A new edition of one of the top knitting primers on the market Teach Yourself VISUALLY Knitting has been one of the top knitting primers on the market since its publication five years ago. Now, updated with brand-new patterns, even more helpful photos, and expanded coverage of knitting techniques, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Knitting, 2nd Edition, is the go-to knitting book for crafters who learn faster by seeing and doing than by wading through tedious instruction books. You'll get visual guidance on the basic knit and purl stitches and advance to bobbles, cables, lace, and fancy color work. Photo by photo and stitch by stitch, you'll learn how to knit socks, hats, mittens, sweaters, and more. Concise two-page lessons show you all the steps to a skill and are ideal for quick review Detailed color photos demonstrate each step, and helpful tips provide additional guidance Other titles by Turner: Knitting VISUAL Quick Tips and Teach Yourself VISUALLY Knitting Design Packed with step-by-step instructions and fun, innovative patterns, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Knitting, 2nd Edition, will have you creating masterpieces in no time!
Do you learn faster by seeing and doing than by wading through tedious instructions? Then get yourself some yarn and needles and get knitting! Teach Yourself VISUALLYKnitting shows you the basics–photo by photo and stitch by stitch. You begin with the essential knit and purl stitches and advance to bobbles, cables, lace, and fancy color work. With fun, innovative patterns from top knitting designer Sharon Turner, you'll be creating masterpieces in no time! Concise two-page lessons show you all the steps to a skill and are ideal for quick review * Each skill or techniqueis defined and described * Detailed color photos demonstrate each step * Step-by-step instructions accompany each photo * Helpful tips provide additional guidance
There are lots of stylish knitting patterns out there, but sometimes you want to do your own thing. Maybe you've found a yarn that would make a beautiful hat, and all you need are basic directions for shaping. Or maybe you've had your eye on a cute sweater in a store window and know that you can make a better version yourself—if you could only figure out the measurements. This handy guide demystifies all that knitting math and shows you how to knit custom-fitted, one-of-a-kind fashions that express your style. Master patterns for hats, sweaters, scarves, shawls, bags, mittens, vests, and socks lay out the basic construction for each item in a range of sizes; you choose the yarn and decide which modifications and customizations you want to make. Precise master patterns show you all the steps involved in constructing handknits Master patterns give instructions for multiple sizes and gauges A number of shaping, edgings, and stitch patterns accompany each master pattern Helpful tips provide additional guidance Tables take the work out of knitting math Step-by-step instructions accompany each photo Color photos, illustrations, and diagrams demonstrate important concepts
See your way to Excel spreadsheet stardom with this visual guide If you're always hearing about the cool things Excel can do, here's your chance to see how to do them!Teach Yourself Visually Excel offers you a straightforward visual approach to working with the newest version of the world's leading spreadsheet program. Packed with visually rich tutorials and step-by-step instructions that will help you take your Excel skills to new heights, this friendly and approachable guide will have you creating, editing, and manipulating Excel spreadsheets in no time! Excel can seem daunting, but with Teach Yourself Visually Excel, you'll quickly and painlessly learn how to perform dozens of tasks, including creating spreadsheets and charts, filtering and sorting data, working with PivotTables, and so much more. Covering the latest additions and changes to the newest version of Excel, a series of easy-to-follow, full-color tutorials helps you to excel at working with Excel! Tutorials and step-by-step screenshots make lessons easy to follow and understand Helps you grasp the basic functions of Excel—and beyond Walks you through Excel s new features Clearly demonstrates how to organize, present, analyze, and chart data with Excel Whether you've never used Excel or just need to brush up on its new features, Teach Yourself Visually Excel will be the dog-eared resource you'll turn to again and again.
The uncomplicated PowerPoint guide designed specifically for visual learners Are you a visual learner who wants to spend more time working on your presentations than trying to figure out how to create them? Teach Yourself Visually PowerPoint offers you an effortless approach to creating winning presentations with the latest version of PowerPoint. This accessible resource features visually rich tutorials and step-by-step instructions that will help you understand all of PowerPoint's capabilities—from the most basic to the most advanced. With Teach Yourself Visually PowerPoint, you'll learn how to create slides, dress them up using templates and graphics, add sound and animation, present in a business or Internet setting, and so much more. Covering the latest additions and changes in the new version of PowerPoint, a series of easy-to-follow, full-color tutorials helps you to quickly get up and running using PowerPoint like a pro! Highly visual tutorials and step-by-step screenshots make lessons easy to follow and understand Helps you learn the basic functions of PowerPoint—and beyond Walks you through PowerPoint's latest features Demonstrates how to create memorable and captivating presentations using PowerPoint Do you prefer instructions that show you how to do something—and skip the long-winded explanations? If so, Teach Yourself Visually PowerPoint is for you.
Socks are portable, fun to knit, and quick to complete—and they make great gifts. This step-by-step guide walks you through all the techniques used to knit beautiful socks—from buying yarn to working on double-pointed needles, from turning a heel to grafting a toe. It covers knitting socks top-down, toe-up, and flat, explains how to create various heels and toes, and gives you a dozen original patterns for everything from baby booties to knee socks. Whether you're new to knitting or just new to socks, you'll learn the skills needed for a lifetime of creative sock knitting.
