Updated with color how-to photos and the latest techniques, this book holds all the knitting know-how it takes to make truly thoughtful gifts and rewarding home accents. You'll soon be casting on, knitting, and purling like a pro. After that, it's a snap to learn the basic fabrics that make up the 13 classic patterns provided. We've covered the bases on tools, techniques, and terminology. Projects: Dishcloths; Scarf; Basic Hat and Mittens (for adults and children); Socks (using circular needles); Booties; Scallop Baby Afghan; Cable Afghan; Pillow; Pullover; Dog Sweater; and Felted Purse.