The knitters handbook "Stitch`n Bitch" Stitch by Stitch instructions with 40 patterns. How to start your own knitting group, and everything you need to know to get your knit on Author: Debbie Stoller published in 2003 Publisher: Workman Publishings New York
This is a pre-loved book, but its as good as new.
What it says on the back: "Its the essential guide for chicks with sticks - from the tools of the trade to the knitty-gritty of techniques and patterns, all with easy-to-follow step-by-step illustrated techniques. Stockinette stitch, rib stitch, seed stitch. Increasing and decreasing. All the bells and whistles: fringes, tassels, cables, intarsia, crab stitch and Fair Isle. Plus the stitch doctors ownspecial bag of tricks and how to hook up with other knitters. After the how-to comes the why-to: forty hip, stylish patterns, as good for beginners as they are for purly pros.