"Knitting Basics" shows just how fun and easy it can be to create irresistible knitwear and accessories. Written especially for those who want to learn how to knit but don't know where to start, the book is full of helpful information and inspiring patterns to help get a beginner on the path to becoming a seasoned knitter. The introduction provides a master class in all things knitting. It runs through the necessary tools and accessories as well as detailing the different types of yarn available. There are instructions on how to read knitting patterns, step-by-step guidance on basic stitches, as well as invaluable advice on mending and repairing. With more than 30 easy-to-follow projects to choose from, this book will have you making precious items to pass down the line for generations to come. This title includes over 30 original projects. All the designs are aimed at those with minimal to no knitting skills. Instructions and patterns are simple and easy-to-follow, using step-by-step photography and hero shots to help the reader to better understand the steps involved to create the finished product. The layout is fun and attractive, making you want to open it up and get started right away.