David & Charles
Patty Lyons' Knitting Bag of Tricks
Over 70 Sanity Saving Hacks for Better Knitting
Do you wish your knitting was better and that you had an expert knitter by your side to help you when it goes wrong? Then this is the book for you! It even has a special lay-flat binding so you can keep your hands on your needles.
Patty Lyons is a knitting expert and she will help you sort out your gauge, unpick problems, and generally spruce up your knitting know-how in this pocket-sized reference book. This handy guide will always be by your side to help unravel yarn problems and get you back on track with step-by-step instructions for a whole raft of knitting issues. She doesn't just fix your knitting problems, she helps you to truly understand why the yarn/stitches/needles/tension are acting in a certain way and how to fix any issues. Starting with the basics by exploring the anatomy of a stitch, examining how this affects the look/feel/shape of the knit fabric, and how different knitting techniques affect the finished outcome. All of her techniques and tips are illustrated with detailed step-by-step artwork for absolute clarity with a healthy scattering of humor and irreverence throughout.
Patty Lyons, author
Franklin Habit, illustrations
208 pages / Paperback
Dimensions: 5¾" x ¾" x 8¼"