Jil Eaton's Knitting School: The Complete Guide to Becoming a Confident Knitter
When we're knitting all is right with the world!
If you're a novice knitter or returning after a knitting sabbatical, Jil Eaton's Knitting School will have you knitting like a pro in just 19 lessons. Jil Eaton is a knitting dynamo and she puts her 18 years of teaching and design experience, plus the know-how her popular Knit Simple “Ask Jil” column is known for, into this fully illustrated knitting primer that covers it all—from buttonholes to socks, cables to Fair Isle.
Each of the lessons features one of Jil's signature QuickKnits projects for men, women, and children. Projects include sweaters, shawls, mittens, hats, and kid knits selected especially to highlight Jil's favorite tips and tricks for flawless knitting. These QuickKnits are designed for instant gratification, chic but simply made, with charming details providing that je ne sais quoi factor. Knitting every project will make even a true beginner feel like an expert.
Chock-full of photographs and step-by-step illustrations, along with advice on color, decorative trims, finishing, and knitting fixes, Jil Eaton's Knitting School will encourage readers to build their skills and master the craft with aplomb.
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armhole back neck Back to shoulder ball band Bind oil Bind olt bobble cable needle cast-on circular knitting circular needle color crochet hook Cut yarn Decrease row doublepointed needles end alter end otter Fair Isle ﬁrst Front measures garment garter stitch k2tog kl tbl Knit one row knit stitch knit to end knit to last knitters Knitting Abbreviations last stitch last two rows last two stitches lelt needle lOcm lront mohair number oi stitches obtain gauge p2tog piece measures place marker place stitches ploce PROJECT Purl one row purl stitches repeat irom Repeat last Repeat the last reverse stockinette stitch rib pattern right needle round seed stitch Shape Shoulder Seams sleeve slip slip knot stitch holders stitch markers Stitch Pattern stitches evenly stitches lrom stitches on holder stitches tor stockinette stitch straight needles swatch Tapestry needle three-needle tour stitches trom tront wrong side wrong-side row