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Get Started

Knitting: Learn Something New

Susie Johns


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Have you always wanted to learn how to knit, but don't know how to get started? Get Started: Knitting is your perfect, patient teacher, taking you from complete beginner to being able to complete 14 step-by-step knitting projects. Learn how to cast on and knit your first rows, then start simple with scarves and cushions. Build on your skills with a cuddly children's toy and cozy leg warmers, and show off with a beautiful baby cardigan, a lovely sweater, and much more. Packed with advice, reminders, and help when things go wrong, Get Started: Knitting is your first step toward a lifelong passion for this enjoyable craft.

More than any other series on the market, DK's Get Started series simulates carefully structured classroom lessons, an approach that allows you to custom-build courses with practical lessons and themed projects. Nothing's assumed, and everything's explained; each book answers fundamental questions, identifies the subject's basics, and provides step-by-step explanations and assessments so you can fulfill your own unique potential.

DK, 9781465401977, 192pp.

Publication Date: December 17, 2012

About the Author

Susie Johns studied fine arts at the Slade School of Fine Art in London before working as a magazine and partworks editor for 11 years, specializing in cooking and crafts. She has since written and illustrated books on a variety of creative subjects, including knitting, crochet, embroidery, and paper crafts, and has had features and interviews published in a wide range of magazines. As a crochet designer, Susie’s creative skills are in great demand, not only for making garments and accessories, but also for creating novelty crochet items such as fruits, vegetables, flowers, animals, birds, dolls, mascots, and puppets. Susie teaches drawing and painting at an adult education college in Greenwich, London, and runs workshops on knitting, crochet, and customizing clothes.