Pocket Book of Knitting by Claire Gelder
Get started and learn the basics with this pocket-sized, no-nonsense guide to knitting!
From best-selling author and crafting queen Claire Gelder, this gorgeous mini guide is packed full of knitting know-how, practical illustrations and three simple projects.
Perfect for complete beginners, this book breaks down everything you need to know about knitting:
- how to read a ball band
- how to get tension correct
- how to choose needles and yarns
- how to cast on and how to read abbreviations and knitting patterns
The book is structured as a simple 3-step course that will help you progress from bronze to gold as your skills and confidence grow. Start with the basic stitches and simple joining, build up a few more stitches for your collection, then finally add in some simple shaping and some pompoms. Before you know it you'll be knitting a garter stitch scarf, herringbone stitch blanket and a loop stitch cushion.
Filled with affirmations, this wonderful book is a perfect introduction to knitting for a complete beginner.
Age Range: 6 - 10 years, Teens & Adults
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