Teach Yourself VISUALLY Knitting (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 23, 2006 - Crafts & Hobbies - 285 pages
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Do you learn faster by seeing and doing than by wading through tedious instructions? Then get yourself some yarn and needles and get knitting! Teach Yourself VISUALLYKnitting shows you the basics--photo by photo and stitch by stitch. You begin with the essential knit and purl stitches and advance to bobbles, cables, lace, and fancy color work. With fun, innovative patterns from top knitting designer Sharon Turner, you'll be creating masterpieces in no time!

Concise two-page lessons show you all the steps to a skill and are ideal for quick review
* Each skill or techniqueis defined and described
* Detailed color photos demonstrate each step
* Step-by-step instructions accompany each photo
* Helpful tips provide additional guidance
  

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Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to Knitting
2
Chapter 2 Basic Techniques
12
Chapter 3 Basic Stitch Patterns
32
Chapter 4 Shaping
46
Chapter 5 Correcting Mistakes
64
Chapter 6 Learning to Read Written Instructions
74
Chapter 7 Knitting in the Round
88
Chapter 8 More Complicated Stitch Patterns Bobbles Knots and Cables
94
Chapter 11 Finishing Techniques
134
Chapter 12 Finishing Details
150
Chapter 13 Decorative Details
176
Chapter 14 Easy Knitting Projects
200
Chapter 15 Intermediate Knitting Projects
224
Chapter 16 Pick Up Your Needles and
254
Chapter 17 Happy Endings
262
Appendix Reference Materials
268

Chapter 9 Openwork
106
Chapter 10 Color Knitting
114

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About the author (2006)

SHARON TURNER, the founder of Monkeysuits, designs popular patterns for vibrant and brilliantly colored knitwear for children and adults. Her patterns and kits are sold at yarn retailers and through Monkeysuits.com.

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