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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 01 March 2021
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782219477
  • Stock: Not Yet Published
  • Size: 195x228 mm
  • Illustrations: 800
  • Pages: 256
  • RRP: £12.99

How to Knit

£12.99

The only technique book you will ever need by Debbie Tomkies

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Book Description

The ultimate knitting book with tips and techniques for all skill levels.

This comprehensive knitting manual has everything you need to start knitting. It includes a wide range of techniques, including lace, cables, textured patterns, colourwork, beaded knitting and embellishment, all accompanied by fully-illustrated step-by-step instructions that are perfect for the absolute beginner. For more experienced knitters there are advanced techniques and useful pointers to give their knitted items that professional touch. At the back of the book there's a link to 25 how-to videos to help you if you get stuck on a particular technique.

The book starts with a run-through of the basic tools and equipment you’ll need, as well as a guide to choosing the right yarn and needles. This is followed by a trouble-shooting SOS section that shows you how to spot and avoid mistakes, and tips on how to rescue and fix common errors. The book concludes with handy information on how to connect with fellow knitters to share and sell your work, and how to find charity projects.

Previously published as Complete Knitting Skills (9781844489015).

Table of Contents

Contents
Introduction
Equipment
Yarn
Getting Started
Finishing
Taking It to the Next Level
Knitting Techniques
Knitting SOS
The Knitting Community
Glossary
Abbreviations and Useful Conversion Charts
Index

About the Author

About Debbie Tomkies

Debbie Tomkies has designed for many major knitting and crochet magazines including Knit Now, Simply Knitting, Knitting, Let’s Knit, Yarn Forward, and Inside Crochet. Debbie has been the agony aunt and 'How-to' technical feature writer for Knit Now magazine for over four years. She has written three books, Hand-dyed Yarn Craft Projects, Complete Knitting Skills, and 250 Knitting Stitches. Debbie is a successful tutor and teaches knitting, crochet, dyeing and textile arts to students of all ages as such, she has a genuine understanding of the needs of knitters at all levels. She lives in Cheshire, UK. For more information, visit www.dtcrafts.co.uk.

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