The principles of knitting: methods and techniques of hand knitting
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Publisher: Simon & Schuster 1988
This is the definitive book that will allow anyone to go from an average knitter to a master knitter. With clear and comprehensive explanations, June Hiatt provides a variety of ways to approach every skill and technique, and can solve any knitting problem or puzzle. The Principles of Knitting is the one book that every knitter needs on her shelf! For anyone interested in getting serious about knitting or wanting to explore the many different types of knitting such as lace, intarsia, and cables, then this is book that will take you to the next level and teach you everything you want to know. Principles of Knitting is incredibly comprehensive -- many fans call it the Joy of Cooking for knitters. Some knitting books show you one or two methods to do a basic stitch like an increase. June shows you a dozen different methods, each particularly suited to different projects and different knitters' needs. For every stitch, every material, every design, June has tested the various techniques and brings you the very best information, informed by decades of experience and thousands of hours of practice.