Learning to knit is fun and easy with Leslie Ann Bestor as your teacher. Her simple, fully illustrated instructions lead you step by step through the basics of knitting, from choosing the right needles and yarn to reading a knitting pattern, casting on, executing knit and purl stitches, binding off, and blocking finished projects. You'll also learn techniques for increasing, decreasing, and repairing mistakes. Even if you've never held a pair of knitting needles before, this easy-to-follow guide will have you knitting in no time!
About the Author
Leslie Ann Bestor is the author of the best-sellerCast On, Bind Off and a knitting teacher and store manager at WEBS, America's Yarn Store. Both positions give her important insights into what new knitters need in order to be successful. Her designs have been featured in books and magazines. She lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.