MACMILLAN PUBLISHERS-St. Martin's Books: The Handknitter's Yarn Guide. This book collects all the facts, figures, and details that knitters need to know about yarns and gives visual comparisons of the different effects they create when knitted up. This essential guide for every knitter at any level includes a comprehensive encyclopedia of the most commonly available yarns, complete with full-color photographs of swatches and vital information on how to best work with them. This useful handbook takes the guess work out of choosing yarns offering both beginners and professionals all the information needed in an easy-to-use accessible format. Author: Nikki Gabriel. Softcover, 176 pages. Published 2012. Imported.