The Knitting Answer Book: Solutions to Every Problem You'll Ever Face, Answers to Every Question You'll Ever Ask (Google eBook)

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Storey Publishing, Oct 5, 2005 - Crafts & Hobbies - 400 pages
34 Reviews
Every avid knitter has faced this dilemma: deep into a project at midnight, just trying to finish one more row, and, then . . . oh no, a dropped stitch three rows back! Help! If only there was a 24-hour hotline to answer every question a knitter might encounter. Well, now there is, with The Knitting Answer Book . The expert authors, Margaret Radcliffe and Edie Eckman, leave no question unanswered, no quandry unaddressed. Each book contains detailed, illustrated answers to literally hundreds of questions, from the common to the more unusual:

• Are certain needles better for certain yarns?
• What if I dropped a stitch several rows back?
• Why do my edges tend to curl up?
• Can you use a different weight yarn than the pattern calls for?
• What can I do to keep my yarns from tangling up?
• Oops, I see my ribbing is way too tight. Now what?

Covering the whole range of situations a beginner is likely to face, along with the problems that may arise for those working more advanced patterns, this Answer Book will help knitters and crocheters of all levels. Each book is packaged in a small, take-along trim size, in a friendly-to-use Q&A format, and belongs in the bag of every knitter. Available 24/7, The Knitting Answer Book is always open, ready for yarn lovers to browse and consult to their heart’s content.
  

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This is a fantastic reference to have on hand! - Goodreads
Easy to follow instructions. - Walmart
A very useful reference book. - Overstock.com
knitting instructions - Goodreads
I did pick up a few tips. - Overstock.com
Handy quick reference to keep in your knitting bag. - Overstock.com

Review: The Knitting Answer Book: Solutions to Every Problem You'll Ever Face; Answers to Every Question You'll Ever Ask

User Review  - Maxine Sharwood - Goodreads

This book is extremely useful to knitters new or old, it has every answer with diagrams for every problem. Definitely recommend this book as every knitters guide book. Read full review

Review: The Knitting Answer Book: Solutions to Every Problem You'll Ever Face; Answers to Every Question You'll Ever Ask

User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

If this book doesn't have the answer it gives the right question or category to google for the best answer. Paired with techknitting blog, YouTube and her book about essential colour knitting techniques, will give a great foundation in knitting from beginner to advanced techniques. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
9
Casting On
11
The Basics
45
Binding Off
87
Tools
105
Yarn
125
Reading Patterns
159
Pattern Stitches
189
Color
235
Shaping
255
Fitting
279
Finishing
305
Embellishments
347
Resources
363
Acknowledgments
387
Index
388

Circular Knitting
209

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About the author (2005)

Margaret Radcliffe is the author of The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques, and the best-sellers, The Knitting Answer Book and The Circular Knitting Workshop. She regularly teaches throughout the country about everything from beginner’s basics to design. She is particularly interested in promoting creativity and independence in all knitters. Her website can be found at www.maggiesrags.com.

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