Knitting Lessons (With Video Tutorials)


In this post, you will see a list of knitting lessons for beginners, that will show you all of the basics.

Including how to: make knit and purl stitches, cast on, cast off, how to increase stitches and decrease stitches, plus many other things!

When you have completed this knitting course for beginners, you’ll be able to knit simple things as well as understand how to read knitting patterns and charts.

The knitting course also includes links further down the page to beginner-level patterns that you can try out to practice your newfound skills.

Knitting lessons free course

Is Knitting Easy To Learn?

Both knitting and crocheting are fairly easy to learn.

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You’ll start with basic stitches, learn to master them, and build from there.

For an absolute beginner knitter, it is important that you choose the right tools, needles, and yarn to start with, then learn how to cast on, learn the knit stitch, the purl stitch, rib, moss stitch, and how to cast off.

After that, you can start to explore other stitch patterns and techniques.

It will also be important for you to learn how to read knitting patterns (how to read knitting patterns for beginners) and knitting abbreviations and terms (US and UK).

You can see some of my best products here – Resources.

wooden knitting needles

First Projects

Once you know the basics of knitting you can start to look for your first project.

I would recommend this basic hat pattern which is knit flat on two straight knitting needles – How to knit a hat with straight needles.

ribbed beanie

Knitting Course

Dive into the online knitting course below and find out how you can get started.

There are basic techniques with step-by-step instructions (including video lessons) for you to follow.

Subscribe to the Handy Little Me YouTube channel below where Louise will share her expertise and be your instructor for more tutorials and fun techniques (including advanced techniques like cable knitting).

For more online courses to learn new skills look here – Crochet Lessons

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Knitting Lessons

In this knitting course, you will see instructions and knitting classes about yarn, knitting needles, and a whole lot more!

Learn how to knit and complete various knitting stitches and techniques through a series of step-by-step tutorials and videos.

Louise will be your instructor to help you to learn basic techniques and knitting stitches through photo tutorials and video lessons.

Choose your first class below and get started!

Free Knitting Patterns

To view more patterns you may like to browse the following:

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  1. I think your free knitting classes, along with video, are wonderful. I am so glad that I signed up for your blog. I did it a while ago and have enjoyed your blogs and your knitting patterns. Thank you!

    1. Hello Carol, thank you so much for your kind words, I’m so happy that you found the knitting lessons and information useful.
      I hope you enjoy the lessons and the patterns 🙂
      Happy knitting,