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|Reading pattern instructions||18|
|Care of garments||21|
|Beginning to knit||22|
|Knit and purl||30|
|Picking up stitches||42|
|Baby knits patterns||50|
|Garter stitch scarf||52|
|Garter stitch blanket||58|
|Cushions with buttonholes||76|
|Jacket with seed stitch bands||82|
|V-neck cardigan with contrast ribs||88|
|Seed stitch shoes||96|
|Sweater with square set-in sleeves||102|
|Raglan cardigan with fully fashioned shaping||108|
|Dress with eyelets||116|
|Scarf with pocket||132|
|V-neck sweater with pockets||136|
Posted January 20, 2009
I actually went to buy the Itty Bitty hat book but B&M didn't have it. I saw this and got it right away. I know how to cast on, knit and pearl. That is it. I never knitted anything in my Life. The best part of this book is it has patterns that only require one or two different stiches. I am making the first item right now. I LOVE it. The only issues I have seen so far is that when I went to the craft shop they didn't cary the specified yarn and it doesn't give an alternative list. That stinks for the beginner because I don't know how to sub things yet. I can barely understand how to read the yarn (sarcastic). The other thing is I didn't know what darn meant and I had to read through the book to see what that meant. The definitions should be clear and easy to find. Other than that, this is perfect for a beginner. In my opinion, there is NO perfect beginner book. You have to subsidize books with on line videos. It is to hard to understand the verbage and illustrations when you are a beginner like me. You will like this book in particular because of the one or two stiches needed in patterns that you can do so easily. Great book.
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Posted March 21, 2012
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