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Left-Handed Knitting

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Learn to comfortably knit left-handed.

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What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including swatch patterns for practice
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Rick Mondragon

How it works

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Left-handed knitters, this class is for you! Join expert and fellow lefty Rick Mondragon as he teaches you the basics of left-handed knitting, including purling, shaping, chart-reading and more.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Left-Hand Basics
Let's get knitting! Rick Mondragon starts things off with a helpful breakdown of the differences between English and Continental knitting for lefties. Then, get to work as he helps you cast on, work knit stitches and bind off, all with with your left hand in charge.
2. Purl & Textured Stitches
3. Decreases
4. Increases
5. Cables
6. Pattern Practice

Taught by

Rick Mondragon
Rick Mondragon
Born a lefty, Rick Mondragon has been knitting for more than 40 years. For the last 30 years, Rick has been designing and instructing for STITCHES events, but his biggest passion is teaching others to knit with their dominant hand, whichever one that may be. Currently he works at XRX Books, and has been the editor of Knitter’s Magazine for 16 years.

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