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Learn to Knit Correspondence Course
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Learn to Knit Course
In this self-study introduction to hand knitting, written instructions and illustrations help you learn - and can be kept for handy reference for years to come. Once you’ve practiced and gained some confidence, send your swatches to the Learn to Knit Committee for review. (Furnish your own knitting supplies. Course communication is limited to English only.)

Lesson Outline:

  • Knitting Tools and Common Abbreviations
  • Casting On and Holding the Yarn
  • English/American Style and German/Continental Style
  • Knit Stitch, Purl Stitch, Stockinette Stitch, Seed Stitch, Ribbing, Twisted Stitches, and Correcting Dropped Stitches
  • Increases (Bar Increase, Make One (M1), Lifted Increase)
  • Decreases (Knit Two Together (k2tog); Slip, Slip, Knit (ssk); Slip One, Knit One, Pass Slipped Stitch Over (sl 1, k1, psso); Yarn Over (yo)
  • Gauge
  • Useful Tips (Joining a New Ball of Yarn, Yarn Tails, Blocking)
  • Instructions for Making Swatches for Committee Review.

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