Big Book of Knitting Stitches
With 142 different stitches, from the basic stockinette to openwork embroidery, aplus a variety of beautiful knitting projects, this comprehensive guide is the knitter's bible. It offers a virtual treasure chest of possibilities, all illustrated with diagrams and explained in easy-to-follow detail: classics such as the seaside chain, rung ladder, diamond, and staggered squares; dozens of cross-stitch variations; several kinds of slip stitches; two-color stitches, including creative reliefs and daisy patterns; jacquard; and more. Beginners can use the directions to learn the fundamentals and master this popular craft; more experienced knitters will pore over the pages for fresh ideas that will take their work to new creative levels. It's a must-have for anyone who owns a set of knitting needles.