Week 1 knit

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Week 1 knit

  1. 1. PTC LibrariesLearn to Knit - Week 1 The Knit Stitch
  2. 2. The Ergonomics of Knitting, or Why do I Hurt? Have good lighting Sit up in a comfortable chair without slouching Watch your shoulders and the tension in your hands Take stand-up breaks Stretch your fingers, wrists, hands, shoulders, and back during breaks
  3. 3. Starting Your YarnHanksCenter-Pull BallOuter-Pull Ball
  4. 4. Holding Your Needles & YarnFinger WrappingContinental StyleEnglish Style
  5. 5. Making a Slip-Knot Pics borrowed from Red Heart
  6. 6. Long-Tail Cast On Pics borrowed from Red Heart
  7. 7. The Knit StitchContinental Style Pics borrowed from Vogue Knitting
  8. 8. The Knit Stitch English Style Pics borrowed from Vogue Knitting
  9. 9. Basic Bind OffPics borrowed from Vogue Knitting
  10. 10. Garter Stitch PatternCO 30Row 1 (and all following) KnitAt end of each row, swap needles - your lefthand should always have the old stitchesand the right hand will have the new stitches(or empty needle if you are just starting therow)Continue working rows until the dishcloth issquare or your preferred sizeBind Off
  11. 11. Counting Stitches and Rows Row Stitch

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