First Time Knitting

First Time Knitting by Carri Hammett

The Absolute Beginner's Guide: Learn By Doing - Step-by-Step Basics + 9 Projects

Format: Paperback / softback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781589238053
Series: First Time
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Learning how to knit has never been simpler! Enjoy this beginner's guide that takes you by the hand like a personal instructor and teaches you how to knit. Filled with detailed descriptions of materials and tools, the easy step-by-step instructions for all the basic knitting techniques will have you creating projects like scarves, hats, and blankets in no time. Eight simple projects will introduce knitting skills like garter stitch, stockinette, knitted texture, and color techniques; skills you will use often as you continue to learn. With First Time Knitting, soon you will be knitting amazing gifts and projects with confidence.

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 four books for CPi: Mittens and Hats for Yarn Lovers; Scarves and Shawls for Yarn Lovers; Ready, Set, Knit Cables; and Knitting 101.

Format: Paperback / softback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781589238053
Series: First Time
Illustrations: 200 color photos
Size: 8.5 in x 11 in x 0.375 in / 215.9 mm x 279.4 mm x 9.525 mm
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Introduction 7

BASIC KNITTING 9

Yarn 10

Tools 14

Skills and Useful Information 18

Garter Stitch Scarf 35

Scarf Knit with Two Yarns 39

TEXTURE 43

Skills and Useful Information 44

Baby Blocks Blanket 57

Seed Stitch Table Runner 61

SHAPING 65

Skills and Useful Information 66

Leaf Edge Shawl 77

KNITTING IN THE ROUND 85

Skills and Useful Information 86

Easy Knit Hat 95

PUTTING IT TOGETHER 99

Skills and Useful Information 100

Directional Blocks Scarf 109

Baby Bathrobe 113

Abbreviations 126

about the author 126

Index 127