Learn to knit in no time and see what you can make! A ball of yarn, a pair of knitting needles, and a pattern?while these things look wonderfully appealing at the craft store, they can quickly become overwhelming, confusing, and frustrating when you bring them home to start your first knitting project. If this sounds familiar and you, too, are a beginner knitter?do not despair! All you need is the desire to learn this centuries-old craft and your very own copy of How to Knit: Techniques and Projects for the Complete Beginner.
Simple and straightforward, this step-by-step guide to knitting 9 awesome projects is beautifully illustrated. Before you know it, you'll be demonstrating your new skills to friends and family with 9 stylish projects that include a hobo bag, beanie hat, and clutch. For those with little or no knitting experience, this simple-to-learn, project-based resource will start you off with the basics and take you through the initial stages of this fun and creative craft. Each technique is clearly explained and accompanied by a stylish project to make, so that you can put your newly acquired skills into practice.
Rest assured, you'll learn all the knitting essentials including how to:
Properly hold the needles
Cast on and off
Make a tension swatch
Form the basic knit and purl stitch
And much more
Just imagine?your hands and fingers, working quickly with the needles, creating knitting projects you'll be so proud of, maybe not even looking down all that often because your hands know the way. That's what you can look forward to with How to Knit.