How Much Do You Know About Knitting?

Knitting is a relaxing, fun, and productive hobby. But how much do you really know about this art form? Take this quiz and find out!
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True or false: Not much is known about the history of knitting because the original fabrics used in knitting decayed rapidly.
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What culture is knitting believed to have started with?
Arab
Gaelic
Spanish
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True or false: Knitting was originally a male dominated occupation.
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False
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What year was the first knitting machine invented?
1589
1600
1492
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How many calories can a person burn while knitting in a half hour?
55
21
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What century did knitting first arrive in England?
14th century
13th century
17th century
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How many basic styles of knitting needles are there?
6
3
2
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True or false: Knitting has been considered a national duty during times of war due to high demand for socks and the like.
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False
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What can knitting reduce?
Blood pressure
Anxiety
All of the above
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What was the most popular fiber to knit with in the first 400 years of knitting?
Wool
Silk
Bamboo
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What were early knitting needles often made from?
Metal
Ivory
Wood
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True or false: The world's fastest knitter did 262 stitches in just three minutes.
True
False
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You are a total knit wit! While you might not know the history of knitting and all of the basic principles of this art form, you still showed a strong aptitude for knitting! We think you might enjoy this hobby a bit!

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You are knit swift! While much of the history of knitting is unknown due to the fibers that were originally used, you still showed a strong aptitude for the history of this skillful craft. You are totally knitting knowledgable!

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You are knit nifty! We get the feeling that you know and love the art of knitting. Not only are you a knitter yourself, but you love knowing the origin story of this skilled craft. We commend you for getting such a high score on this tricky knitting quiz!

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1
True or false: Not much is known about the history of knitting because the original fabrics used in knitting decayed rapidly.
True
False
2
What culture is knitting believed to have started with?
Arab
Gaelic
Spanish
3
True or false: Knitting was originally a male dominated occupation.
True
False
4
What year was the first knitting machine invented?
1589
1600
1492
5
How many calories can a person burn while knitting in a half hour?
55
21
Zero
6
What century did knitting first arrive in England?
14th century
13th century
17th century
7
How many basic styles of knitting needles are there?
6
3
2
8
True or false: Knitting has been considered a national duty during times of war due to high demand for socks and the like.
True
False
9
What can knitting reduce?
Blood pressure
Anxiety
All of the above
10
What was the most popular fiber to knit with in the first 400 years of knitting?
Wool
Silk
Bamboo
11
What were early knitting needles often made from?
Metal
Ivory
Wood
12
True or false: The world's fastest knitter did 262 stitches in just three minutes.
True
False