Are you new to knitting or crochet? Perhaps you are interested in reconnecting with a craft? Our social Meet Up groups are a place to start and connect with your knit and crochet community for guidance and inspiration. Although this setting is may not be conducive to a formal beginning class, we will get you gong in the right direction. Please contact NKCG and let us know when you are coming.
You will need:
For best results use a worsted weight yarn. 100% wool is best to learn tensioning. A pair of size 8 knitting needles is a nice size to work with your worsted weight yarn. Circular needles in a size 8 and16 inch length may be a good choice for needles.
In the beginning there is a cast on. There are many to choose from and this may be the most difficult element of knitting! Here is a You Tube video:
There are many ways to knit. Here are two ways to begin.