Jil Eaton's Knitting School: The Complete Guide to Becoming a Confident Knitter
Title: Jil Eaton's Knitting School: The Complete Guide to Becoming a Confident Knitter
Author: Jil Eaton
CRAFTS KNIT EAT
Provides 19 skill-building lessons designed to help new and out-of-practice knitters master specific techniques from stripes and cables to lace and pleats, in a guide organized by ability level that is complemented by expert tips and troubleshooting advice.
When we’re knitting all is right with the world!
If you’re a novice knitter or returning after a knitting sabbatical, Jil Eaton’s Knitting School will have you knitting like a pro in just 19 lessons. Jil Eaton is a knitting dynamo and she puts her 18 years of teaching and design experience, plus the know-how her popular Knit Simple “Ask Jil” column is known for, into this fully illustrated knitting primer that covers it all—from buttonholes to socks, cables to Fair Isle.
Each of the lessons features one of Jil’s signature QuickKnits projects for men, women, and children. Projects include sweaters, shawls, mittens, hats, and kid knits selected especially to highlight Jil’s favorite tips and tricks for flawless knitting. These QuickKnits are designed for instant gratification, chic but simply made, with charming details providing that je ne sais quoi factor. Knitting every project will make even a true beginner feel like an expert.
Chock-full of photographs and step-by-step illustrations, along with advice on color, decorative trims, finishing, and knitting fixes, Jil Eaton’s Knitting School will encourage readers to build their skills and master the craft with aplomb.