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  • Learn 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 scarves. 
  • Advanced knitters might knit with four needles, knit fitted garments or learn Fair Isle or other regional knitting techniques.

Some counties have more requirements. Contact your 4-H leader or UI Extension county office to check.

4-H Headquarters

University of Idaho Extension 4-H Youth Development

Physical Address:
Mary E. Forney Hall
1210 Blake Avenue, Room 206

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

Phone: 208-885-6321

Fax: 208-885-4637


Web: 4-H Youth Development

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