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How to Knit

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Learn to knit in this indispensable guide for knitters of all skill levels—with technical instruction ranging from the basics to the more advanced!

Teaching key skills such as how to read patterns and charts, which needles and yarn to choose, how to hold your work, casting on and off, essential stitches and finishing—this is the only book you need to get started on your knitting journey.

 Once you’ve got the basics under your belt, there is a wide range of knitting techniques to explore—including lace, cables, textured patterns, beaded work and embellishments.

Topics covered:
• Understanding abbreviations
• Fitting knit garments
• Tension swatches
• Cables and mock cables Assembly
• Bands and buttonholes
• Beadwork
• Blocking and pressing
• Bobbles, fringes, pompoms
• Stem stitch
• Cast-ons
• Circular knitting
• Jogless circular knitting
• Round vs rows
• Colorwork
• Increase and decrease
• Fixing dropped stitches
• Edges and joining edges
• Fair Isle
• Fastenings Picot Seams

Also included in a handy “SOS” section giving expert tips on how avoiding, spotting, and fixing mistakes. A great reference for beginners and beyond, How to Knit will give you a wide repertoire of knitting techniques that will enhance every project you turn your hand to.

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