Basic Knitting By: Ruth Brown

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Helpful Hints
• Do not let your yarn wrap tightly around the needle.
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• Keep the yarn held loosely when wrapping it around the needle.

Casting On
1. Form a basic slip knot over one needle.

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Casting On
1. Loop the yarn around your right index finger and hold in place with right thumb.
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2. With the needle in

the left hand bring the needle under the loop that is wrapped around the right index finger and slide it onto the needle.

1. Take a second needle in your right hand and bring the tip under the first loop on the needle in your left hand.

Basic Knit Stitch

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2. Make sure the yarn is strait and then wrap the yarn around the top of the right needle, counterclockwise.

Basic Knit Stitch
• Pull yarn through the loop with the right needle and slip the the loop from the left needle to the right needle.
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Binding Off
• Knit two stitches, then pull the second stitch overtop of the first stitch and let it drop off the needle.
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