Debbie Bliss Tips for Knitters: Stitches and Seams to Finishing Touches

Debbie Bliss Tips for Knitters: Stitches and Seams to Finishing Touches

by Debbie Bliss
     
 

From Debbie Bliss comes this handy little book of tips and hints, which is aimed at both new knitters who want a quick reference guide to the basics of the craft, and more experienced knitters who want to improve their techniques and begin to create their own ideas. Debbie takes you through the basics, from choosing your yarns, casting on and off and simple shaping

Overview

From Debbie Bliss comes this handy little book of tips and hints, which is aimed at both new knitters who want a quick reference guide to the basics of the craft, and more experienced knitters who want to improve their techniques and begin to create their own ideas. Debbie takes you through the basics, from choosing your yarns, casting on and off and simple shaping, through to more complex procedures such as how to incorporate buttons and beads into your creations. She also offers her top tips for helping to correct common errors. With beautiful photography and simple illustrations guiding you through the processes step by step, this is the perfect book to have in your knitting bag at all times.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Covers all the major areas of knitting, starting with a beginner's workshop and progressing through simple stitch patterns, aran knitting, color work (Fair Isle and intarsia), lace, entrelac, decorative details, knitwear design, and finishing. Each workshop includes step-by-step instructions, a stitch library, and several projects. Full-color illustrations abound."—Library Journal

"Always wanted to knit that giant novelty sock but never knew how? Debbie Bliss’s ‘definitive’ knitting manual will teach you."—Time Out New York

"A project-bag-sized primer full of stitchy advice from an industry veteran. Eleven chapters, each one brimming with plenty of info on how to do everything from choosing the right buttons to distinguishing Aran yarn from chunky."—knitsimple

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570764394
Publisher:
Trafalgar Square
Publication date:
09/01/2009
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 7.20(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author

Debbie Bliss is one of the foremost designers of hand knits. She is the author of numerous books, including Classic Knits for Kids, Debbie Bliss Home, Essential Baby, Essential Knits for Kids, and Simply Baby, as well as the producer of the recently released Debbie Bliss Knitting Magazine.

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