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Learn To Knit With Laura Jean

By Laura Jean (Host)

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Here is a DVD for any beginner. Laura-Jean demonstrates every basic stitch so it is easy to follow along. She visits a yarn shop and talks about the supplies you need to take up knitting, and explains how to make simple projects without a pattern.
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Teach Yourself Visually Knitting

By Sharon Turner

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Here is the perfect instruction book for crafters who learn faster by seeing and doing than by the written word. Clear photos guide you through the basics and on to fancier stitches, too.
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Twelve Months Of Knitting: 36 Projects To Knit Your Way Through the Year

By Joanne Yordanou

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Each month of the year offers three projects--one for beginners, one for intermediates and the third for experts--all in a range of sizes.
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Oneskein: 30 Quick Projects To Knit and Crochet

By Leigh Radford

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Quick and fun projects that knit up quickly using just one skein of yarn.
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One Skein Wonders: 101 Yarn Shop Favorites

By Judith Durant and Gwen Steege

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Great color photos of projects that really require only one ball of yarn. Here are directions for everything from socks to hats, grouped by yarn type.
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Odd Ball Knitting: Creative Uses For Leftover Yarn

By Barbara Albright

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Every serious knitter has a stash of leftover yarn. The original patterns here will inspire you to look at your odds and ends as potential for something wonderful.
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Exquisite Little Knits: Hand Knitting With Luxurious Specialty Yarns

By Laurie Kimmelstiel and Iris Scheier

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Those wonderful novelty yarns available everywhere are put to good use in quick, contemporary projects.
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Complete Idiot's Guide To Knitting Projects Illustrated

By Barbara Morgenroth

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Here are easy to understand patterns for knitting projects written in plain English, with no abbreviations. Just what the beginner needs!
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Beautiful Knitting: Techniques and Patterns For Creating Elegant Designs

By Luce Smits

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Wonderful color photos illustrate directions for each of the different techniques explained. Move beyond basic beginner skills with well explained instructions.
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25 Gorgeous Sweaters For the Brand New Knitter

By Catherine Ham

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Just what the beginning knitter needs! For those not very experienced, but eager to try a "real" sweater pattern.
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