Product Description From the world’s most-recognized knitting magazine, and a leader in the industry, comes the ultimate guide to learning how to knit for absolute beginners. Anyone can learn to knit—and who better to explain the essentials than the trusted authorities at Vogue Knitting? Here is the magazine’s definitive guide to learning all about yarn, needles, patterns, and, of course, those two basic stitches: knitting and purling. Follow along with beautiful step-by-step photographs that teach how to cast on, bind off, and knit up a collection of stitches ranging from basic stockinette to basket weave, bobbles, cables, and more. Links to video instruction are included for a complete how-to experience. Aspiring knitters can apply their new skills to more than 20 accessible, stylish patterns taken from the pages of Vogue Knitting. Ranging from staples like scarves and hats to impressive sweaters, the easy first projects include a detailed breakdown construction. About the Author Originally founded by Condé Nast in 1932, Vogue Knitting magazine, now published by Soho Publishing, is the most respected and recognizable fashion knitting magazine in the world. The Vogue Knitting brand encompasses the magazine, knitting resource and pattern books, Vogue Knitting LIVE!, a series of consumer shows that attract more than 15,000 knitters annually, destination trips and cruises, and much more.