Start to Knit by Alison Dupernex
  

Start to Knit

Written by Alison Dupernex
Illustrated by
Part of the Start To Series

Synopsis

Start to Knit by Alison Dupernex

NEW IN PAPERBACK 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!

Reviews

April 07

This book provides an introduction to knitting, along with patterns and descriptions for various projects. Like a fun, gossipy friend who knows how to knit, this guide gently initiates novice knitters by getting them comfortable with the rhythm of casting on, knitting, purling, increasing, decreasing, and binding off-before graduating to simple projects where they will find great success. I highly recommend it for girls and even for young adults who want to learn how to knit. * crafters-corner.com * No. 116, June 2007

'right'

's local shop or lack of sufficient pocket money meant the projects were not attempted.

Lesley Fidler * SlipKnot * Feb 09

The perfect way to introduce a young relative to the craft, Start to Knit offers a range of bright, funky and exciting designs aimed at young teens. Textile designer Alison Dupernex brings 20 years'

-by-step guides a breeze to follow. Alison also makes sure every tool and piece of kit is explained in detail before you get your needles out. Top tips are scattered throughout the pages, too - did you know, for instance, that waxed dental floss is great for securing metal buttons that otherwise would wear through normal thread? Thought not!

This is another superb addition to Search Press

... range of books. It's bright, easy to read, and packed with fun patterns. Start to Knit will certainly please teens who are eager to take up the craft, and it will be a boon for older knitters as well, who may be looking for funkier patterns to knit-up for those often hard-to-please teens in the family. * Simply Knitting * June 2007

Lauren Spencer * Workshop On The Web *

About the Author

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.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages

Author

Alison Dupernex
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Publisher

Search Press Ltd

Publication date

13th October 2008

ISBN

9781844483884


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