All beginning knitters should know 4 basic skills: How to knit and purl, recognize knit and purl stitches, read beginner knitting patterns, and fix beginner mistakes. Here are the videos and patterns you need to get started.Read Post »
By Liat Gat – Founder / Intermediate Knitting, Tree of Techniques / November 4, 2014 / 6 Comments
To become an intermediate knitter, you need to know 3 important skills: Knitting in the round, toe-up socks, and top-down socks. Continental knitting and cable knitting are bonuses. Here are recommended video classes and patterns to help you get started.Read Post »
By Liat Gat – Founder / Advanced Knitting, Tree of Techniques / November 6, 2014 / 13 Comments
Here are the recommended projects to try and techniques to learn if you are (or want to become) and advanced knitter. Everything is covered here, from felting, lace, sweaters, double-knitting, and knitting with unusual materials.Read Post »
Tree of Techniques Illustration: Tree of Techniques
The “Tree of Techniques” is a way of visualizing your path as a knitter as you progress from beginner to intermediate to advanced. Starting with simple scarves and dishcloths, you’ll then knit hats and socks, before proceeding to custom sweaters, lace, moebius, color-knitting, and designing your own patterns.