Dropped and twisted stitches, too-small button holes, and mis-crossed cables are only a few of the knitting dilemmas tackled in this humorous and useful guide. Beginners and seasoned knitters alike are promised that learning from mistakes improves technique and inspires personal styleaand that sometimes the best solution is just to let a mistake stand. To head off problems before they start, the sturdy, spiral-bound book explains the correct way to cast on and bind off, decipher charts, choose fibers, calculate yardage, join yarns, work with multicolor designs, andafor more experienced knittersahow to alter a finished piece or customize a pattern.Felting. Any 100 percent wool, or wool blended with other animal fibers (such as alpaca and mohair), will felt as long as it hasna#39;t been treated to be ... If youa#39;re not sure about a particular yarn, make a swatch and try felting it to check the results.
|Publisher||:||Betterway Books - 2013-03-01|