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Learn to knit
Hill, Penny.
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Publication Information:
Upper Saddle River, NJ : Creative Arts & Crafts, 2004.

Physical Description:
80 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
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TT825 .H535 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize

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Creative Arts & Crafts' Learn to Knit helps readers learn the most popular needle craft in today's market! This centuries-old craft is suddenly popular again with a new generation of crafters. Knitters young and old, new and experienced have found knitting to be a rewarding, creative hobby and a great way to enjoy leisure time. Learn to Knit is the perfect guide for the beginner. Starting with the basics of casting on and simple stitches, readers will quickly move up to shaping garments and creating finished pieces, from charming scarves to fashionable sweaters.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 6
Basic Informationp. 8
Technique: Get Ready to Beginp. 12
Technique: Following a Patternp. 16
Project: Baby Hat and Scarfp. 18
Technique: Basics Fabricsp. 20
Project: Three Easy Pillowsp. 22
Technique: Textured Stitchesp. 26
Project: Two Pretty Pillows and Basket-Weave Baby Blanketp. 28
Technique: Simple Shapingp. 34
Project: Garter-Stitch Pulloverp. 36
Technique: Increasingp. 40
Project: Child's Pullover with Moss Stitch Bordersp. 42
Technique: Decreasingp. 46
Technique: Basic Buttonholesp. 47
Project: Cardigan with Garter-Stitch Stripesp. 48
Project: Raglan-Sleeve Stockinette Stitch Sweaterp. 52
Technique: Working from a Chartp. 56
Technique: Picking Up Stitchesp. 58
Project: Star Motif Pulloverp. 60
Technique: More Buttonholesp. 64
Technique: Working in Stripesp. 65
Project: Striped Pillowsp. 66
Project: Striped Jacketp. 68
Technique: Pocketsp. 72
Project: Tunic with Pocketsp. 74
Resourcesp. 78
Indexp. 80
Acknowledgementsp. 80