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Learn to Knit: My First Scarf

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Start your knitting journey with a stunning success! Create a cute scarf as you learn the skills you need to go from cast-on to fabulous finish.

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What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including a scarf pattern
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Caddy Melville Ledbetter
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.


Have you been looking for the right chance to pick up those needles? Join instructor and designer Caddy Melville Ledbetter to start your knitting journey with support and success! During class, you'll get acquainted with the basics of knitting, and learn to knit a scarf — a cute, approachable project perfect for honing your new skills. Caddy will help you choose which needles and yarn are right for the projects you want to make. Then, it's time to stitch! As you knit, you'll learn how to cast on with ease, avoid and fix mistakes and achieve a clean finish — from binding off to beautiful blocking. Plus, learn about swatching, the purl stitch and pattern-reading basics. Right-handed or left-handed, if you’re new to knitting, this class will put you on track for exciting projects and a brand new passion!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Getting Started
Meet designer and expert knitter Caddy Melville Ledbetter, and preview the gorgeous scarf you'll create in this class. You'll gain a solid understanding of the basics as Caddy illustrates the differences in yarn weights and offers advice on selecting needles. Plus, discover a simple way to wind a skein of yarn.
2. The Knit Stitch
3. Avoiding Mistakes
4. Troubleshooting
5. Finishing the Scarf
6. Next Steps in Knitting

Included Patterns

My First Scarf

My First Scarf

My First Scarf

My First Scarf

Taught by

Caddy Melville Ledbetter
Caddy Melville Ledbetter
Caddy Melville Ledbetter is a designer and instructor with a flair for teaching new knitters. Her enthusiastic, stress-free instruction has built her a successful following of students, while her popular designs have attracted those with both classic and contemporary tastes. You can find Caddy’s patterns in the books she has co-authored: Mother-Daughter Knits and Warm Knits, Cool Gifts.

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