366 different knit stitches at your fingertips: oh, the possibilities! (+ giveaway)

What’s the secret to feeling more freedom, building more skills, and having more fun with your knitting?

Get a really BIG book chock-full of different knit stitches—your creativity will be limitless!

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Whether you’re a knitting pro or a total newbie, The Big Book of Knit Stitches is a companion you can count on. From learning new stitches to giving a pattern your own special swagger—or even designing a pattern from scratch—this 192-page volume is packed with possibilities.

Table of Contents
Table of Contents from
The Big Book of Knit Stitches

From simple knit-and-purl textures to cables, lace, bobbles, and knots, you’ll never tire of experimenting with hundreds of stitch options you can use to make scarves, hats, sweaters, afghans, and more. In short, it’s an idea goldmine.

A full-color photo and complete how-to instructions are included for every stitch in the book. Stitches are conveniently organized by type to make it easy to find the kind of stitch you want. Each stitch pattern also includes instructions for a stitch repeat, so it’s simple to customize a stitch to whatever you’re working on.

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From the "Knit & Purl Textures" chapter

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From the "Cables, Crosses & Twists" chapter

What you won’t find in The Big Book of Knit Stitches is any reference to gauge. And that’s where your knitting freedom can take flight—you can use any kind of yarn and any size needle to create a stitch—just knit up a quick swatch to see how it looks in your favorite yarn/needle combo.

Know someone who loves knitting? The Big Book of Knit Stitches makes a perfect holiday gift too. Add a skein of yarn and some shiny new needles and you’ve got a gift that says, “I love you—and I love that you knit!”

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The-Big-Book-of-Knit-StitchesWhich stitches in The Big Book of Knit Stitches would you try first?

a) Knits and purls—I’m new to knitting.
b) Lace and openwork—for the romantic in me.
c) Cables and twists—I’m ready to up my game.
d) Bobbles, knots, slip stitches, and more—let’s see what my needles can really do!

Share your answer in the comments and you could win a copy of The Big Book of Knit Stitches in instantly downloadable eBook form! We’ll choose one random winner a week from today and let you know by email if you win. Good luck!

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Thanks to all who entered the drawing. The winner is Virginia, who says:

“Definitely cables and twists.  I like to call myself a knit novice and I am drawn to cables.  They look so beautiful and there are so many different ways to combine them in a pattern.  Thank you so much for the giveaway.”

We’ll email you about your prize, Virginia—congratulations!

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