Knitting for DummiesBook - 2008
Whether you’re just picking up knitting needles for the first time or you’ve been knitting for years, Knitting For Dummies, 2nd Edition, will be your pattern for knitting success. Have you always wanted to knit, but are just not sure how or where to start? Have you been knitting for years and want to perfect your stitches? As a beginner you will learn…
- the tools of the trade
- the basics
- how to read a pattern
- the fundamentals
- basic stitches
- techniques no knitter should be without
- what to do when you make a common mistake
- tips for knitting in the round
- how to knit some easy projects
More advanced? Try your needles at stripes, cables, twists, lace, Fair Isle, intarsia, and full garments. Knitting For Dummies, 2nd Edition, will not only enhance the skills you already have, it’ll teach you new ones, from expert knitters who will guide you every step of the way. You’ll be on your way to knitting a new wardrobe in no time!
Baker & Taylor
An updated and expanded guide to the craft of knitting explains the basic stitches; offers advice on selecting materials, reading patterns, fixing mistakes, finishing projects, and personalizing patterns with color and texture; and includes step-by-step how-to instructions for knitting techniques and an array of new projects. Original.
Explains the basic stitches and offers advice on selecting materials, reading patterns, fixing mistakes, finishing projects, and personalizing patterns with color and texture.