Knitting class

Taking my first knitting class on Tuesday. The class is called "extreme beginner's knitting". Looking forward to it.

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Joe-in Wyoming's picture

Woo-Hoo! Another member of

Woo-Hoo! Another member of the group. Hope you enjoy knitting as much as I have. Just remember to be patient with yourself and let things develop at your pace. After all, it is only 2 sticks, some yarn, and 2 basic stitches. Everything else just grows from there. -- Books, knitting, cats, fountain pens...Life is Good.

Kenny's picture

You'll know if you're gonna

You'll know if you're gonna be a serious knitter there and then. I wish you good luck. There should be more male knitters! We need to take over the world!

Joe Moore's picture

Welcome to the group! I hope

Welcome to the group! I hope your class goes well. I remember starting to knit and it felt awkward, but if you keep at it, it gets easier! We'd love to see what you create!

crmartin's picture

Hey, another Randy. Welcome

Hey, another Randy. Welcome to MWK, knitting is such a relaxing and enjoyable pastime, I'm sure you will love it.

Randy

YarnGuy716's picture

Welcome to the world of Men

Welcome to the world of Men Who Knit! Hope you have a great time learning and there is always a lot of great advise and support here. What I always tell new knitters is, don't get discouraged. Knitting is like nothing you've done before. Once your hands get used to how to do it, it will come easier. And the best way to get better at knitting is by knitting.

Iacobvs's picture

Good for you, Randy. Start

Good for you, Randy. Start slow and easy and let the craft draw you in--which is another way of saying have fun doing this and you will be amazed at what you learn!

scottly's picture

Randy, remember most things

Randy, remember most things seem difficult and overwhelming at first but knitting is really easy - definitely not rocket science. In a little while it will seem like second nature to you. My best advice is to always use good yarn, for a beginner I think wool is best. So, good luck and have fun. I can't wait to see your first project.

albert's picture

"wool is best"... Period.

"wool is best"... Period.

MMario's picture

Albert, are you Welsh?

Albert, are you Welsh?

Buzzboy's picture

Congratulations on you first

Congratulations on you first knitting class. Just remember relax and have a great time. Enjoy all the fibers and the amazing colors. You'll be surprised how fast you'll learn.

Dennis

Tom Hart's picture

I wish you all the best with

I wish you all the best with it, Randy. I'm looking forward to seeing what kind of stuff you'll end up making. I had my first lesson about 6 months ago. It's an amazing and arresting craft to get involved with.

albert's picture

Whatever comes off your

Whatever comes off your needles, for good or ill, keep it as a memento! Kudos and enjoy!

Darrel's picture

Good luck! I hope it's not

Good luck! I hope it's not too extreme! Be sure to check out http://www.knittinghelp.com, which has all sorts of videos to help you nurture the craft.

Bill's picture

Randy, I'm sure you'll enjoy

Randy,
I'm sure you'll enjoy it!
...hope the teacher is clear, amusing and patient...
Try not to buy too much yarn from the shop...(grin)

TheKnittingMill's picture

That sounds like a blast

That sounds like a blast Randy! Have a great time and welcome to the site!

Chris Vandenburg's picture

Randy, Congrats for taking

Randy,

Congrats for taking up the sticks! I promise that within six months you will be walking around with this vague look on your face, your eyes glazed over and credit card in hand stashing away yarn for winter!

Welcome to the group here. You will find a wealth of knowledge and experience as well as some darn good friends. It's all yours just for the asking.

My best to Indiana and to your success,

Chris