First Experiences for Artisan 70D Knitters - This is a collection in digest form of a variety of knitting techniques, information and projects, including a sweater, for Artisan 70D knitting machines. Learn to turn a sock heel, or do two color knitting using your intarsia carriage. Projects include a feather and fan pattern shawl, a self-fringed knit-weave scarf, horizontal button holes, using the ribber bed to bind-off your knitting, and a detailed sock pattern. There are lots more projects you can do while learning how to operate this great machine. Also included are some articles about special techniques such as auto wrapped showrt rowing, lace ribbing, and how-to about slip stitch. These articles were contributed by a number of expert knitters who have been knitting for quite a number of years who were willing to share their expertise to make your first experiences successful. This book is suitable for any knitting machine with a ribber, but is written for the 70D.