Everyone's favorite knitting guide just got a facelift! The Knitter's Companion: Expanded and Updated features all the original best-loved, most-used techniques from The Knitter's Companion - that handy reference guide chock-full of must-know knitting know-how - but with a bevy of new features that any knitter will surely find indispensable.
When we say knitters will cherish all the knitting know-how in one book, we're not kidding. And now there's even more! Knitters will find the overview of stitches, gauges, joins, seams, borders, and buttonholes all freshened up with new color drawings that describe the detail of each technique, along with new photographs that show the finished look. Innovative methods have been added, too, including additional ways to cast on, bind off, and increase stitches. Also included is an expanded section on color knitting, CYCA yarn requirements, eyelash yarn specifications, as well as some favorite details such as tassels, fringe, knitting with beads, and more. Readers will also garner helpful knitting tips sprinkled throughout the book to help achieve the best results possible.
Vicki Square of Fort Collins, Colorado, learned to knit from her grandmother more than 30 years ago and has been designing her own garments ever since. Her designs have been both self-published and featured in Spin-Off and Fashion Knitting magazines. She won the 1990 National Knitting contest sponsored by Fashion Knitting and has shown her pieces in juried art shows in Colorado, Oregon and Illinois. Vicki has taught knitting for more than ten years, as well as painting and drawing at Colorado State University.