Everything you need to get started knitting--and progress to more challenging projects--can be found in this book. The detailed instructions and hundreds of step-by-step photos explain exactly how to do dozens of essential stitches and techniques, including cables, lace, intarsia, stranded colorwork, several different increases and decreases, felting, and much more. Also included are 20 stylish patterns for scarves, hats, afghans, socks, shawls, and sweaters, perfect for practicing your new craft or trying out a more challenging skill.
Leigh Ann Chow is editor of five books, including Basic Knitting, Beyond Basic Knitting, and Basic Dried Flower Arranging. She lives in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.