LEARN TO KNIT BASICS FOR BEGINNERS
This page of beginner knitting help videos is designed to show you the basics of knitting as you are teaching yourself to knit . Remember you are not alone and if you need some more knitting help get in touch with us. If it’s about a specific Toft Alpaca Shop knitting pattern we’re more than happy to talk you through.
In these learning to knit videos and photos we show you the basics of knitting including how to cast on, knitting and purling (stocking stitch) , how to cast off and basic cable pattern knitting. Many of these beginner knitting techniques are used in our FREE EASY KNITTING PATTERNS so once you have used them to learn to knit there will be no stopping you!
Once you have the basics of knitting you can progress on through to the more technical knitting videos in the STITCH VIDEO section.
The KNIT and PURL STITCH
BASIC CABLE KNITTING
At Toft Alpaca Shop we have a wealth of beginner knitting kits to help you as you learn to knit. These range from easy BABY BLANKETS, to BEDSOCKS and SCARVES. Some of these such as the KNOTTED HAT, KNITTED TEDDY BEAR and the CHUNKY BEGINNER COWL are even available to download as FREE KNITTING PATTERNS. So grab your knitting needles, cast on and learn to knit along.