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How to Knit a Garter Stitch


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How to Knit a Garter Stitch
How to Knit a Garter Stitch
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The garter stitch is an extremely important stitch to know how to do when it comes to knitting. This How to Knit a Garter Stitch video tutorial is an excellent way for you to learn just how easy it is to become an expert at this knitting stitch. Garter stitch patterns can include dishcloths or washcloths and move all the way up to baby blankets. Thus, no matter what project you want to create, you can most likely craft it by using some form of the garter stitch. This craft video will break down how to perfectly knit this stitch and is perfect for if you are a knitting beginner!


Materials List

  • Yarn
  • Knitting Needles

Learning the Garter Stitch

  1. Start with the stitches on your non-dominant hand needle.

  2. With your dominant hand needle cross the needles forming an X going through the front loop of your work, ending with the non-dominant needle on top and the dominant needle on the bottom.

  3. Wrap the yarn going toward yourself and around, and pull the yarn through.

  4. Sweep the yarn off the end.

  5. Repeat all the way down your needle.

  6. When you finish the row, turn your needle like you are turning the page of a book, so that the stitches are back in your non-dominant hand, and repeat the process.

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