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State 4-H Contact

State 4-H Youth Development Contact Information

Mailing/Shipping Address:
4-H Youth Development
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 3015
Moscow, ID 83844-3015

Physical Address:
Mary E. Forney Hall
1210 Blake Avenue, Room 206
Moscow, ID 83844-3015

Phone: (208) 885-6321
Fax: (208) 885-4637
E-mail: fourh@uidaho.edu
Website: www.uidaho.edu/4h

Knitting

knittingLearn about knitting tools and yarns, knitting terms, and knitting directions. Learn knitting stitches and techniques and how to combine them to make patterns. Learn to care for knitted articles. Beginners learn to cast on, knit, purl, bind off, make a seam, and create easy knitted articles such as potholders or scarfs. Advanced knitters might knit with four needles, knit fitted garments, or learn Fair Isle or other regional knitting techniques.





Project Requirements pdf |
Some counties may have additional requirements. Contact your 4-H leader or county extension office to learn more.

Member Materials
  • Knitting Member’s Guide and Project Requirements | pdf |
  • 4-H Project Record Book | docpdf
  • 4-H Involvement Report | doc | pdf |

Optional Supporting Materials
  • Cool Stuff: Teach Me to Knit. Published by Leisure Arts
  • Readers Digest Complete Guide to Needlework (a leader reference)
  • For downloadable “how-to” instructions
  • www.craftown.com/kmtlesson.htm (downloadable "how-to" instructions)
  • knittinguniverse.com (downloadable "how-to" instructions)
  • www.anniesattic.com (downloadable "how-to" instructions)
*Available through your county extension office.