How to Knit - Tina Barrett
Techniques and Projects for the Complete Beginner
This is the perfect guide for the absolute beginner. For those with little or no knitting experience, this simple-to-use, project-based book starts with the basics and takes you through the initial stages of this fun and creative craft. Each technique is clearly explained and accompanied by a stylish project to make, so that you can put your newly acquired knowledge into practice. Demonstrate your new skills to friends and family with designs that include a cushion cover, beanie hat, and clutch bag.
You will learn all the essentials -- how to hold needles, cast on and off, and form the basic knit and purl stitches -- plus how to knit stripes, cable, rib, and lace. With clear step-by-step illustrations and beautifully shot photographs of the nine finished projects, this book is both practical and inspirational, making it ideal for want-to-be knitters.