How to Knit
Techniques and Projects for the Complete BeginnerBook - 2013
Learning to knit has never been easier! An accessible introduction to knitting, How to Knit is for absolute beginners. Simple-to-follow projects teach the basic skills and techniques of this fun and creative craft. Beginners will learn all the essentials, from how to hold needles, cast on and off, make a tension swatch, and form the basic knit and purl stitches, to how to knit stripes, cable, rib, and lace, plus shape their knitting and add buttonholes.
Clear step-by-step illustrations and beautiful photographs of the finished projects are included throughout, making How to Knit both practical and inspirations--the ideal book for want-to-be knitters!
Projects include: tablet cover, hot-water bottle cover, striped hobo bag, fingerless gauntlets, beanie hat with felt corsage, envelope clutch bag, cabled placemats and coasters, chunky lace cowl and patchwork cushion cover.