>>3256>It's not easy pulling the same amount of yarn every single loop to make it even.
Yeah, that can be difficult at first. I made a similar scarf when I first started learning (though I used a much thinner yarn and needle size) and the loops were very uneven, especially in the beginning (there's also a big hole because I dropped the needles while I was knitting and I didn't know how to put the loops back on). By the end I got used to it and it looked a little better.
So don't worry if it doesn't look as nice as the one in the video, it's you first scarf after all. When you want to make a nicer looking project you can correct your mistakes as you go, but now you just need to get the hang of knitting. You can reuse the yarn later, so you could remake it once you get comfortable, don't worry about wasting yarn.
>This shit is not as easy as it looks.
At first yeah, but it gets much easier. As you do it more often you're gonna be able to knit while watching a movie or something, you won't even really need to look at it.
One more thing though, I don't think the style of knitting she's using is very good. There are two main types of knitting you'll see: English knitting (the one she's using) and continental or speed knitting. English knitting (I hope I'm not using the wrong name) is when you put the needle through a loop, wrap the yarn with your right hand and then pull it through the loop like you see in the video. Continental is a bit more complicated, but I think it's much more useful. I learned how to do it from these videos (and from grandma)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LsFZg2Bn06Ehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SIzuKBuJkZw&t=102s
Basically, continental knitting (when you hold the yarn in your left hand) is much faster, because you use your hands more efficiently. It is also much easier to control the tension so that you get even loops, and you move your hands much less which is nice if you don't want to get carpal tunnel syndrome.
It also depends a lot on preference. When I made this scarf I used English knitting, but after that I only used continental and I didn't have a problem with uneven loops anymore. The problem with continental is that it can be very complicated to learn for beginners. Once you get the hang of it though it's going to be very helpful I think. But, yeah you should try for yourself and see which one you like better. I think you should learn speed knitting as soon as you can, though.
btw I'm not saying her knitting is bad, just that I don't like this type of knitting. She's using it because it's much easier for beginners to understand. I think she has videos on speed knitting too + other projects, it's a useful channel. sorry for knitting autism ;_; also, english knitting is useful in fair-isle knitting (when you mix different colors of yarn to make a pattern) so it's not a bad thing to know it, but I prefer continental when using only a single color>>1729>>2095
Have you finished any projects?