An excellent resource book for all (basic) knitting and crochet stitches and projects. Easy to follow format with clear instructions and pictures. Shows left-handed techniques as well.
This is the way I finally learned to knit. I repeatedly use it as a reference whenever I have a question.
You're no idiot, of course. You can sew a button, tie a knot, and even thread a needle in under 30 seconds. But when it comes to knitting and crocheting, you feel as prickly as a pincushion. Don't unravel just yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Knitting and Crocheting shows you how to create beautiful crafts worthy of becoming heirlooms.