There’s never been a how-to-knit book like this. It’s little. Smart. Encouraging. In nine short lessons, with dozens of clear illustrations, we teach everything a new knitter needs to know, and nothing they don’t. These lessons draw on decades of knitting experience by Kay and Ann.
Lesson 1 Supplies, Casting On, Knit Stitch, Binding Off Lesson 2 Purl Stitch, Combining Knits and Purls Lesson 3 Basic Shaping: Increases and Decreases Lesson 4 Knitting in the Round Lesson 5 Basic Lace and Cables Lesson 6 Basic Colorwork: Stripes, Stranding Intarsia Lesson 7 Finishing: Weaving in Ends, Seaming, Blocking Lesson 8 Patterns, Yarn, and Gear Lesson 9 Fixing Mistakes
We emphasize practice in each lesson, so there are swatches to make for each technique. There’s just one pattern, for a simple hat, that lets a new knitter try out the techniques.