Simple Knitting

Simple Knitting

A Complete How-to-knit Workshop With 20 Projects

Book - 2011 | First U.S. edition
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Knight shares her special tricks of the trade, proving that you can make wonderful, original items for yourself at the same time as mastering a repertoire of skills.
Contents: Introduction
Materials and techniques
Stitch library
Project workshops. Basic ; Stripes ; Shaping ; Cables ; Colorwork ; Fully fashioned shaping
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2011, c2010
Edition: First U.S. edition
Branch Call Number: 746.432 K PBK
Characteristics: 144 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
ISBN: 9780312668334
0312668333

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Nov 21, 2015

As a beginning knitter, I love Erika Knight's books because so many of her patterns involve basic stitches but produce elegant results. The first half of the book is educational, with discussions of yarns, diagrams of techniques, and a visual stitch dictionary.

List of projects:

Muffler
Dishcloth
Fold-over pillow
Notebook
Shopper
Stripe pillow
Stripe throw
Pull-on hats
Rag bag
Mittens
Round pillow
Two-needle socks
Four-needle socks
Cable scarf
Cable hot-water bottle cover
Color-block throw
Fair isle pincushion
Rose teapot cozy
Woman's V-neck sweater
Woman's pocket cardigan

jpainter Oct 03, 2013

This book teaches you technique by working simple and attractive projects and adding "masterclass" instructions for some aspect of each project. The projects can be switched up by using fancier stitch variations from the stitch library section. Recommended for the novice knitter and for creative knitters who want to make their own variations with more challenging stitches.

coffy Jan 07, 2013

I knitted the touque shown on the front cover and it turned out beautifully. Great patterns, would recommend this knitting book for any beginner/novice.

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