I do better then both my sister and mom who have been doing it for years. I had to reteach myself though, used Stitch n B*tch-Happy hooker and dummies guide to crochet as well. That's how I learned rounds Love working rounds So for me it was primarily book learning as I barely remembered what my mom taught me, so I read up on it. Didn't use much in the way of the internet, except to get patterns. I'm trying to learn to knit again, its not going so well I really do suck at it, no coordination between the two hands and three things to hold.
I learned to knit from my next-door neighbor when I was 12 y/o. I learned to crochet from my grandmother when I was around 7 y/o, I think. I'm not sure if knowing how to crochet helped me in learning to knit, though.
Learned from knittinghelp and learntoknit.com
dh ~ Jacob
dd ~ Ruth(11), ds ~ Jotham(9), ds ~ Caleb(7), ds ~ Evan (4), ds~ Ted (2)
I learned from books...mostly this one:
But since then have also referred to the Stitch N' ***** books on occasion if I've forgotten something.
(Thats a link to the first book)
Other good sources for learning, if you don't know someone specifically who can show you
Find a local yarn shop near you, traditionally owners take on teaching as well as selling, they are excellent resources. If you don't think you have one near you, you'd be surprised! Check the phone book or online to be sure.
Michaels' or similar large craft stores.
THe online websites mentioned above.
Cecilia Marie 1/10/10
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