Did You Know
Knitting has been a part of human civilization for ages. Archeological evidence of knitting with needles found in Egypt dates back to the 11th century CE.
To all the toddlers of Knittingville, remember, to master this creative art requires persistence, and it can't be learned overnight. But, as with any newbie learning his or her craft, you may be excited at the prospect of creating something unique
Yet you may have come across certain pitfalls and struggles trying to reach the stage you are at now. To soothe your frayed nerves and cheer you up, let us take a look at the common stages one experiences while learning the art of knitting.
As beginners, you may fumble with the needles, constantly dropping them or getting them entangled with the wool. Worry not, with practice, you will slowly but surely be able to increase your pace of looping the yarn.
Unlike some hobbies that allow you to practice them on the go, knitting demands that you spare time from your busy schedule. So, set aside a time in the day or a day/s in a week which you should dedicate to pursuing your knitting project.
Every creative person experiences this while pursuing his/her creative undertaking - be it writing or knitting. At such a juncture, show your creations to people whose opinion matters to you. Welcome suggestions, thoughts and mild criticism. But remember, the motive here's to get your creativity flowing again.
Some may even feel that it is cathartic. The result being that you will be able to focus more clearly on other tasks since knitting becomes a stress reliever.
Learning the ropes of knitting may seem a little time-consuming, hectic, and sometimes, it may literally seem a slow grind. But remember, slow and steady wins the race. Keep calm and be consistent in your endeavors.
It is but natural to experience frustration initially, but it's just a matter of time before you get a grip over the basics and begin to weave your creative magic.