Knit Academy: How to Knit the Knit Stitch

Man, sometimes life just gets ahead of you and you have no idea how you thought you could do so much. That’s what happened to me these last two weeks, and I got way behind on delivering the rest off the Knit Academy lessons. I’m hunkering down though, determined to get them out there so that you can keep learning how to knit! Today’s lesson is all about how to knit the knit stitch. The knit stitch is hands down the most foundational stitch of knitting followed by purling. I love using the knit stitch because it’s simple technique creates a super warm fabric with a classic knitwear look. It can also be combined with the purl stitch to create all manner of combinations, and you’ll be able to use it in almost every knitting project that you’ll…

Knit Academy: Lesson 1 – How to Cast On

Are you someone who has wanted to learn how to knit, but you’re worried that you’d never be able to? Or you’ve tried and just can’t seem to get it? Well friend, you need not worry any longer because today is the day that the Knit Academy launches! What is the Knit Academy you might ask? It’s a group of lessons on my blog and Youtube channel where I teach you how to knit all of the basic stitches and techniques you’ll need to begin beginner knit projects. From casting on, to the knit stitch, I’ll walk you through each step. I learned how to knit when I was about 8 years old. I had learned how to do some basic crochet stitches when I was about 7, and when I asked my mom if she…