Learn to Knit

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Learn to Knit

  1. 1. Knitting
  2. 2. Knitting is over 1,000 years old!
  3. 3. Wool socks in Egypt (4th century B.C.)The oldest known knitted fabric is from the4th century A.D. Knitting was introduced to Europe duringthe 15th century.
  4. 4. What materials do you need?
  5. 5. YarnDvortygirl. “Yarn Palette”. April 5, 2009 via Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution.
  6. 6. Knitting NeedlesGriffon48. “Metal Knitting Needles, Size 9”. May 5, 2008 via Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution.
  7. 7. Measuring TapeMemyni. “Sewing (6)”. March 11, 2009 via Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution.
  8. 8. Row CounterTheChanel. “Knitting/sewing purse”. November 1, 2006 via Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution.
  9. 9. Point ProtectorsJillz. “What’s in my notions bag?”. August 23, 2005 via Flickr, Creative CommonsAttribution.
  10. 10. Stitch HolderKnittingbrow. “Sock Knitting Disasters”. June 22, 2010 via Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution.
  11. 11. ScissorsCreative Tools. “Creative Tools.se – PackshotCreator – Scissors”. February 3, 2010 via Flickr, Creative CommonsAttribution.
  12. 12. Yarn NeedleMararie. “Just enough yarn”. April 21, 2008 via Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution.
  13. 13. Stitch MarkersThe Bees. “Stitch marker”. November 6, 2009 via Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution.
  14. 14. Crochet HookYoshioka, Jem. “Rainbow crochet hook”. May 14, 2011 via Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution.
  15. 15. Learn to KnitIn through the front door, Run around the back,Hop through the window, Off jumps Jack.
  16. 16. Fun Facts About Knitting Allows you to be creative Gives you confidence Soothing and relaxing Helps develop fine-motor, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills Helps develop math, writing, and reading skills
  17. 17. Works CitedBordhi, Cat. “A Guide for Bringing Knitting and Spinning into Elementary through HighSchool Classrooms.” Cat Bordhi. Wordpress.com, 2012. Web. 7 November, 2012.EducationWorld. “Building Close-Knit Communities: Handcraft Makes a Comeback.”EducationWorld. EducationWorld, n.d. Web. 7 November, 2012.Falick, Melanie. Kids Knitting. New York: Artisan, 1998. Print.“Knitting.” Columbia Encyclopedia. 6 ed. 2000. InfoTrac Junior Edition. Web. 7 Nov.2012.Sadler, Judy Ann. Quick Knits. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2006. Print.Smith, Gary W. "Knitting." Encyclopedia Americana. Grolier Online, 2012. Web. 9 Nov.2012.SwitchedOnMom. “The Point: Knitting Benefits a Gifted Teen.” The “More” Child.Wordpress.com, 27 Jan. 2008. Web. 9 Nov. 2012.

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