Knit Lab

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with Stefanie Japel

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These essential lessons for new knitters teach you fundamental skills and about basic supplies through step-by-step instruction from designer Stefanie Japel. Read More…

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Class Rating

(88 reviews)

rated 5 stars

A Good Foundation

I enjoyed learning the basics of knitting while creating a useful knitted accessory. The class is well-paced for a beginning knitter and the "30 second review" feature helps if you get stuck on a new procedure. I think I'll be using this information for reference and review as I continue to grow as a knitter.
I liked Stefanie's teaching style, knowledge of her subject and good humored enthusiasm.

rated 5 stars

Great Visual Instruction

As someone who has tried to learn knitting from books, I can say this course is so much better. Being able to see someone working the stitches as opposed to following diagrams makes all the difference. Great camera work to get the close ups that are needed and the flow of the course is logical and builds off earlier skills. (Yes I have watched tube videos and this is better). I have also taken an in-person knitting class. The problem there is when you get home and are stuck, there is no one to ...

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rated 5 stars

More than what I hoped for

This is the first time I am learning to knit. I am learning so much, from needles and yarns to the techniques and tips. The instructor is very thorough and fun. It is as if I am knitting in the same room with a friend. The videos are excellent with close ups of the techniques that are being introduced or reviewed so they are very helpful for me especially when I feel lost.
There are so much to know for a beginning (first timer in my case) knitter. Starting right with good instructor and ...

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rated 5 stars

Very Helpful

Very helpful information and tips for beginners.

rated 5 stars

A Lot Of Bang For your Buck!

I have been a knitter since I was 8 years old (I'm now 54). This class has been great and I have learned a lot of good tips. Stefanie is a fabulous teacher. Her enthusiasm is infectious and makes you want to pick up your knitting needles and start knitting. I love her gorgeous pattern samples too. She is very talented and a great teacher. The class includes many lessons which I like. They are detailed and very informative. I knit English style while Stefanie knits continental. I did ...

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For $29.99 You Get:

  • 16 HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class materials, including 2 patterns
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers from Stefanie in our virtual classroom
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