Expert visual guidance to getting the most out of your Fire tablet Teach Yourself VISUALLY Fire Tablets is the comprehensive guide to getting the most out of your new Fire tablet. Learn to find and read new bestsellers through the Kindle app, browse the app store to find top games, surf the web, send e-mail, shop online, and much more! With expert guidance laid out in a highly visual style, this book is perfect for those new to the Fire tablet, providing all the information you need to get the most out of your device. Abundant screenshots of the Fire tablet graphically rich, touch-based Android interface provide easy-to-follow guidance. The Fire tablet's high capability and low price have made it a bestselling Android tablet. Beyond making Amazon transactions a seamless process, the device provides all the services tablet users have come to expect. This Teach Yourself VISUALLY guide explores the many features and content options available on the Fire tablet, allowing you to take full advantage of all the device has to offer. Find out how to use your Fire tablet to download books, music, and video content Access apps and send e-mails with the tablet that does it all Sync your Fire tablet with other devices and services Learn to use the easy, intuitive multi-touch display The Fire tablet has become one of the most popular entertainment and media devices on the market. Teach Yourself VISUALLY Fire Tablets is the comprehensive guide that shows you what the Fire tablet can do for you.
350 stitch patterns you'll use again and again Knitting Stitches VISUAL Encyclopedia gives you quick visual access to a comprehensive collection of stitch combinations that enable you to create your own designs or modify existing patterns with ease. Each stitch is accompanied by a full-color photo and diagram to make learning even easier, while sidebars guide you through tricky parts of various stitch patterns. knit and purl patterns • ribs • bobbles and textured stitches • slipstitch patterns • twist-stitch patterns • cables • drop-stitch, eyelet, and lace patterns • borders and edgings • color knitting patterns
The visual way to unlock the power of your MacBook If you're a visual learner who's eager to get up and running on all the MacBook has to offer, this fully illustrated and easy-to-follow guide is for you. Covering all the essential information you need to make the most of your MacBook, this new edition of Teach Yourself Visually MacBook provides you with the most up-to-date information on performing everyday tasks—quickly and easily. From basics such as powering on or shutting down your laptop to more advanced functions like running Windows applications, it provides the help and support you need to confidently use your MacBook to its full potential. Providing the benefits of a lightweight, incredibly fast mobile computer with a state-of-the-art operating system, lower security risk, and ease of use, it's no wonder more and more people turn to MacBooks. If you're the proud owner of one of these magnificent laptops, Teach Yourself Visually MacBook is here to help you take a bite out of all it has to offer. From working with apps and configuring dashboard widgets to integrating iOS devices, this visual guide empowers you to get the most out of your MacBook's incredible capabilities. Covers new hardware updates and the latest version of OS X Walks you through working on the Mac desktop with Mission Control and Launchpad Explains how to download applications from the Mac App Store Offers guidance on troubleshooting, working with iCloud, FaceTime, and more From the very first page, you'll discover why Teach Yourself Visually MacBook is the fast and easy way to learn.
Do you learn faster by seeing and doing than by wading through tedious instructions? Then pick up a guitar and start strumming! Teach Yourself VISUALLY Guitar shows you the basics—photo by photo and note by note. You begin with basic chords and techniques and progress through suspensions, bass runs, hammer-ons, and barre chords. As you learn to read chord charts, tablature, and lead sheets, you can play any number of songs, from rock to folk to country. The chord chart and scale appendices are ready references for use long after you master the basics. Concise two-page lessons show you all the steps to a skill and are ideal for quick review Each skill, chord, or technique is clearly described Detailed color photos demonstrate proper fingering and technique Concise and understandable instructions accompany each photo Helpful tips provide additional guidance
Your visual guide to unlocking the full potential of the Samsung Galaxy Teach Yourself VISUALLY Samsung Galaxy is your step-by-step, visual guide to everything your new phone has to offer. With expert guidance from veteran technology author Guy Hart-Davis, it offers clear, concise instructions and pages of full-color screenshots that make it easy to learn how to fully utilize the Galaxy's latest features and capabilities from initial set-up to staying in touch, organizing your life, playing games, watching media, and more! Configure and get your phone set up just the way you want it Text, e-mail, use social networking, and take pictures easily Get access to the Internet, maps, and navigation in a snap Download apps and sync your Galaxy S6 with other devices Your new Samsung Galaxy can streamline your life and keep you organized – all with the touch of a finger. Make the most of the experience with Teach Yourself VISUALLY Samsung Galaxy!
Everything beginners need to know to start playing guitar Do you learn faster by seeing and doing than by wading through tedious instructions? Then pick up a guitar and start strumming! Teach Yourself VISUALLY Guitar shows you the basics—step by step and note by note. You begin with basic chords and techniques and progress through suspensions, bass runs, hammer-ons, and barre chords. As you learn to read tablature and lead sheets, you can play any number of songs and styles of music, from rock to folk to country. The chord chart and scale appendices are ready references for use long after you master the basics. Plus, this new edition includes an audio CD so you can hear what each note, chord, and technique should sound like, along with a new chapter on reading music. This new edition includes substantial improvements to get readers playing the guitar faster A photo-intensive, step-by-step approach to playing acoustic and electric guitar The bonus CD includes more than 100 audio tracks Whether you've never picked up a guitar or want to brush up on the basics, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Guitar will get you strumming in no time.