LEISURE ARTS-Expand Your Knitting Skills. Take your basic knitting skills to the next level! Seventeen stylish patterns help you learn exciting and useful techniques such as creating cables, knitting in the round, making thumb gussets for mittens, picking up stitches, and knitting on the diagonal. Whether you choose a hat, scarf, mittens, purse, or hand warmers, you'll be pleasantly surprised at how fast you'll finish your project. Author: Kim Haesemeyer. Softcover, 48 pages. Published 2012. Imported.