Debbie Bliss is one of the foremost designers of hand knits. She is the author of numerous books, including Classic Knits for Kids, Debbie Bliss Home, Essential Baby, Essential Knits for Kids, and Simply Baby, as well as the producer of the recently released Debbie Bliss Knitting Magazine.
"Covers all the major areas of knitting, starting with a beginner's workshop and progressing through simple stitch patterns, aran knitting, color work (Fair Isle and intarsia), lace, entrelac, decorative details, knitwear design, and finishing. Each workshop includes step-by-step instructions, a stitch library, and several projects. Full-color illustrations abound."--Library Journal
"Always wanted to knit that giant novelty sock but never knew how? Debbie Bliss's 'definitive' knitting manual will teach you."--Time Out New York "A project-bag-sized primer full of stitchy advice from an industry veteran. Eleven chapters, each one brimming with plenty of info on how to do everything from choosing the right buttons to distinguishing Aran yarn from chunky."--knitsimple