I vote for Creative Knitting for a beginner, too. There is a wide variety of pattern types and instructional articles. I love Interweave Knits, though, too.
"Trust the pattern!"
Time flies like an arrow, but fruit flies like a banana.
Hop aboard while we follow the cloud-covered van of knitting harmony, man!! Woooo!! --Hedgehog
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