Teaching an old dog new tricks. I can't believe I'm in my 50's and just now learning to knit. I started knitting about 5 weeks ago. I am teaching myself from the 'Stitch N Bitch' book, but I still need someone around to help. Only problem is there is no one around who can. While searching online for more information I came across this website and the online videos have been wonderful in helping me! I love the way Amy demonstrates knitting slowly enough so I can see it and she repeats enough times so I can actually catch on. I'm slowly becoming addicted to this and I'm determined to conquer all the mistakes I make. Learning to correct mistakes is very hard for me. I feel so clumsy. My first scarf is so ugly I won't even show anyone. I'm working on another one now and it looks a little better (not much) but I'm sure in time my scarves won't look so "moth eaten". I LOVE THIS SITE!
HI Jackie! Glad you found your way to KH. don't worry about ugly knitting in the beginning... we all have the uglies at the start! the first "thing" I made was all wavy at the edges and holey in the middle. Oh well! Amy's videos on fixing mistakes are FABULOUS. You'll be a pro in no time!