Knit Step by Step (Paperback)

More Than 150 Techniques and Stitch Patterns with 10 Easy Projects (DK Step by Step)

By Vikki Haffenden, Frederica Patmore

DK, 9780756692711, 224pp.

Publication Date: July 16, 2012

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (2/25/2020)
Paperback (2/25/2020)
Hardcover (8/1/2012)

List Price: 15.95*
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Description

Taking knitters step by step through every beginner technique — from the basic knit and purl stitches to lace and cables — Knit Step by Step is the perfect pocket companion for new knitters.

Providing the essential information to start creating beautiful projects immediately, Knit Step by Step is an easy-to-master and colorfully illustrated reference that will reinforce good techniques and inspire creativity.

Includes the essential equipment and materials, photographed and fully explained, techniques with simple-to-follow, detailed instructions, and handy galleries that provide a quick visual reference to all stitches and patterns featured.

Features some content previously published in DK's The Knitting Book.



About the Author

Vikki Haffenden, coauthor of The Knitting Book (with Frederica Patmore), is a professional knitted textiles designer with a background in commercial knitwear design. She teaches at the University of Brighton, and her work has been featured in Woolcraft, The Cool Girl's Guide to Knitting, and The Cool Girl's Guide to Crochet. Vikki acted as a design consultant to develop Rooster hand-knit yarns and Rooster Pattern Book One. She is the author of Double Bed Machine Knitting: Explained, and her research into knitting was profiled in Selvedge magazine.

Frederica Patmore, coauthor of The Knitting Book (with Vikki Haffenden), is a design consultant for Rowan Yarns, one of the biggest providers of luxury yarns in the world. She runs a number of classes at different skill levels in branches of the John Lewis department store and independent knitting shops, and contributes to needlecraft publications. As well as being a master of knitting technique, Frederica is an accomplished and successful knitting pattern designer.