The Knitter's Handbook: Yarns - Needles - Stitches - Techniques

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Octopus Books, Sep 1, 2009 - Crafts & Hobbies - 256 pages
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From casting on and understanding patterns to creating intricate stitches and edgings, here is all the knitting know-how you'll ever need.

Whether you're a new knitter who wants to learn the basics, or an experienced knitter who wants to try complex patterns, THE KNITTER'S HANDBOOK provides clear, easy-to-follow guidance for over 250 stitches and techniques. Beginning with basics like casting on and simple textures and eventually building up to cables, jacquards, fair isles, embellishments and intricate ribbon patterns, this terrific visual resource offers a combination of photos and diagrams so it's easy to understand stitches and patterns at a glance.

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Eleanor van Zandt is an American writer and editor specializing in arts and crafts. She lives in London.

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