Look what I found in the clearance section of the local outlet bookstore today!!! Can you believe I only paid $3 for this? Awesome.
And, since I don't know how to knit yet, the instructions are thorough yet non-threatening:
Plus, the book includes just about every stitch technique you can imagine. I was really surprised to see the double-point needle instructions, and that tutorial was the deciding factor for me. The ONLY reason I want to learn to knit is so that I can make thousands of cute and funky socks for myself!!
There are some pretty sweet patterns in here too:
And, what will inevitably be my new favorite little bag:
I love finding a bargain like this. My mother-in-law is supposed to teach me to knit sometime this summer, and now I have a guide to help me when she isn't around. Yay for thrifty shopping!!