• 4:20

    Choosing Your Knitting Needle: Circular vs. Straight

    There are many factors to consider when choosing the right knitting needle for you and your project. In this video, knitting expert Jill Wright looks at both circular knitting needles and straight knitting needles. She discusses their features and what kind of projects will work for each type of knitting needle. Jill starts by looking…

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  • 3:49

    Choosing Your Knitting Needle: Sizes of Needles

    Knitting needles come in many different sizes. In this video, knitting expert Jill Wright shares her needle knowledge with you to give you an overview on choosing the right knitting needle for your project. When starting a knitting project, the pattern will list the gauge needed to make the piece. The gauge is particularly important…

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  • 3:00

    Choosing Your Knitting Needle: Wooden vs. Metal

    Knitting needles can be made up of a wide variety of materials. Typically, the needles are made of wood or metal. In this video, Jill Wright looks at the features of wooden knitting needles and metal knitting needles. Wood needles are made of different types of wood, most commonly bamboo. These needles have a rougher…

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  • 6:55

    Determining Yarn Weights

    Yarn comes in different thicknesses or yarn weights. In this video, Corrina Ferguson shares tips for determining the weight of a yarn. She looks at both the wraps per inch (WPI) as well as the gauge to determine the thickness of the yarn. YARN WEIGHTS There are eight standard yarn weights. They are: Lace Super…

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  • 2:41

    Extra Tools for Knitting: Cable Needles

    Cable needles come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. In this video, Jill Wright explores three common cable needles to help you determine which one is right for you and your next cable knitting project. She looks at the straight cable needle, straight with indent cable needle, and the J-shaped cable needle. The…

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  • 2:23

    Extra Tools for Knitting: Flexible Tape Measures

    Once you’ve learned the knitting basics, there are a few extra tools that you’ll need to complete your projects. In this video, Jen Lucas discusses flexible tape measures and their uses in your projects. A tape measure is one of the most important notions you can have in your knitting bag, so you’ll want to…

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  • 2:59

    Extra Tools for Knitting: Needle Caps

    Once you’ve learned the knitting basics, there are a few extra tools that you might find helpful to use in your projects. In this video, Jen Lucas shows you a variety of needle caps so you can choose the one that’s right for you. Since they help keep the stitches on your knitting needle when…

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  • 4:35

    Extra Tools for Knitting: Row Counters

    Once you’ve learned the knitting basics, there are a few extra tools that you’ll need to complete your projects. In this video, Jen Lucas talks about different types of row counters, and how and when you would use them. A row counter can be used for various reasons, including counting rows, pattern repeats, or shaping.…

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  • 2:35

    Extra Tools for Knitting: Scissors

    Once you’ve learned the knitting basics, there are a few extra tools that you’ll need to complete your projects. In this video, Jen Lucas discusses all things scissors. Since many people like to travel with their knitting, Jen will also discuss the best travel scissors so that you’re ready to complete your next knitting project…

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