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Jul 18, 2012
| ISBN 9781440218231
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Jul 18, 2012 | ISBN 9781440218231
Everything you need to know to knit like a pro! Knitting Know-How isn’t just another collection of knitting techniquesit’s an indispensable resource for making every stitch better! From basic knit and purl stitches to cables, lace, color knitting and garment design, you’ll learn the ins and outs of improving your knitting and choosing one technique over another for the results you want. If you have ever wondered which cast-ons are suitable for socks, why you should always (always!) knit a gauge swatch, or how to fix a mis-crossed cable, this book is for you! • Discover hundreds of essential techniques, demonstrated with clear step-by-step photos and no-nonsense instructions. • Learn how your choices in technique and knitting method can make all the difference in your finished pieces. • Design your own garmentsor adjust existing patternswith clear examples and lessons that demystify the math. • Put your knowledge to work with 8 project lessons, including double-knit mittens, stranded colorwork socks and an intricately cabled Aran sweater. Are you ready to become a master knitter? Gather your yarn and needles and open this bookyour knitting will thank you!
Dorothy Ratigan’s career in fiber arts spans thirty years. As a shop owner she sold needlecraft supplies and taught classes… More about Dorothy T. Ratigan
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