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Knitting

Informative Speech, Public Speaking
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Kate Glenn

on 10 February 2011

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Transcript of Knitting

Fdskjflds The History Why Learn? World War 1 1950'S European Early Beginning What you need Start with basic wool yarn
Yarn tells you what size needles you need
Size based on diameter Long tail cast on Step 1: Make a slip knot on the needle
Step 2: Take working yarn and make loop around thumb
Step 3: Insert needle in loop, pull taut.

Repeat step 2 and 3 until you have the amount of stitches you want. Basic Stitch Step 1: Insert right needle in first stitch, from front to back.
Step 2: Bring yarn from ball under and over point of right needle
Step 3: Draw yarn through stitch with right needle point.
Step 4: Slip loop on left needle off, so new stitch is entirely on right needle. Repeat with every stitch. Common Mistakes Dropped stitch
Adding stitches
Messed up stitch The Basics Continental English Casting on Knitting Online Websites
www.knittinghelp.com
www.eknitting.com
YouTube Videos Make it yourself! Knitting Groups! Charities, churches
and hospitals Warm up America!
Caps for Good
Local churches and hosptials
accept many knitted goods http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3a/Pink_knitting_in_front_of_pink_sweatshirt.JPG buckden-village.co.uk retrohometips.blogspot.com gettyimages.com hookedonneedles.com flyingfingers.com videojug.com videojug.com http://www.craftyarncouncil.com/?q=instructions_kn.php3 favecrafts.com guides.mysapl.org Works Cited Cray, Dan, and Flora Tartakovsky. "That Clicking Sound." Time Magazine. 31 Jan. 2000. Web. 1 Feb. 2011.
Draper, M.. "Local Project Turns Into Global Adventure: Minnesota Students Knit Caps for Newborns. " Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences 99.3 (2007): 63-66. Platinum Periodicals, ProQuest. Web. 7 Feb. 2011.
Thakkar, S.. "THE KNITTING LESSON. " Women's Studies Quarterly 36.1/2 (2008): 174-180. Platinum Periodicals, ProQuest. Web. 7 Feb. 2011.
Welcome to the Craft Yarn Council and Warm Up America! Web. 04 Feb. 2011. <http://www.craftyarncouncil.com>. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:KnittingMadonna.jpg Recent Revival Popular for all ages
Crafty people increasing
4 million people began last year alone classiceliteyarns.com
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