Guide to Knitting

Guide to Knitting Cover

Guide to Knitting

(Learn to Knit with More Than Thirty Cool, Easy Patterns)

By Nancy Queen; Mary Ellen O'Connell

Watson-Guptill Publications, Paperback, 9780823006755, 160pp.

Publication Date: August 19, 2008

Chicks, start your sticks This time it's all about knitting

Stop letting worry knit your brows, ladies. Let go of your fear of knitting, and take hold of "The Chicks with Sticks(R) Guide to Knitting." With more than 30 simple, chic projects plus simple step-by-step instructions, this book is the complete guide to starting and enjoying this fun, rewarding hobby. New knitters can finish up their first projects in a weekend; more advanced beginners (that is, the ones who have knitted scarves before) can move to the next level. Call your posse and settle down in the living room or at the coffeehouse. The Chicks with Sticks will take care of the rest, from essential tools and materials to basic lessons to more than 30 doable projects, including cool belts, beautiful scarves, felted bags, stylish wraps, and snuggly sweaters.

About the Author
Nancy Queen is one of the Chicks with Sticks, the creators of a popular line of knitting and crochet patterns sold in yarn shops. A popular designer and instructor, she is the author of "Crochet for Tots."

Mary Ellen O'Connell, the other Chick, is a lifelong knitter who creates knitting patterns for her own line, Meo Designs, as well as for the Chicks with Sticks.

Both Chicks live near Philadelphia.