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Teaching Kids To Knit

Teaching Kids To Knit. The knitting needles were sticking up out of the top like a straw would from a drink. Grande in the wintergreen colorway* (*affiliate links) and we read my teaching text of choice:

Teaching children how to knit Letters to Larkspur
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What’s the right age to teach knitting? This method can be worked on two fingers, or, for more coordinated kids, all four fingers of one hand. The age of the child matters.

Regardless of age, if a child expresses interest in knitting, it is never too early to teach.


Over the past couple of years, and in the past couple of weeks, i have taught four of my five. I started teaching my children when they were each about 4 years old. Just like school, children can learn to knit at different ages, as young a 5, but most children are able to manage holding two knitting needles and have developed the motor skills needed to knit by 8 years old.

Teaching a child to knit or crochet is your chance to help them have that special feeling of accomplishment.


These knitting basics tutorials and free knitting patterns will make beginning knitting a cinch for your kids. 5 ideas for knitting with lace weight yarns the maximum sensitive threads available on the market, lace weight yarns are soft, beautiful and mild, and make for. When starting with very young children, some knitting teachers suggest having them begin with finger knitting.

Go over the tutorials yourself to.


This book is based on the waldorf method. It seems many use this to teach kids 8 and up… stab it strangle it scoop out the guts toss it off the cliff! Here’s a gruesome one for learning the knit stitch, one that would be difficult to forget.

Once your knitting novice really gets going, be available, but try not to hover.


There is a ton of counting, skip counting, adding, subtracting, and patterning involved as well. Age to start teaching a child to knit. ***** here’s one for the knit stitch continental style:

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Teaching kids to knit can be a lot of fun! I used “ a first book of knitting for children ” by bonnie gosse and jill allerton. Why not teach your kids how to knit when it's still easy for them?

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