This book is geared toward pre-teen girls and is set up to follow the natural learning progression with short lessons and quick results. After just a few pages, you have enough skills to begin making and finishing simple projects. This book walks you though knitting techniques for both left and righthanded knitters. Instructions and photographs are included. As you progress through the lessons and the projects you will build your knitting skills and will enjoy creating fun, wearable accessories and useful gifts that you and friends and family will love! Each lesson teaches just one new skill so that a beginner knitter will not feel overwhelmed at having to learn multiple techniques before being able to create the next project in the book. A terrific resource for tweens, who want to learn the basics of a craft that will carry though into adulthood.
Edie Eckman travels extensively to teach both knitting and crochet. Her articles and designs have appeared in many yarn company publications and magazines, including Interweave Crochet, Knitters and Knit 'N Style. Edie is the author of Socks to Knit for Those You Love, Fresh Vests to Knit, Around the Corner Crochet Borders, How to Knit Socks: Three Methods Made Easy, The Crochet Answer Book, and Beyond-the-Square Crochet Motifs.