How to Knit for Beginners (Knit Stitch)

Simple video of how to do a knit stitch! The videos are kinda repetitive, but hopefully helpful! And if I can do it, you can definitely do it because I'm not an expert!

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How to Knit for Beginners (Knit Stitch)
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What you'll need: yarn of choice + knitting needles size according to the yarn. Here I have size 8.0 mm.

What you'll need: yarn of choice + knitting needles size according to the yarn. Here I have size 8.0 mm.

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Cast on yarn on needle. Please see my long tail cast on snap guide! Here I cast on 20 stitches

Cast on yarn on needle. Please see my long tail cast on snap guide! Here I cast on 20 stitches

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So sorry about the background noise, my family was watching TV and on the phone. Here is a video of how to do a knit stitch.

So sorry about the background noise, my family was watching TV and on the phone. Here is a video of how to do a knit stitch.

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Knit stitch: insert right needle downward into the first loop from left needle. Wrap the yarn once around the right needle. Keeping yarn tight, draw right needle back up bringing the yarn loop too!

Knit stitch: insert right needle downward into the first loop from left needle. Wrap the yarn once around the right needle. Keeping yarn tight, draw right needle back up bringing the yarn loop too!

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Pull out the right needle bringing the new loop to the right side! That is one complete knit stitch. Continue this till the end of the needle.

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The completed first row. The first row will be slightly tougher than the rest because it doesn't have as much give.

The completed first row. The first row will be slightly tougher than the rest because it doesn't have as much give.

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Switch needles so the empty needle is on your right hand again. And continue the knit stitch!

Switch needles so the empty needle is on your right hand again. And continue the knit stitch!

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Second row done! It should look a little like this! You can continue this pattern to make a scarf or squares for a blanket! Or even a blanket.

Second row done! It should look a little like this! You can continue this pattern to make a scarf or squares for a blanket! Or even a blanket.

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And that is a knit stitch! Hope that helps and hope the videos are clear. Let me know if you have any questions.

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Tip: keep tension on working yarn consistent. This will make your stitches nice and even! Good luck!

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