If the children in your life are curious enough to want to learn how to knit, I feel this would be the perfect introductory book for them. In it Ms. Anderson provides useful information on teaching children how to knit for the very first time. She breaks down the information into an easy-to-understand format so children can learn how to read knitting directions that will help them complete neat new yarn projects. The author breaks down things like what to look for in buying yarn for a project, to what tools are needed to complete the projects. Ms. Anderson teaches the children to actually read real knitting patterns and she explains the stitches they will need to learn to work all the projects she offers. In this book you can make two different types of hats, a wrap bracelet, a cowl and a scarf.
Overall, I feel if your children are showing an interest in learning a craft such as knitting, Ms. Anderson provides the perfect book because she introduces them to the essential information they’ll need to know in order to complete the enclosed knitting projects. She presents everything in a simplified manner so children will understand what to do and they’ll be able to start knitting in a short time. I think this book is even a great idea for an adult who wants to learn how to knit and might find adult instructional books confusing. I highly recommend this book for anyone looking to learn how to knit!
Beloved knitting instructor Susan B. Anderson presents her first book targeted at a young audience. This accessible introduction to knitting in the round includes easy-to-follow illustrated tutorials on techniques from casting on and binding off to joining colors to make stripes, and 17 progressively challenging knitting projects—beginning with simple infinity scarves and hats and building to supersweet toys and decor. Step-by-step text and photographs that kids can read and follow on their own mean they will be knitting independently in no time! Also included is a chapter on stocking your toolbox and sourcing yarn; plus advice on starting a knitting group, connecting with local knitting communities, charity knitting, and more.