Little, Smart, Encouraging!
Knitting is an array of tools, techniques, and patterns… this can all be very overwhelming to the new knitter. MDK Skill Set: Beginning Knitting breaks down the essentials of starting your knitting journey into 9 simple lessons with clear illustrations. This book focuses on practice through the use of swatching and includes one hat pattern that will allow you to practice all the techniques covered. This book is little, smart, and encouraging!
The 9 Lessons
Lesson 1 Supplies, Casting On, Knit Stitch, Binding Off
Lesson 2 Purl Stitch, Combining Knits and Purls
Lesson 3 Basic Shaping: Increases and Decreases
Lesson 4 Knitting in the Round
Lesson 5 Basic Lace and Cables
Lesson 6 Basic Colorwork: Stripes, Stranding Intarsia
Lesson 7 Finishing: Weaving in Ends, Seaming, Blocking
Lesson 8 Patterns, Yarn, and Gear
Lesson 9 Fixing Mistakes