Elevate Your Knitting Confidence Even If You’re A Complete Beginner!
After months of work I’ve finally written my first book! It’s called Knitting Habits, and it’s a curated guide of my best knitting tips to enhance your skills.
It covers everything from skill development, organization, yarn and needle selection, to cost-saving, organized by topic and skill level. Whether you’re a complete beginner or have some experience, I’m sure you’ll find it useful.
Here’s A Sneak Peak Inside The Contents:
Part 1: Skillbuilding Tips
Discover the essential skills you need to maximize enjoyment.
Learn what myself and other experts WISH they knew when they started.
Find out about gauge swatches and how they can save your projects.
See my recommendations for finding community, off and online.
Know about all the little-talked about but essential knitting techniques.
Part 2: Stitching Tips
Never make the same easy to fix mistakes again.
Learn what the best method for casting on is.
Discover quick fixes for common stitch patterns.
Reduce stress by seeing what seems like a big mistake but doesn’t have to be.
Part 3: Organization Tips
Learn which tools will make your knitting life much easier.
Get an easy hack for knitting on the go.
Discover simple strategies for keeping everything in order.
Part 4: Yarn Tips
Find out how to choose yarn without feeling overwhelmed.
Learn how to build, organize (and downsize) a stash of your own.
Never have a disaster by learning to care for your knitted items.
Part 5: Knitting Needle Tips
Discover which needle materials, sizes, tip types and style suit each project and skill level best.
Get easy to follow guidelines on how to properly care for them.
Part 6: Budget Tips
Learn which skills will save you money and bring you more satisfaction.
Find out which tools you can replace with cheaper alternatives, or items you might already have.
Discover the best places to get free and affordable resources and tools for your knitting journey.
Here’s What Some Lovely People Had To Say
“Jodie’s book is a great resource for knitters of all skill levels and experience, filled with lots of great tips, tricks and tools to add to your knitting toolbox!”
– Nancy Lobban, Designer, Teacher & Lifelong Knitter @ Ciobair
“The format is laid out nicely. It’s easy to read and understand, and follow along. I’m impressed and loved reading every minute of it!”
– Gail Halling
“Jodie shares in the book all her experience in a practical and easy way, giving the reader many suggestions about how to complete a project and reducing the frustration that sometimes arise while practicing. As she says in the book: ‘Be kind to yourself and know that making mistakes is a part of learning. No one is perfect!’ Try to learn something new and have fun!”
– Cinzia Matricciani, Author & Blogger @ Il Sorriso del Bradipo
“It’s clear and has some really good tips and advice that would be perfect for anyone starting out. I may need to get ‘do not work on your main yarn project when angry’ printed on my craft room wall!”
– Kelly Bloomfield
“Lots of helpful hints herein for a newbie knitter. Never lose one’s mojo with this little guide alongside!”
– June Pither
“It’s an easy read with the basics explained very clearly. These are helpful tips for beginners.”
– Molly DeWalt
“It’s a very interesting premise. The content is very crisp and clear I did enjoy how large the text is, it made it very easy for me to read. I really enjoyed the small glimpses into your own personal knitting experience in between the practical advice, it broke everything up and made it more personal and personable.”
– Christine Zeitler
“The information is comprehensive for a beginner or newbie knitter.”
– Tina Irving
“Just read the book. It was spot on. Very easy to follow and visualize.”
– Aida Chimelis