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Authors: Leslie Ann Bestor

Cast On, Bind Off

 

Cast On Bind Off

54 Step-by-Step Methods

LESLIE ANN BESTOR
PHOTOGRAPHY BY JOHN POLAK

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Edited by Gwen Steege and Pam Thompson
Art direction and book design by Mary Winkelman Velgos
Text production by Jennifer Jepson Smith

Photography by © John Polak
Illustrations by © Jamie Hogan

Indexed by Nancy D. Wood

© 2012 by Leslie Ann Bestor

Special thanks to WEBS, America's Yarn Store, for their generous donation of the Valley
Yarns Valley Superwash merino used for all the swatches

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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CATALOGING-IN-PUBLICATION DATA

Bestor, Leslie Ann.

Cast on, bind off / by Leslie Ann Bestor.

      pages cm
Includes index.
ISBN 978-1-60342-724-1 (paper w/partially concealed wire-o : alk. paper)
1. Knitting—Technique. I. Title.

TT820.B598 2012
746.432—dc23

2012002769

This book is for the most wonderful creation
I have ever cast on, my daughter, Cady,
and for my father, Charles,
for being a shining example of dedication
to the creative muse.

Contents

Introduction: Beginnings and Endings

Quick Start Guide

Part One Cast Ons

Basic

Stretchy

Decorative

Circular

Double-Sided

Multicolor

Provisional

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