The Knowledgeable Knitter by Margaret Radcliffe

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The definitive guide if you want to know how to knit, and move from beginner to advanced

Learning to knit takes a bit of skill, determination, and adaptability. Whether you’re looking for a suitable substitute yarn, trying to modify a pattern, or fixing a mistake, Margaret Radcliffe offers proven advice that will help you solve all of your knitting quandaries.

  • With this extensive guidebook, you’ll not only learn how to adjust armholes and shape collars, but why certain techniques work best in different situations.
  • You will gain the confidence and inspiration that will help you become a better, happier, and more confident knitter.

“In this treasure trove of knowledge gleaned from a lifetime of knitting, Radcliffe has dispensed with the usual “how-to” reference book and written a “why-to” guide instead. Brimming with sage advice, intriguing tips and tricks, and thoughtful considerations of every aspect of knitting, this book is a must-have for knitters of all levels who want to understand how to alter, control, and personalize their work… The book is chockfull of useful photographs and diagrams, and its clarity, detail, scope, and companionable tone make it an extraordinary reference and a delicious read.”―Publishers Weekly

About the Margaret Radcliffe

Margaret Radcliffe is the author of The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques, The Knowledgeable Knitter, and the bestsellers The Knitting Answer Book and Circular Knitting Workshop. She regularly teaches throughout the country about everything from beginner’s basics to knitting design. She is particularly interested in promoting creativity and independence in all knitters.

This book explains the why behind the how to of knitting. Imagine if the tiny little bit of information at the beginning of a knitting pattern was blown up into an almost 300-page reference book; that begins to explain The Knowledgeable Knitter.―

Published by Storey Publishing, LLC on September 23, 2014
Paperback, 296 pages, English
Dimensions 8.5" x 0.7" x 10.7"

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