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Knitting Naturally Amazon Picks Not everyone who wants to knit has a friend or a relation who can take the time to teach them. So if that is you, what can you do? Teach yourself using a good knitting book or a knitting dvd from my Amazon Picks page!
Knitting Basics Ready to get started? Let's go through some knitting basics before you start knitting!
How to Knit The first stitch that you need to learn is the knit stitch. On this page you will find step by step instruction on how to knit 'knit stitches'.
How to Purl If you have now learned how to do knit stitches, the next step is to learn how to purl.
Increasing Stitches Another basic knitting technique that you will have to learn is increasing stitches.
Decreasing Stitches Another basic knitting technique that you will have to learn is decreasing stitches.
Casting On Knitting If you are planning on doing a lot of knitting, you are going to have to learn casting on. Knitting cannot be started until you have the required number of stitches on your needle!
How to Choose a Knitting Pattern As a beginner you need to choose a knitting pattern very carefully. Although it is relatively easy to learn to knit, your first few projects need to be something simple or you will find yourself getting frustrated (and probably annoyed) to the point that you just give up.
Knitting a Tension Square Knitting a tension square is something that you do before you begin knitting your garment that allows you to measure the tension of your knitting and to determine which needle size you should use to make your garment.
Knitting Wool As you browse through your local craft store or through the Knitting Naturally Store for knitting wool, you will be faced with a bewildering array of choices. Each type of yarn has it's benefits and drawbacks and the type of yarn you choose will vary depending on what you intend to use it for.
Knitting Yarn Would you like some help selecting a knitting yarn for your project? If you are going to take up knitting as a hobby (or as a business) then you are going to need to learn more about the various types of Knitting Yarn available to knitters today, and what they are used for.
Yarn Comparison Chart Are you looking for a yarn comparison chart? The world is getting smaller these days (okay not literally but you know what I mean) and it is far more likely today that you will have a pattern or some yarn from a country that uses a different measurement scale.
2 Ply Wool 2 ply wool or yarn is most often used for very baby knitting or evening wear.
8 Ply Wool or Yarn 8 ply wool or yarn is probably the most commonly used ply for knitting, and is available in a wide variety of colors and textures.
Knitting with Cotton Knitting with Cotton is not recommended for beginners. Commercially spun cotton is available in a variety of plys, styles and colors. The yarn produced has a high degree of strength, durability, and absorbency.
Knitting Instructions for Beginners Are you looking for knitting instructions that are written in plain english so that they are easy to follow? On this page you will find a series of links to my 'How To' pages that contain simple instructions on how to knit a variety of items, from socks to ponchos or a sweater for your dog.
Textured Knitting Stitch Patterns Are you thinking about creating your own customised pattern for your next project? Why not try one of these textured knitting stitch patterns!
Cable Knitting Stitch Patterns Although you will only find simple Cable Knitting Stitch Patterns on this page, to do any of these patterns you will need to learn some more advanced knitting techniques, such as how to use a cable needle.
Lace Knitting Stitch Patterns Lace Knitting Stitch Patterns are another option if you want to customise a basic pattern to create a unique garment of your own design.
Panel Knitting Stitch Patterns Rib or Panel knitting stitch patterns can be used as an all over lace or rib, in combination with other stitch patterns to create or with stocking stitch to create a unique pattern for your garment.
Knitting Needles Would you like to know more about the various types of knitting needles? Read on.
Bamboo Knitting Needles When you are deciding which type of knitting needles to buy and use, you might like to consider bamboo knitting needles.
Customising Knitting Patterns Once you have mastered basic knitting, you might want to start experimenting with customising knitting patterns to create your own unique garments and it is not as difficult as it seems!
Knitting Accessories If you are new to knitting, you will come across a bewildering array of knitting accessories for you to choose from. Would you like to know from an experienced knitter, which ones are worth buying?
Simple Lace Scarf Pattern Would you like to make yourself a simple lace scarf? To do that you will need a Simple Lace Scarf Pattern!
Simple Rib Scarf Pattern Would you like to make yourself a simple rib scarf? To do that you will need a Simple Rib Scarf Pattern!
Simple Sampler Scarf Pattern On this page you will find a simple sampler scarf pattern. To test the pattern, I have made one using of Off White Panda Heath 8 Ply which is 50 percent wool and 50 percent Acyrlic.
