Synopses & Reviews
American knitting guru Meg Swansen shares tips, tricks, techniques, and secrets she has learned and discovered during her long knitting and designing career. The introduction gives the reader a candid look into the knitting world of the daughter of Americas first famous knitter and author, Elizabeth Zimmerman. Full of original designs, this book includes instructions and charts for 22 sweaters, three vests, four fitted-arch socks, and three convertible-top mittens, each rendered in four-color fashion photography taken on-site at Megs home. A section on techniques includes a glossary of relevant knitting terms, the famous EZ Percentage System, and various ways to cast on, bind off, increase, and decrease.
About the Author
Meg Swansen runs Schoolhouse Press, a publishing company and mail order business, and Knitting Camp, an annual retreat for knitters. She is the author of Hand Knitting with Meg Swansen. She lives in Pittsville, Wisconsin.