Présentation de l'éditeur
The bestselling guide to knitting brilliant, timeless pieces
This revised and refreshed third edition of Knitting For Dummies features new knitting patterns, refreshed and additional projects, a new bibliography and suppliers list, and improved step-by-step knitting instructions. Plus, from the book, you can access step-by-step instructional videos online that enable you to see and practice the knitting techniques found in the book.
From casting on to knitting in the round—and more—this new edition provides refreshed content and new images and access to online videos to help you follow along with the text. The book's user-friendly online instructional videos empower you to get started knitting immediately.
- Includes refreshed knitting projects
- Empowers you to confidently knit your own handmade creations
- A brand-new edition of the bestselling guide to knitting
Experienced and novice knitters alike can benefit from the step-by-step instructions and informative videos included in this new edition of Knitting For Dummies!
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Learn to: Cast on, knit in the round, measure the gauge of a knitted piece, and more Master techniques with step-by-step instruction Practice your skills on projects and patterns included in the book ???View step-by-step knitting demonstrations online Create unique, hand-knitted hats, scarves, sweaters, and more! Want to learn how to knit? This hands-on, friendly guide shows you how to create beautiful, timeless pieces, whether you're just picking up needles for the first time or a seasoned veteran looking for more advanced patterns. From scarves and sweaters to bags, pillows, and more, you'll find lots of projects for practicing and perfecting your knitting skills. Plus, you get online access to step-by-step videos demonstrating knitting techniques and how-to tips to create projects in the book. Knitting 101 find out how to choose yarn and needles, read knitting pattern instructions and charts, and measure gauge Ready, set, knit! learn how to cast on, knit and purl, use basic stitches, make increases and decreases, and knit in the round Take it to the next level discover how to add interest with stripes, knit with lace, master Fair Isle and intarsia techniques, and have some fun with fulling and felting Don't sweat(er) it! get the know-how to make sweaters, from blocking and assembling your pieces to adding finishing touches like neckbands, edging, buttonholes, and more Online companion videos include: Demonstrations of stitch patterns and knitting techniques from the book as well as video instructions for two knitting projects Open the book and find: Access to step-by-step instructional videos online How to read pattern instructions and charts Trendy knitting patterns Ways to experiment with lace, Fair Isle, and intarsia knitting A detailed guide to knitting your first sweater Instructions on how to fix common mistakes Tips for relaxing stiff shoulders and fingers