From making stripes to making shapes, from tension swatches to avoiding tension headaches, from creating fringes to dealing with frogging, you'll find all the handy, easy-to-follow advice you need in The Knitting Pocket Bible to ease your woolly worries. There's also valuable advice on what items to make for friends and family, tips on what to do if you drop stitches or it all goes wrong and a handy guide to deciphering knitting patterns. Wondering how to set up a knitting group? Not sure which wools and colours to use? Find tips on all the rules and regulations or running a knitting group, make sure you've got all the right knitting needles and knitting equipment you need to make your knitting project go as smoothly as possible. Knitting doesn't even need to be woolly - find out all the alternative types of yarn to knit with, from eco-friendly hemp to baby soft bamboo. Small and durable, and perfectly designed to be dipped into again and again (just like your wool stash!), The Knitting Pocket Bible is sure to be a trusty companion in your knitting bag whatever your knitting project.
This beautiful hardback edition has both dust-cover and gold embossing on the spine making it the perfect gift. Every Pocket Bible is lovingly crafted to give you a unique mix of useful references, handy tips and fascinating trivia that will enlighten and entertain you at every page. There is a Pocket Bible for everyone...Other titles in the series: The Baking Pocket Bible, The Cat Lover's Pocket Bible, The Jane Austen Pocket Bible, The London Pocket Bible and The Wedding Pocket Bible.
Mimi joined the knitting community a couple of years ago but is already an expert knitter making anything from giant monkeys to pirate themed mittens from only wool and needles. Most importantly she knows that receiving and giving knitted socks is worlds away from store bought ones, even if they are Armani.