Synopses & Reviews
A best-selling guide that gets readers hooked!
Now with gorgeous color photos!
"The knowledge you will gain from reading and using this book will bring you great satisfaction."Nancy J. Thomas, editorial director of Lion Brand Yarn Company; co- author of Vogue Knitting: The Ultimate Knitting Book; and former editor of Knitter's Magazine, VogueKnitting, and Family Circle Easy Knitting
Updated and completely revised, this guide has been a bestseller ever since its first publication. Plus, it's the only book to include knitting and crocheting, with both comprehensive instructions and exciting patterns. Readers will get:
A 32-page, full-color section featuring finished projects
Goof-proof instructions to get them knitting and crocheting in no time
Expert advice on how to correct common knitting gaffes
Terrific tips that will help them decipher knitting and crocheting patterns
Easy ways to check their gaugeand what to do when it doesn't match the pattern
Now with hundreds of illustrations!
Updated and completely revised, this guide has been a bestseller ever since its first publication. Plus, it's the only book to include knitting and crocheting, with both comprehensive instructions and exciting patterns.
Updated and completely revised with hundreds of illustrations, this guide has been a bestseller ever since its first publication. Includes comprehensive instructions and exciting patterns.
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About the Author
Gail Diven is a freelance needle arts designer specializing in knitting, crochet, and fabric designs. She is the former knitting editor for Vogue Butterick Co.
Barbara Breiter is the knitting guide at about.com and the owner of Knit a Bit, the only website offering downloadable patterns for sale. She also crochets and does needlepoint.