"100 Essential Knitting Stitches is a handy directory of 100 need-to-know knitting stitches to refresh or expand on reader’s needlework skills. Whether you are new to knitting, want to widen your repertoire or just need a comprehensive reference guide to look things up, you’ll find everything you need to improve your skills and feel confident tackling a wide range of projects. Organised into five main sections, the 100 stitches lend themselves to a variety of different uses. Simple stitches provide the foundation of knitted fabrics, unusual textures and lacy patterns add interest to your work, colourwork designs brighten up any knit while delicate edges and trims finish things off nicely. Each stitch is rated for difficulty and is laid out with a decorative stitched sample and clear instructions. There are also sections that cover other essential knowledge on tools and materials and getting started. Main sections include: Simple stitches, Textured stitches, Colourwork stitches, Lacy stitches, Finishing touches." (GMC Books).