Author(s): Margaret Hubert
Looking for the perfect book on knitting? It's all right here in The Complete Photo Guide to Knitting, 2nd Edition. This stitch guide is the ultimate knitting reference. A comprehensive how-to book about all aspects of knitting, you'll be making scarves, hats, socks, mittens, sweaters, and other projects in no time! Find expanded basics for all knitting techniques from cast-on to bind-off and every step in between. Learn to knit row by row and in the round; understand knitting jargon and how to follow a pattern; learn all the methods for increasing and decreasing stitches, seaming, and adding details like pockets and zippers. With twenty new stitch patterns, this section expands to 220 in all, arranged in style categories for easy reference. Projects at the end of each section give you opportunities to try some of the new techniques you've learned while making knitted items you can use or gift to others. Margaret Hubert will guide you through special knitting topics like cables, intarsia, entrelac, Fair Isle knitting, and lace knitting. With the updated information and all new projects, even if you have the first edition you are sure to want the second edition, too.
MARGARET HUBERT has written a dozen books for Creative Publishing, including The Complete Photo Guide to Crochet, The Complete Photo Guide to Knitting, The Granny Square Book, Lacework for Adventurous Crocheters, Runway Crochet, and Granny Square Flowers. Through her books, her classes, and convention seminars, Margaret has been instrumental in fostering and developing new generations of crocheters and knitters. In a fitting tribute to her lifelong work as a needle art designer, the Crochet Guide of America honored Margaret in 2012 by naming her to their Hall of Fame. Margaret's blog: http://margaretshooksandneedles.blogspot.com/ Margaret's Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/mhdesigner1 Margaret's Ravelry Designs: http://www.ravelry.com/designers/margaret-hubert