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This is a really easy project to knit. It’s super warm, soft, and cozy. Using big needles and bulky yarn makes knitting this really fast.

What you need to know: casting on (long tail cast on is best), knit stitch, purl stitch, knitting in the round, casting off.

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knitting 101

My grandma, Gwen, taught me how to knit when I was little but I never learned how to cast on, I always got her to do it for me. It wasn’t until a few years ago I decided to give knitting another go and realized I didn’t know how to start.

So… this is the first thing you need to know. It seems a little confusing at first but once you get the hang of it it’s pretty easy.

Happy knitting!

Upcoming videos: Continental (Long-Tail) cast on, Garter Stitch (plain old knitting), Purl Stitch, Fixing Mistakes, and Casting off.

I’ve seen a few of these in the stores lately, and I know you’re thinking that I’m thinking: “I could make that”. Well, yes you can, I tried it. It’s super easy.

Skills required:
Basic knitting – casting on, casting off, knit stitch, purl stitch. This pattern is done as a 2×2 rib knit.

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