If you like to knit or you want to, the process is quite easy, and you can start knitting once you have the minimum requirements for that. For basic knitting, you will not need a lot of items, which are being used by a lot of expert persons or fashion designers.
You can easily get the materials necessary for knitting, from a number of local stores, and you can also purchase them from the Internet.
Your first task would be to get knitting needles, and a number of threads, depending upon your requirements.
If you are a beginner, it is advisable that you bring wool or thread of different colors and that will be enough for you. You will have to address the thread to the needles in a particular way, and if you keep on doing that, it can help you to make a wonderful design from threads and wool. Thus it is quite easy.