Plaid is my favorite pattern (I even consider it my favorite color when asked) so when I saw this gingham pattern from The Complete Photo Guide to Knitting I was just tickled! And with so many of you snowed in I thought a new knit pattern might just be in order!
Click on the image from The Complete Photo Guide to Knitting to enlarge and read how to knit plaid gingham.
This great plaid knitting pattern is from the comprehensive new book:
*All You Need to Know to Knit *The Essential Reference for Novice and Expert Knitters *Packed with Hundreds of Crafty Tips and Ideas *Step-by-Step Instructions and Photos for 200 Stitch Patterns
This volume is a comprehensive how-to book about all aspects of knitting. This book is a reference for all knitting techniques, beginning with the basics of how to knit. A large section of the book is devoted to showing different stitch patterns, arranged in style categories for easy reference. Special knitting topics will be explored in depth: cables, intarsia, entrelac, Fair Isle knitting, and lace knitting. A section will discuss yarns: fibers, how they are spun, gauge, and how to choose.
Margaret Hubert designs for yarn companies and book and magazine publishers including Crochet, Interweave Press, Quick and Easy Crochet, Crochet Fantasy, and Belle Armoire. She teaches at yarn shops, retreats, and national gatherings and rarely misses a national conference in the needle arts field. Among her specialties, she is a master at free-form crochet and knitting. She is the author of 11 other books including five books in Creative Publishing international’s Hooked series, Knits for Men, Plus Size Crochet, Knit or Crochet–Have It Your Way, and The Complete Photo Guide to Crochet.