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Knitting for Knewbies

A ball of yarn and a pair of knitting needles—that’s all the equipment you need to take up the fine craft of knitting. Need to know how? Our Salem Church and John M. Porter branches have monthly meetings for both beginning and experienced knitters.

A ball of yarn and a pair of knitting needles—that’s all the equipment you need to take up the fine craft of knitting. Need to know how? Our Salem Church and John M. Porter branches have monthly meetings for both beginning and experienced knitters.

Here are a few of the many books we own on knitting. These are not the most challenging patterns but will give good ideas for those just starting out.

Classy Knitting: A Guide to Creative Sweatering for Beginners by Ferne Geller Cone

How to Knit by Debbie Bliss

Knits from the Heart: Quick Projects for Generous Giving by Kristin Spurkland

Point, Click, Knit! [DVD]

Once you start, you’ll find the library has nifty knits for those who love Celtic motifs, designer looks, gifts for kids and even patterns to please Harry Potter fans and punk rockers.