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 international, Jul 1, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 240 pages
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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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User Review  - MarthaJeanne - LibraryThing

This would be a great book to have. The selection of stitches is very varied, the patterns would be interesting to work. The pictures were quite clear. Marked down, though because the e-book was ... Read full review

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If I could read it...
It would be great! But it force closes every time I open it on my phone! None of the other books I have do this :(

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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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