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Course Description

This course is designed to teach beginners the basics of knitting but it is also useful to those knitters that might need a refresher class. Whether you have just a little or no knowledge of knitting – this course is for you. Eleven lessons provide history, discussion of the tools, how to read and understand patterns and color charts, and of course how to start knitting. This course will finish up with some simple knitting projects to practice and complete.

Written instructions, pictures and video demonstrations will help teach the knitting process. Consistent knitting lingo is used throughout, so there is no need to re-learn your lessons each time. This makes it easier and more fun for you to learn to knit.

Learning how to knit has never been simpler and in just a few days you will be ready to tackle all kinds of new knitting adventures.

Course Requirements

This course will not require you to have previous experience in any particular area but you should have a high school reading level. No books will be required

Course Topics

Lesson 1- Knitting History and Tools of the Trade

Lesson 2- Getting Started

Lesson 3- Casting On

Lesson 4- Knitting in Two Stitches

Lesson 5- Knit Stitch

Lesson 6- Purl Stitch

Lesson 7- Binding Off

Lesson 8- Basic Combinations and Reading Instructions

Lesson 9- Other Techniques

Lesson 10- Putting it All Together

Lesson 11- Finishing Your Projects

Course Materials

All course material will be provided in the lessons and netlinks. There are no required materials to purchase before taking the class .

Grading Policy

Each lesson will include a lesson review quiz along with one assignment. Students will successfully complete this course by mastering all learning outcomes with 70% or higher overall grade.

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Know the history of knitting.
  • Prepare for knitting.
  • Demonstrate purling and binding off.
  • Demonstrate checking your gauge, combinations and ribbing.
  • Demonstrate knitting in the round and alternate needles, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Lesson 1 Assignment5
Lesson 2 Assignment10
Lesson 3 Assignment10
Lesson 5 Assignment10
Lesson 6 Assignment10
Lesson 7 Assignment10
Lesson 9 Assignment10
Lesson 10 Assignment10
Lesson 11 Assignment10
Total Points:185

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