This inviting craft book lays the groundwork for a lifetime of knitting, no prior skills necessary! Expert knitting author Melissa Leapman presents step-by-step instructions for all the essential skills, techniques and abbreviations needed to get started knitting, plus clear how-to illustrations for visual learners. After mastering the basics, knitters are ready to knit up the included 22 projects, from cosy scarves and chunky sweaters to classic decor items like an ottoman pouf and irresistible hearts. With an inviting design, vibrant photographs and bonus ideas for customising each project, Knit It! will have crafters going from beginner to knitter in no time.
With more than 600 designs in print, Melissa Leapman is one of the most widely-published American knitting and crocheting designers working today. She is the author of several bestselling knitting and crocheting books--11 books in total, including our own Cozy Crochet and Cozy Crochet Kit. She is the host of several Leisure Arts knitting and crocheting DVDs, has held events and hundreds of workshops around America and is a popular guest blogger.