Can You Answer 12 Basic Knitting Questions?

If you know what 'knit one, purl two' means, then this quiz was created just for you! Click now to see if you're truly a knitting queen (or king)!
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Question 1/12

fivex3.com
True or False: As far as historians know, knitting was initially only a male occupation.
True
False
True, only in certain parts of the ancient world.
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Question 2/12

harvard.edu
Early knitting needles were made of bone, ivory, or ___.
wooden rods
tortoise shell
iron
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Question 3/12

videojug.com
There are 3 basic types of knitting needles: standard 'pin' style, double pointed, and ___.
edged
circular
half-skewed
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Question 4/12

surrey.ca
Which of the following was one of the most common knitting materials in the first 400-500 years of known knitting history?
wool
grass
silk
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Question 5/12

freepik.com
True or False: There is actually an observed-by-many-knitters 'Worldwide Knit In Public Day.'
True
False
True, only in some countries.
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Question 6/12

telegraph.co.uk
Knitted socks, dated to have been made between the third and sixth centuries A.D., were found in what sort of tombs?
Egyptian
Mayan
Incan
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Question 7/12

bridgingpeople.org
Who from the Harry Potter series is known to be a knitter?
Molly Weasley
Ginny Weasely
Hermoine Granger
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Question 8/12

leoncanerotphotography.com
What is a 'knitting measure' used for?
to rest the knitter's forearms on while knitting with point needles
to easily count number of stitches
to identify needle size and check tension
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Question 9/12

staticflickr.com
What is the purpose of the technique called 'blocking' your knitting?
to achieve the final desired shape
to ensure the same number of stitches each time
to secure stitches on one needle when necessary
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Question 10/12

huffpost.com
In addition to the popular knit stitch, what is the second basic knitting stitch called?
whip
purl
winch
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Question 11/12

wordpress.com
In many sock knitting patterns, what is the name of the technique used to close the toe of the sock?
psso stitch
kitchener stitch
circular purl stitch
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Question 12/12

wordpress.com
If you wanted to start knitting something, how would you begin?
casting on
casting off
blocking your stitch
Result
You may have just started knitting, or you may be a little rusty, but don't worry - a few more hours purling and knitting, and you'll be a knitting queen or king in no time!

C+, Knitting Novice

list.co.uk
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Good job! Not yet a knitting master, but you can purl and stitch with some of the best of them.

B+, Knitting Know-It-All

helpful.com
Right!
Amazing! I can only imagine how warm and comfy your friends and family must be every winter with all of their knitted gifts from you.

A+, Knitting Queen/King

dusendusen.com
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1
True or False: As far as historians know, knitting was initially only a male occupation.
True
False
True, only in certain parts of the ancient world.
2
Early knitting needles were made of bone, ivory, or ___.
wooden rods
tortoise shell
iron
3
There are 3 basic types of knitting needles: standard 'pin' style, double pointed, and ___.
edged
circular
half-skewed
4
Which of the following was one of the most common knitting materials in the first 400-500 years of known knitting history?
wool
grass
silk
5
True or False: There is actually an observed-by-many-knitters 'Worldwide Knit In Public Day.'
True
False
True, only in some countries.
6
Knitted socks, dated to have been made between the third and sixth centuries A.D., were found in what sort of tombs?
Egyptian
Mayan
Incan
7
Who from the Harry Potter series is known to be a knitter?
Molly Weasley
Ginny Weasely
Hermoine Granger
8
What is a 'knitting measure' used for?
to rest the knitter's forearms on while knitting with point needles
to easily count number of stitches
to identify needle size and check tension
9
What is the purpose of the technique called 'blocking' your knitting?
to achieve the final desired shape
to ensure the same number of stitches each time
to secure stitches on one needle when necessary
10
In addition to the popular knit stitch, what is the second basic knitting stitch called?
whip
purl
winch
11
In many sock knitting patterns, what is the name of the technique used to close the toe of the sock?
psso stitch
kitchener stitch
circular purl stitch
12
If you wanted to start knitting something, how would you begin?
casting on
casting off
blocking your stitch