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How To Knit

How to Knit

This indispensable knitter’s manual is the perfect handbook for knitters to come back to time and time again.

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. And, 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. This manual provides a great reference for beginners and beyond. Having a wide repertoire of techniques at your fingertips will enhance every project you turn your hand to.

Includes a handy SOS section giving expert tips on avoiding and spotting mistakes, using lifelines and how to rescue and fix common errors.
Topics covered:
    Understanding abbreviations
    Fitting knit garments
    Tension swatches
    Cables and mock cables Assembly
    Bands and buttonholes
    Blocking and pressing
    Bobbles, fringes, pompoms
    Stem stitch
    Circular knitting
    Jogless circular knitting
    Round vs rows
    Increase and decrease
    Fixing dropped stitches
    Edges and joining edges
    Fair Isle
    Fastenings Picot Seams

A comprehensive knitting manual for all you will ever need to know about knitting!