The Knitter's Handbook: Yarns. Needles. Stiches. Techniques (Paperback)
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An essential guide to knitting, stitches and techniques - for knitters of all levels.
Whether you are new to knitting and want to learn the basics or an experienced knitter who wants to try complex patterns, The Knitter's Handbook will guide you through more than 90 stitches and techniques. Featuring a comprehensive guide to yarns and patterns, clear and easy-to-follow instructions and 250 step-by-step illustrations,this practical book will help you master the techniques in no time.
Starting with the basics, this section will help you understand yarns, equipment, holding the yarn, casting/binding off and much more, ensuring you are ready to take your next steps confidently.
From here you will find detailed sections on knitting projects, special textures, knitting in the round, colowork, embellishments and special techniques.
Also included is a handy section teaching you all abbreviations used in the knitting world, to make sure you can follow along with ease. With all of these tips and so much more, you will be an expert in no time.
About the Author
Eleanor van Zandt is an American writer and editor specialising in arts and crafts. Her books include The Hamlyn Complete Knitting Course and The DMC Book of Cross Stitch and Counted Thread Work.