First Time Knitting

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First Time Knitting: The Absolute Beginner's Guide

Author: Carri Hammett

This book teaches you a range of knitting skills, from the most simple, basic ones to more advanced techniques that will launch you confidently into the full spectrum of knitting options. Each chapter begins by teaching the skills needed to make the projects in that chapter. As you progress through the book, new techniques are introduced that build on the skills that were presented earlier. Learn about:

  • Basic knitting, from choosing a yarn and tools to your first techniques (Projects: Garter Stitch Scarf and Scarf Knit with Two Yarns)
  • Creating texture by combining different stitches (Projects: Baby Blocks Blanket and Seed Stitch Table Runner plus Variation)
  • Shaping by increasing and decreasing stitches (Project: Leaf Edge Shawl)
  • Knitting in the round with circular needles (Project: Easy Knit Hat)
  • Putting it all together by picking up stitches and making seams (Projects: Directional Blocks Scarf and Baby Bathrobe)

There’s a first time for everything. Enjoy the journey and achieve success with First Time Knitting.

Carri Hammett is the original owner of Coldwater Collaborative, a gem of a yarn shop in Excelsior, Minnesota. Carri loves to collaborate with both her customers and her readers as together they express their love of knitting and expand their knitting knowledge and skill. She is the author of Mittens and Hats for Yarn Lovers; Scarves and Shawls for Yarn Lovers; Ready, Set, Knit Cables; and Knitting 101.

Product Details

  • Paperback128 pages
  • Publisher: Quarry Books; Illustrated edition (August 1, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1589238052
  • ISBN-13: 9781589238053
  • Product Dimensions: 8.6 x 1.0 x 11 inches
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First Time Knitting: The Absolute Beginner's Guide

Author: Carri Hammett

This book teaches you a range of knitting skills, from the most simple, basic ones to more advanced techniques that will launch you confidently into the full spectrum of knitting options. Each chapter begins by teaching the skills needed to make the projects in that chapter. As you progress through the book, new techniques are introduced that build on the skills that were presented earlier. Learn about:

  • Basic knitting, from choosing a yarn and tools to your first techniques (Projects: Garter Stitch Scarf and Scarf Knit with Two Yarns)
  • Creating texture by combining different stitches (Projects: Baby Blocks Blanket and Seed Stitch Table Runner plus Variation)
  • Shaping by increasing and decreasing stitches (Project: Leaf Edge Shawl)
  • Knitting in the round with circular needles (Project: Easy Knit Hat)
  • Putting it all together by picking up stitches and making seams (Projects: Directional Blocks Scarf and Baby Bathrobe)

There’s a first time for everything. Enjoy the journey and achieve success with First Time Knitting.

Carri Hammett is the original owner of Coldwater Collaborative, a gem of a yarn shop in Excelsior, Minnesota. Carri loves to collaborate with both her customers and her readers as together they express their love of knitting and expand their knitting knowledge and skill. She is the author of Mittens and Hats for Yarn Lovers; Scarves and Shawls for Yarn Lovers; Ready, Set, Knit Cables; and Knitting 101.

Product Details

  • Paperback128 pages
  • Publisher: Quarry Books; Illustrated edition (August 1, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1589238052
  • ISBN-13: 9781589238053
  • Product Dimensions: 8.6 x 1.0 x 11 inches

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