A Passion for Knitting

A Passion for Knitting

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

Book - 2002
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Provides step-by-step instructions for knitting sweaters, scarves, and throws; and includes a discussion about the culture of knitting.

Simon and Schuster
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 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

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, [2002]
Copyright Date: ©2002
ISBN: 9780684870694
068487069X
Branch Call Number: 746.432 THOMA
Characteristics: xvii, 270 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Rabinowitz, Ilana
Notes: "A Fireside book."

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