Tags » Learn To Knit

Knit stitch 


In order to make anything, you need to be able to knit (K) and purl (P).  You can do all sorts of interesting things with other stitches but you can’t do anything at all without being able to knit and purl.   259 more words


Back to Basics: How to read a yarn label

Good (rainy) morning from Hong Kong.

I’m starting a series called “Back to Basics” to show you how I crochet/knit. I want to be very clear that I am not a professional and that this is how I do my craft. 106 more words


Getting Started...

 So you’ve read my first post on Knit Republic, and are now itching to get started, right?

If you’re anything like me, your Amazon shopping basket will now be bulging with all sorts of exciting knitted related tools and supplies. 739 more words


New Session of Learn to Knit & Knitting Club!

Another session of Learn to Knit and Knitting Club at Lake Tahoe Community College starts on Wednesday! These classes will run on Wednesday nights from 5:30-7:30 at the college, and are taught by Lauren Zebo, the owner of The Knitting Nest. 67 more words

Tahoe Knitting Nest

Polar Opposites - Socks

Don’t you think that these will make the perfect SF Giants socks?  The yarn is from indie dyer, Amy Lee’s company Canon Hand Dyes (colour way: Double Double Toil and Trouble). 78 more words

Iphone Photo

Everything you Ever Wanted to Know about the Long Tail Cast On

This video shows how to do the long tail cast on. First is a very quick refresher for those who already know how to do it, followed by an in depth discussion of how to do the long tail cast on effectively. 2,509 more words


Yarn Basics for New (and not so New) Knitters 1

Yarn comes in an almost infinite variety and making yarn choices can be overwhelming, especially when you are just learning to knit (and sometimes, even when you are an expert knitter). 534 more words