Cast On, Bind Off by Leslie Ann Bestor
54 Step-by-Step Methods; Find the perfect start and finish for every knitting project

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Discover the perfect beginning and ending for every knitting project! This one-of-a-kind reference presents more than 50 ways to cast on and bind off, creating edges that are tighter, looser, stretchier, lacier, longer-lasting, prettier -- whatever your project needs, you'll find it here. Detailed instructions for each technique are combined with step-by-step photography so that nothing is left to chance. At-a-glance charts identify the best cast on or bind off for various types of knitting, as well as cast on/bind off pairs that work well together. This indispensable guide will ensure that all of your knitting projects are polished and pleasing, from start to finish!


About Leslie Ann Bestor

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Leslie Ann Bestor is a knitting teacher and manager at WEBS, America's Yarn Store. Many of her designs have been featured in books and magazines. She lives in western Massachusetts.
Published June 20, 2012 by Storey Publishing, LLC. 217 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home. Non-fiction

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Each cast on and bind off technique has user-friendly bullet points that describe the technique’s “Characteristics,” as well as what it’s “Good For.” There are also clever sidebars throughout called “Getting It Right,” which offer great insider tips for finessing and perfecting ea...

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Every knitter knows a beginning cast-on, perhaps the first one they learned, or maybe one or two others they picked up for a fancy sweater or ski cap – but this book will take you far and away beyond that, with fifty-four different cast ons and bind offs laid out with color photographs to guide t...

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This focused knitting reference concentrates on two of the most important aspects of

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