The Complete Photo Guide to Knitting: *All You Need to Know to Knit *The Essential Reference for Novice and Expert Knitters *Packed with Hundreds of Crafty Tips and Ideas *Step-by-Step Instructions and Photos for 200 Stitch Patterns

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Creative Publishing Int'l, Jul 1, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 240 pages
13 Reviews

This volume is a comprehensive how-to book about all aspects of knitting. This book is a reference for all knitting techniques, beginning with the basics of how to knit. A large section of the book is devoted to showing different stitch patterns, arranged in style categories for easy reference. Special knitting topics will be explored in depth: cables, intarsia, entrelac, Fair Isle knitting, and lace knitting. A section will discuss yarns: fibers, how they are spun, gauge, and how to choose.

  

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Review: The Complete Photo Guide to Knitting: *All You Need to Know to Knit *The Essential Reference for Novice and Expert Knitters *Packed with Hundreds of Crafty Tips and Ideas *Step-by-Step Instructions and Photos for 200 Stitch Patterns

User Review  - Mckinley - Goodreads

This is a book for patterns of knitting and purling rather than patterns for projects. Clear and easy to follow. Read full review

Review: The Complete Photo Guide to Knitting: *All You Need to Know to Knit *The Essential Reference for Novice and Expert Knitters *Packed with Hundreds of Crafty Tips and Ideas *Step-by-Step Instructions and Photos for 200 Stitch Patterns

User Review  - Skari - Goodreads

Really good resource for learning a lot of different stitch patterns. Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
6
History of Knitting
7
KNITTING BASICS
10
STITCH PATTERNS
44
SPECIALTY KNITTING METHODS
193
About the Author
236
Contributors
237
Index
238
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About the author (2010)

Margaret Hubert designs for yarn companies and book and magazine publishers including Crochet, Interweave Press, Quick and Easy Crochet, Crochet Fantasy, and Belle Armoire. She teaches at yarn shops, retreats, and national gatherings and rarely misses a national conference in the needle arts field. Among her specialties, she is a master at free-form crochet and knitting. She is the author of 11 other books including five books in Creative Publishing international's Hooked series, Knits for Men, Plus Size Crochet, Knit or Crochet–Have It Your Way, and The Complete Photo Guide to Crochet.

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