Size: 8¼” X 10 5/8″
Four hundred color photos, the basic techniques shown step by step, plenty of detailed diagrams and grids, advice from a top stylist, and exquisite projects: this is the knitters ultimate guide. All the different yarns, from cotton and silk to mohair and merino, appear in lustrous close-up, with information about each one. Find out how to do single and double purl, overcasting, openwork, knitting in the round, borders, pockets, ornaments, and styles ranging from jacquard to intarsia. Stitch a rich coral tunic, creamy pullover with decorative edgings, cozy baby slippers, and a scarf with a jaunty matching cap. The coup de grâce: an illustrated, alphabetized index of all the techniques and projects, so its incredibly simple to locate what you need.