Complete Knitting Skills by Debbie Tomkies
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Absolute beginners can learn to knit, and experienced knitters can expand their repertories when they take advantage of this absolutely unique approach to knitting. Complete Knitting Skills is an illustrated manual, augmented with an innovative series of accompanying online tutorials. Knitters can learn techniques from the book's photo-illustrated step-by-step instructions--or they can access the closely related online tutorials, using their smartphone with QR codes printed in the book. They can also access tutorials on their laptop via the internet. Most often, knitters will want to use both book and tutorial in tandem, taking advantage of the best that both have to offer. The tutorials present the advantage of start-and-stop instruction, so that knitters can practice new techniques at their own pace. This truly exceptional combination book-and-video knitting course presents--

A wide range of knitting techniques, including lace, cables, textured patterns, beaded knitting, and more A trouble-shooting SOS section that shows how to spot mistakes and avoid them Advanced techniques for experienced knitters to give their knitted items that professional touch

Here is a combination package that gives beginners the confidence to tackle more advanced projects, while also delighting experienced knitters with a wealth of new techniques. The book features approximately 800 color illustrations.

About Debbie Tomkies

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Debbie Tomkies sold her first knitting design at the tender age of 14. Since then, she has designed for many major knitting magazines and for Artesano yarns. She also teaches knitting, crochet, and dyeing to students of all ages.
Published January 28, 2013 by Search Press Ltd. 256 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home. Non-fiction

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UK-based knitting instructor Tomkies combines two popular methods for learning knitting—books and video tutorials—into a single package. The organization is a little bit odd: rather than walking beginners step by step through a simple first project, Tomkies organizes the book by topic, so all cas...

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