"Expect regular stitchers to embrace Klpper's compendium of 250-plus choices."--BooklistWith the more than 250 old and new knitting patterns displayed in 300 colorful photos, knitters can make their creative fashion dreams come true. Of course, the collection includes a selection of remarkably simple, yet stunningly beautiful, knit and purl stitches. But there's much more: Brioche stitch patterns that result in a voluminous and very soft knit; Cable patterns for decorating rustic sweaters and jackets; Openwork and See-Through variations; traditional multi-colored and single knit Jacquard or Norwegian style; Aran and British fisherman patterns; and Rib, Lace, and Patchwork designs. Each one comes with easy to follow knitting charts, patterns, and descriptions for effortless success, and advice on needles and combining stitches.