350+ Knitting Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets
by Betty Barndem
Give a stylish finish to your knitted garments and accessories with this essential compendium of knitting know-how. Over 350 tips, techniques, and secrets are explained and illustrated with clear step-by-step photographs and diagrams. Discover how to read patterns and charts, choose color and yarns, mix and match stitch patterns, and adapt designs for the perfect fit.
All kinds of stitches abound, from stockinette stitch and ribbing, to lace, Fair Isle, cables, and intarsia work. This book explains all the techniques you'll need in the order you'll need them, from casting on and joining in yarns, to shaping, and adding buttonholes, pockets, and embellishments. Plus, Try It and Fix It panels suggest ways of practicing and developing new skills and avoiding or correcting common knitting errors.
Vogue Knitting Learn to Knit Book
From the world's most-recognized knitting magazine, and a leader in the industry, comes the ultimate guide to learning how to knit for absolute beginners.
Anyone can learn to knit, and who better to explain the essentials than the trusted authorities at Vogue Knitting? Here is the magazine's definitive guide to learning all about yarn, needles, patterns, and, of course, those two basic stitches: knitting and purling. Follow along with beautiful step-by-step photographs that teach how to cast on, bind off, and knit up a collection of stitches ranging from basic stockinette to basket weave, bobbles, cables, and more. Links to video instruction are included for a complete how-to experience. Aspiring knitters can apply their new skills to more than 20 accessible, stylish patterns taken from the pages of Vogue Knitting. Ranging from staples like scarves and hats to impressive sweaters, the easy first projects include a detailed breakdown construction.
The Knitting Answer Book
Best Seller Storey Publishing Knitting ANSWER BOOK, 2nd Edition pocket reference offers tips for measuring gauge on tricky fabrics, details how to adjust patterns to fit, guides readers on the best cast ons and bind offs for specific situations and more! Author: Margaret Radcliffe. Softcover; 440 pages.
10-20-30 Minutes Learn to Knit
Leisure Arts-10 20 30 Minutes To Learn To Knit. Pick up knitting know-how in bits and pieces! Spend just 10, 20 or 30 minutes at a time learning new stitches and techniques while making easy projects. This book contains ten projects. Softcover; 48 pages.
Learn to Knit, Now!
LEISURE ARTS- Learn To Knit, Now! Knit a luxurious spa cloth- right now! Then, go on to make 6 more must-have creations. With these beginner-friendly projects and big, clear photos of the steps, learning to knit is easier than ever! As a bonus, the camera icon shows you which techniques you can view at LesisureArts.com. Included: clear step-by-step instructions, online video support, and beginner projects! Softcover, 32 pages.