201 Knitting Motifs, Blocks, Projects and ideas
Whether you are a knitting novice or knitting pro, you are sure to find something to inspire you in Nicki Trench’s book 201 Knitting Motifs, Blocks, Projects & Ideas. With step-by-step instructions for 150 knitting blocks, including how to knit motifs, letters and classic stitches, followed by 51 specially designed knitting projects, this book is perfect for practicing and developing your knitting skills.
For beginner knitters, Nicki starts with 28 basic stitches, as well as a chapter on basic knitting techniques, such as how to cast on and off and how to hold your needles. Once you’ve mastered the basics, you can move onto the more advanced stitches, such as Fair Isle or cable knits and try your hand at embroidery, beading and intarsia. Then put your new skills to the test and choose from a range of lovely patterns that show you how to use the blocks. With accessories, homeware and gift ideas, you're sure to impress your friends with your new skills!
Would you like to try a project? Have a go at 5 knitting block patterns for beginners on our blog.