Whether you're just picking up knitting needles for the first time or you've been knitting for years, Knitting For Dummies, 2 nd Edition , will be your pattern for knitting success. Have you always wanted to knit, but are just not sure how or where to start? Have you been knitting for years and want to perfect your stitches? As a beginner you will learn...the tools of the trade the basics how to read a pattern the fundamentals basic stitches techniques no knitter should be without what to do when you make a common mistake tips for knitting in the round how to knit some easy projects More advanced? Try your needles at stripes, cables, twists, lace, Fair Isle, intarsia, and full garments. Knitting For Dummies, 2 nd Edition , will not only enhance the skills you already have, it'll teach you new ones, from expert knitters who will guide you every step of the way. You'll be on your way to knitting a new wardrobe in no time!