- My first ever knitting book was in French, but 99% of my knitting library is in English. I do own one single knitting book in Italian (a book I recommend to everybody), Ai Ferri Corti, by Alice Twain.
- 90% of the worldwide resources about knitting is in English: if you don't speak English knitting you are cut out of the most interesting stuff around.
- English knitting vocabulary is so simple and straightforward that writing pattern become like coding: once you know the code (and its implications) you are set. And after knitting my way through 6 years of English patterns I know my code :)
[caption id="attachment_145" align="aligncenter" width="560"] Fibonacci Ronde[/caption] My first pattern, Fibonacci Ronde, is now available in Italian too! I have to thank for the translation of the pattern instruction my dear friend Alice Twain, who, in my opinion, is one of the most experienced and knowledgeable knitters alive. You are probably wondering why on earth, being Italian, I couldn't translate myself my own pattern. There is more than one answer: