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Left Handed Knitting Part 1 - Cast On, and Knit!

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About this Lesson

  • Type: Video Tutorial
  • Length: 15:17
  • Media: Video/mp4
  • Use: Watch Online & Download
  • Access Period: Unrestricted
  • Download: MP4 (iPod compatible)
  • Size: 59 MB
  • Posted: 06/19/2007

At last! Marilen Honorato, knit designer/mentor shows you the basics techniques of left-handed knitting. A dream come true for all left-handed people!

About this Author

Marilen Honorato
Marilen Honorato
6 lessons
Joined:
05/21/2007

Born and raised in Chile, then moved to the US in 1992. My main interests are designing fresh knitwear, and teaching and expanding your knitting skills. I also enjoy teaching Spanish in easy and refreshing ways, traveling, and having fun outdoors. I love to learn new things and explore new adventures!
Check out my website at www.sugarshortys.com, to view my original knit designs, see my current lessons schedule, and to contact me for private knitting lessons, or for any ideas or things you'd like to ask or share!

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Recent Reviews

Nopic_dkb
Love this!!
01/01/2014
~ pboyer

I am 67 years old and have avoided knitting for years because I was unable to do "mirror" learning with knitting.
Finding a left handed person who can teach me is amazing!! She makes it look easy, and makes it easy to learn. Although there is some fuzziness, it does not prevent me from seeing what I need to do!
Thanks so much!!

Nopic_grn
Rightie teaching lefties
09/17/2011
~ Annie9

I'm a school teacher, and i often teach my students to knit. I'm right handed, and have been looking for a good way to teach lefties. This video is excellent, very clear and easy to follow. Also, about 95% of my students are Hispanic immigrants, so they really enjoy seeing someone for whom English is not the primary language teaching.

If you ever do the videos (for right and left handed students) en espanol, that would be neat, too, for the newcomers.

Thanks!

Nopic_tan
Overall Very Good
04/06/2011
~ Allison4

I like this video. The instructor makes left handed knitting easy to understand and follow. The only issue is that the quality of the video is sometimes sketchy. It is blurry at times and hard to see. Overall though, very good. It was the best video I found.

Nopic_orng
This was so easy
12/29/2010
~ Brooke3

Thank you for making this so easy! I got this in seconds...something I have been trying to learn for years! I did have a little trouble seeing the drop off stitch and it took me several takes to finally see that. Otherwise, it was well worth my money.

Nopic_tan
the camera is out of focus and moving...
11/16/2010
~ amy31

....when she's showing us the first real stitch! total fail! i've rewatched it several times, don't waste your money.

Nopic_dkb
Love this!!
01/01/2014
~ pboyer

I am 67 years old and have avoided knitting for years because I was unable to do "mirror" learning with knitting.
Finding a left handed person who can teach me is amazing!! She makes it look easy, and makes it easy to learn. Although there is some fuzziness, it does not prevent me from seeing what I need to do!
Thanks so much!!

Nopic_grn
Rightie teaching lefties
09/17/2011
~ Annie9

I'm a school teacher, and i often teach my students to knit. I'm right handed, and have been looking for a good way to teach lefties. This video is excellent, very clear and easy to follow. Also, about 95% of my students are Hispanic immigrants, so they really enjoy seeing someone for whom English is not the primary language teaching.

If you ever do the videos (for right and left handed students) en espanol, that would be neat, too, for the newcomers.

Thanks!

Nopic_tan
Overall Very Good
04/06/2011
~ Allison4

I like this video. The instructor makes left handed knitting easy to understand and follow. The only issue is that the quality of the video is sometimes sketchy. It is blurry at times and hard to see. Overall though, very good. It was the best video I found.

Nopic_orng
This was so easy
12/29/2010
~ Brooke3

Thank you for making this so easy! I got this in seconds...something I have been trying to learn for years! I did have a little trouble seeing the drop off stitch and it took me several takes to finally see that. Otherwise, it was well worth my money.

Nopic_tan
the camera is out of focus and moving...
11/16/2010
~ amy31

....when she's showing us the first real stitch! total fail! i've rewatched it several times, don't waste your money.

Nopic_gry
Cast on & Knit!
06/29/2010
~ Sharon16

I always overanalyze everything & literally drove myself crazy trying to read & follow how to knit.No one knew how to teach me & many frustrated hours were spent trying to knit left handed.Finally, I let go of my fears & need to analyze & simply followed directions from this wonderful video.Now knitting has been a comfort to me in hectic times.Thank you for this website..So succinct! Pure knitting!

Nopic_gry
Wonderful
08/06/2009
~ cyndee

Clear video, clear instructions. Thank you,thank you, thank you!

Nopic_tan
to the left
06/26/2007
~ brittanie

Lefties definitely need some more representation in this world. I'm glad to see that there's already a series of videos specifically targeted to this group. I hope that this series continues.

Audio is good. Sometimes the image on the "knitty cam" is a little shaky. I would like that to be on a tripod next time so that I can see what Marilen is doing exactly.

Can't wait to see what else is in store for the lefties in this learning environment!

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