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Knitting in Plain English


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ISBN13: 9780312458539
ISBN10: 0312458533
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Whether you've been handling knitting needles for years, or just thinking about picking them up, Knitting in Plain English should be your bible. Drawing on twenty years of experience as "the knitting lady" in various yarn stores, Maggie Righetti provides sound instructions for beginners and sensible solutions for experienced knitters. Topics and techniques include:

Picking a pattern that's right for you, determining gauge, how to knit and purl plus instructions for fifteen additional pattern stitches, how to make invisible increases and decreases, five different methods of buttonholing, how to short-row for a perfect fit, working with more than one color of yarn, how to weave invisible seams, picking up dropped stitches, how to hand-wash and block your finished garment, plus much, much more.

From equipping your knitting bag to knitting a sweater, Maggie Righetti explains it all simply and clearly. Each technique is illustrated with easy-to-follow, step-by-step drawings. Complete with a detailed glossary of knitting terms and six learning patterns on which to practice, Knitting in Plain English is an invaluable sourcebook no knitter will outgrow.

About the Author

Maggie Righetti, a certified knitting and crochet instructor, is the author of Crocheting in Plain English, Sweater Design in Plain English and Universal Yarn Finder. She lived in Atlanta, Georgia, where she ran her own knitting design company.

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Krista Smith-Moroziuk, February 12, 2009 (view all comments by Krista Smith-Moroziuk)
This book should be in every knitters library. It is great for the beginner and gives great tips to the advanced knitter. I guarantee that you will pick up this book many times to help with a pattern.
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Product Details

Righetti, Maggie
St. Martin's Griffin
New York :
Arts, decorative and crafts
Needlework - Knitting
Edition Number:
Series Volume:
no. 762
Publication Date:
Grade Level:
8.98x6.94x.64 in. 1.05 lbs.

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