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This book is perfect for readers from ten to fourteen to learn how to knit. Because there are only a few techniques to learn, absolute beginners can quickly learn how to make brilliant knitted items - from scarves, belts and bags to purses and beanie hats. Each project is set off by bright, full colour photography, lively design and ideas for adapting the patterns. Have a go: you really can start to knit!
Alison Dupernex has been a textile designer for 20 years, selling to galleries and shops in the UK and abroad. Her designs are mainly for jackets and sweaters in natural fibres, and her cushions and throws have been featured in interior design magazines. She also writes patterns for magazines and teaches short courses on machine and hand knitting. Her hobbies include gardening and listening to music and she enjoys the theatre.
Introduction Materials Useful terms Techniques Rhubarb and Custard Scarf Mermaid's Purse Rosy Bag Jazzy Jewellery Cool Beanie Flower Belt Big Bag More books to read Glossary Index