Narrow Garter Stitch Scarf Would you like to make a narrower, chunkier, garter stitch scarf? To do that you will need my Narrow Garter Stitch Scarf Pattern!
Simple Childs Raglan 8 Ply Round Neck Jumper Pattern Are you looking a pattern for a simple childs raglan 8 ply jumper? Although slightly more difficult than the dropped shoulder jumper pattern, this pattern is rated as an easy knit as it has only a little shaping and is knitted in stocking stitch.
Knitting Blanket Squares One of the simplest things that you can do with your kids is knitting blanket squares. It is also a great project if there is more than one kid.
Baby Knitting Now that you have mastered the basic knitting techniques, if you are looking for small knitting projects, you might like to try some baby knitting.
Summer Knitting Thinking about doing some summer knitting? Knitting is often thought of as just a winter craft, knitting with wool in hot weather is not anywhere near as pleasant as knitting in the dead of winter while sitting in front of a roaring fire. But depending on your choice of yarn, summer knitting can be just as satisfying!
Heirloom Knitting Heirloom Knitting takes on a whole new meaning when you use your own handspun yarn to create a knitted article for your family or friends.
Answered Knitting Questions Welcome to my Answered Knitting Questions page. On this page you will find questions that have been answered either by myself or by other visitors to the site.
Open Knitting Questions - Can You Help? Every now and then I get a question that I cannot answer, or an open question for the visitors to this site. Enough to justify a section on the site dedicated to this type of question. So here it is. If you can help out by responding to any of these knitting questions, all you need to do is to leave a comment on the relevant page (listed below).
Knitting Loom Instructions Although knitting on a loom is very easy, it always helps if you have some knitting loom instructions before start!
Long Loom Knitting Using a long loom or 'long loom knitting' for your knitting project offers a bit more versatility than a round loom.
Double Knitting The term double knitting has at least two meanings when it comes to knitting and knitters. Probably the meaning
most knitters are familiar with is as a yarn 'weight', but in this case we are talking about a style of knitting where both sides of the fabric
are 'right sides'.
Knitting Loom Instructions Now that you have your knitting started on the loom, you are going to need knitting loom instructions on how to form some basic knitting stitches.
Learning to Spin Your Own Wool So you are interested in learning to spin? When you watch someone else spinning, it looks easy. Deceptively so. The reality is that as a beginner it will be hard for you to imagine that you will ever be able to 'get it'.
Knitting Loom Garter Stitch Scarf Pattern Are you looking for a knitting loom garter stitch scarf pattern that you can make on your loom? If this is your first knitting loom project, this is a reasonably easy scarf to knit.
Properties of Wool Why would you choose wool over a synthetic yarn for your knitting? On this page you will find a summary of the many properties of wool to help you may your decision!
Recycle Your Wool Would you like to be able to recycle your wool from a garment that is too small, too big or out of style?
Types of Fleece Wool So you want to learn to spin. On this page you will find some of the more common types of fleece wool available for hand spinners along with their characteristics and uses.
How to Crochet Do you know how to crochet? Crocheting is fun, easy to learn and very versatile.
What is Your Passion? On this page I will outline how I created a growing income stream from one of my passions. What is your passion? Could you turn your passion or a hobby into a part time or fulltime business?
Linking to Knitting Naturally Knitting Naturally is a relatively young site and getting the word out is much easier with a bit of help from my satisfied visitors! If you like what you see and want to help, why not link to Knitting Naturally.
4 Ply Vee Neck Vest This pattern is for a basic 4 ply Vee Neck Vest in three sizes from 2 to 6 years old.
Alpaca Knitting Yarn If you are looking for a beautifully soft and surprisingly hard wearing natural yarn for your knitting, you might like to try alpaca knitting yarn.
Baby Blanket Knitting Patterns If you are looking for a few baby blanket knitting patterns, I hope you will like this page! Baby blankets usually take quite a bit of knitting but there is nothing like seeing your favourite little person playing on or wrapped in a blanket that you have made yourself.
Baby Bonnets and Hats When you are learning how to knit, small projects are a good way to gain experience as a knitter. One of my favorite small projects include knitting baby bonnets and hats.
Baby Bootie Knitting Patterns Are you looking for baby bootie knitting patterns? I tend to use the same basic pattern for any booties I make, varying the knitting stitch patterns that I use for the base, top or instep of the bootees.
Knitting Abbreviations Reading a knitting pattern is like reading another language. If you are not familiar with common knitting abbreviations it will look like double dutch to you!