Jil Eaton's Knitting School: The Complete Guide to Becoming a Confident Knitter

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Crown Publishing Group, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 143 pages
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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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JIL EATON is an internationally acclaimed knitwear designer, known for designs that
blend classic style and whimsy. She publishes and distributes hand-knitting patterns worldwide under the Minnowknits label and regularly contributes to magazines such as Knit Simple. Her previous books include Pipsqueak, PuppyKnits, After Dark, Simple Chic, Big Fish, Little Fish, MinnowKnits, and MinnowKnits, Too. Visit her at www.minnowknits.com.

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