There are several basic skills involved in knitting. There are the stitches and methods that you will use in every knitting project. In this three-part series, you will learn how to form the knit stitch, the purl stitch, and how to bind off. Why learn to knit? It’s like a relaxing therapy. Knitting stimulates the logical part of our brains and maintains us young and active. Knitting encourages our creativity; t develops our artistic side and allows us to unleash our imaginations. Without realizing it, we increase our self-esteem thanks to the concept of ”a job well done”. Our efforts are rewarded with a beautiful garment which is unique and unrepeatable, made by yourself! Is there any greater satisfaction? As well as the psychological benefits, knitting helps to reduce blood pressure, strengthen the immune system and improve mobility problems. Even better, come each week and you can walk away with a hat you made with your own two hands!