Knitting Skill Levels and Explanations:
The Knitting Calendar uses the Craft Yarn Council’s guidelines to establish skill levels for patterns. You’ll find patterns for various skill levels throughout the calendar.
Projects for first-time knitters using basic knit and purl stitches. Minimal shaping.
Projects using basic stitches, repetitive stitch patterns, simple color changes, and simple shaping and finishing.
Projects with a variety of stitches, such as basic cables and lace, simple intarsia, double pointed needles and knitting in the round techniques, mid-level shaping and finishing.
Projects using advanced techniques and stitches, such as short rows, fair isle, more intricate intarsia, cables, lace patterns, and numerous color changes.