This special 164 page issue of the Encyclopedia of Knitting take you step-by-step through all the essential knitting techniques you will need, from the basics and all the way through to special stitches, and then put your new-found skills to use with a wide range of projects.
If you’re a complete beginner, try starting with simple accessories such as the Casablanca cowl. Once your confidence has started to grow and your skills start to develop, push these beginner techniques by knitting the Relax & Slouch sweater.
Once you’re feeling a little more confident in your craft, we have step-by-step guides on a variety of techniques, from understanding lace to cables, to add a touch of creativity to your knits.
But if you are more of an advanced knitter, we still have plenty to keep you busy! Our special stitches section is here to enhance your knitting even further. You could also have a go at some of the more advanced patterns in each section, such as the Narcisse Beaded shawl and the Peach Lantana cowl.