This book is designed to cover
the built in features of the knitting machine as well as teach basic techniques
through the use of patterns.
Features of the machine to be
covered are fairisle, tuck, slip, lace, weaving, and knitting every other needle
with heavier yarns. Ribbed cuffs will also be used. Beginners as well as
accomplished knitters will enjoy the patterns in this book.
Many basic techniques are in
you manuals. Be sure to read them. Many have good illustrations.
Remember, knitting is not
rocket science. There is room for variation, interpretation and personal
preference. Just because I use one method, it is not the only method to be used.
Try my way; try someone else's way. Now come up with your own way. If it works
for you, it must be right.
Techniques to be acquired are
casting on, binding off, short rowing, straight line shaping, latching panels,
single motif and more.
Includes four lessons to
acquire basic skills.
The lesson patterns are
lengthy, just to explain the "what and why for" of each step. After the lessons,
the patterns that follow are written much like ones you will find in many