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Knitting For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-28747-7
392 pages
October 2008
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Part I: Getting Ready to Knit.

Chapter 1: Two Needles, a Ball of Yarn, and a Little Know-how.

Chapter 2: Tools of the Trade.

Chapter 3: Taking the Mystery Out of Patterns and Gauge.

Part II: Knitting Primer.

Chapter 4: The Fundamentals: Casting On, Knitting, Purling, and Binding Off.

Chapter 5: Basic Stitches You’ll Use Again and Again.

Chapter 6: Techniques Every Knitter Should Know.

Chapter 7: Oops! Fixing Common Mistakes.

Chapter 8: Knitting in the Round.

Chapter 9: Practicing with Simple Projects.

Part III: Techniques for the More Experienced Knitter.

Chapter 10: Stripes — Yipes!

Chapter 11: Cable Musings and Interesting Twists.

Chapter 12: Let the Sun Shine In: Knitting Lace.

Chapter 13: Fair Isle and Intarsia Techniques.

Part IV: Making Garments.

Chapter 14: Anatomy of a Sweater Pattern.

Chapter 15: How to Knit a Sweater, Step by Step.

Chapter 16: Getting It Together: Blocking and Assembling Your Pieces.

Chapter 17 : Finishing Touches: Neckbands, Edging, Buttonholes, and More.

Chapter 18: Starter Garments.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 19: Ten (Plus One) Unkinking Exercises for Knitters.

Chapter 20: Ten Quick Knitting Projects and Gift Ideas.

Part VI: Appendixes.

Appendix A: More Stitches and Cool Effects.

Appendix B: Knitting Resources.


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