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Knitting Kninja

Knitting is a fun, relaxing and rewarding skill, and it’s a gift that can literally be shared with others as just that—a gift. Learn some basic knitting skills and try making a small project, like a headband or bookmark!

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Plan

  • Do you know anyone who can teach others to knit? If not, who else might be able to mentor your group?
  • What tools and materials will you need?
  • What is your timeline for this project?
  • What will you try to make? What are recommended projects for beginners? What about those with more experience knitting?
  • What charities might benefit from what you make?

Do

  • Learn to knit. Make useful items and share them with friends or those in need.

Review

  • What do you know now that you did not know before?
  • How did you feel before, during and after this Adventure?
  • What problems did you encounter, and how did you overcome them?
  • How did you work together to learn this new skill?
  • What new knitting projects might you take on in the future?

Keep it Simple

  • Learn how to finger knit! Finger knitting is easier than knitting on needles and all you need to get started is some wool and your hands!

Take it Further

  • There are lots of different knitting skills to learn! Learn how to do different stitches, knit on cables or knit using three needles!