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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback Layflat with flaps
  • Publication: 31 January 2024
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781800921672
  • Stock: 50+
  • Size: 204x260 mm
  • Illustrations: 430
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: £12.99
  • Series: The Beginner’s Guide to
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The Beginner's Guide to Knitting

£12.99

Easy techniques and 8 fun projects by Lynne Rowe

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Book Description

Get your knitting off to a flying start with 8 simple projects and multiple techniques. 

In this complete course, knitting expert Lynne Rowe covers everything you need to get started: essential tools and materials, how to hold your needles, make your first stitches, fasten off and read a pattern. Clear step-by-step photographs and a handy fold-out flap with knitting abbreviations make it accessible for all, whether you are knitting your first stitches or revisiting the basics.

Take small steps and familiarize yourself with the terminology and techniques to master the essentials of knitting in no time at all. Lynne combines helpful, friendly guidance with 8 colourful modern projects, each one teaching and consolidating a new technique from increasing and decreasing to changing colour and joining seams. Choose from:

  1. a tranquility spa set
  2. a cozy scarf
  3. hygge headbands
  4. a stylish colour-block pillow
  5. a gorgeous baby blanket
  6. a cheerful garland
  7. a ribbed beanie
  8. fingerless mittens.

Embark on your knitting journey and have fun creating your own knitted wearable accessories and home décor items with all things bright and woolly.

Table of Contents

Introduction

How to use this book
Tools and materials
Getting started

Projects
Tranquility Spa Set
Cozy Scarf
Hygge Headbands
Colour-block Pillow
Baby Blanket
Garland
Ribbed Beanie Hat
Fingerless Mittens

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About the Author

About Lynne Rowe

Lynne Rowe was taught to knit and crochet by her grandmother in her early childhood and has been hooked ever since. She has developed a wide range of specialist skills and loves to pass these on to others through her workshops and classes. She is best known for her whimsical designs which feature regularly in the UK’s most popular craft magazines, along with articles and technical guides. Her practical approach makes her patterns straightforward, easy to read and fun to make. Her aim is to encourage as many people as possible to knit and crochet. Lynne lives in Congleton, Cheshire.

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