I am a self-taught knitter, and I must say, that when I am in a bind, I can always find help from this book. I also like that it has both knitting and crocheting. Read morePublished on Sept. 17 2003 by "mahanks"
I tried to teach myself to knit using only this book- don't try it, it doesn't work. I ended up buying some cheap, simple books with big pictures to show me how to follow the... Read morePublished on July 1 2003 by NewKnitter
I love this book and refer to it often. I used it exclusively to learn how to crochet. People can't believe that I learned from a book, as this is usually a skill passed on from... Read morePublished on April 28 2003 by terrinow
Way too little information for such thick book!
(but good info on sewing knitted piece though.. even though it's only on 2-3 pages of the book.)
I bought this book early in my knitting career and find it to be occasionally helpful. It's good with some knitting basics, but the two patterns I tried really weren't that cool. Read morePublished on Feb. 28 2003
The title of this books gives no false pretenses about its contents. It is exactly that~ a complete idiot's guide to knitting and crocheting. Read morePublished on Feb. 20 2003 by Amazon Customer
This was a good book, but it fell short on a couple of things. In my experience someone who is learning to knit needs good illustrations and photos. Read morePublished on Sept. 5 2002 by Nackadoo
I got this book hoping that I could teach myself how to knit. However, the illustrations did not provide enough consistent information for this visual learner, and I found myself... Read morePublished on March 20 2002
I am thoroughly enjoying this book. I have other books that I've been using to learn to knit but this one, I feel is the best. Read morePublished on Jan. 20 2002