Knitting for the First Time

Knitting for the First Time

Book - 2003
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Regardless of previous experience, anyone can become an accomplished knitter, simply by following the advice and instruction offered here. The lessons begin with a discussion of the necessary supplies and materials, then move onto fundamental techniques of stitching and stitch manipulation. Soon, you'll be using your new skills to create simple projects, including kitchen cloths and baby booties. Once these are mastered, move on to more advanced techniques and such fun and fashionable projects as an origami sweater and beaded bags. In all, there are instructions for more than twenty projects, including an Irish toque hat, charming baby blanket, Christmas stockings, and others.

Baker & Taylor
A beginner's guide to knitting uses a question-and-answer format that takes readers through the selection of yarn, fundamental knitting stitches, more advanced techniques, and a variety of colorful and creative projects.

Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub., c2003
ISBN: 9780806964157
Characteristics: 112 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Vanessa-Ann Collection (Firm)

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nettietheyeti Jul 06, 2011

A solid book. I had to look up some of the stitches online, because it was difficult to see them on the page. The only disadvantage of this book is some undesirable patterns. I went right from the dish cloth to the booties, because the 2 sweaters in between were ugly.

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