A Passion for Knitting: Step-by-Step Illustrated Techniques, Easy Contemporary Patterns, and Essential Resources for Becoming Part of the World of Knitting

A Passion for Knitting Step by Step Illustrated Techniques Easy Contemporary Patterns and Essential Resources for Becoming Part of the World of Knitting The World of Knitting Right at Your Fingertips More than a how to book A Passion for Knitting goes beyond teaching the craft and introduces readers to the culture of knitting In Part I you ll find f

  • Title: A Passion for Knitting: Step-by-Step Illustrated Techniques, Easy Contemporary Patterns, and Essential Resources for Becoming Part of the World of Knitting
  • Author: Nancy J. Thomas Melanie Falick Ilana Rabinowitz
  • ISBN: 9780684870694
  • Page: 335
  • Format: Paperback
  • The World of Knitting Right at Your Fingertips More than a how to book, A Passion for Knitting goes beyond teaching the craft and introduces readers to the culture of knitting In Part I, you ll find fully illustrated instructions for learning stitches and mastering technique, presented with unprecedented clarity They re so simple that you really can learn without a teThe World of Knitting Right at Your Fingertips More than a how to book, A Passion for Knitting goes beyond teaching the craft and introduces readers to the culture of knitting In Part I, you ll find fully illustrated instructions for learning stitches and mastering technique, presented with unprecedented clarity They re so simple that you really can learn without a teacher With this book in hand and no prior experience you will be able to knit a gorgeous sweater, scarf, or throw Next, Part II welcomes new knitters to the worldwide knitting community, exploring the myriad benefits this popular craft has to offer This section, unique among all other guides, invites readers to Tap into the power of knitting as a means of reducing stress and expressing creativity Meet the design gurus and other stars of the knitting world Discover opportunities for fellowship and networking with other knitters in clubs, conventions, and unique cultural fiber tours to countries ranging from England to Peru Use their knitting skills to meaningfully support charities Learn about the fashion trends in knitting from Trisha Malcolm, editor in chief of Vogue Knitting

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    • Zelda says:

      This book was a well-presented cornucopia of everything that the subtitle suggests. The patterns are pretty boring, but my main concern is the target audience. The chances of an isolated, beginning knitter finding this book before they know most of it is slim. If you learned to knit while locked in the attic with a few dozen Workbasket booklets from the seventies, this book will be a revelation. If you're at all proficient and use the Internet, you probably don't need 90% of the volume. That sai [...]

    • Apryl Anderson says:

      I completely agree with Zelda's review that this book would be a revelation for anyone locked in an attic with a stack of old Workbasket magazines, (but oh what I'd give for the opportunity to have another look at my formative years). On the other hand, as I've been tucked away with hundreds of knitting technique and design books for the past three years while mastering my craftsmanship, this book hasn't even inspired me as much as Workbasket memories and ‹‹ Femmes d'Aujourd'hui ›› have. [...]

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