This book has 712 pages with 8 sections and 33 chapters covering every knitting technique and method you could possibly need. Each topic is in depth and demonstrates with words and illustrations
The author states in How to use this book: "It does not simply provide instructions on How to do a technique, with expectation that you would learn in rote fashion, but instead it provides the knowledge you need to truly master the craft. " She further covers "how it can be expected to behave in the fabric and how it compares to other similar techniques."
This can do for my knitting what the "Joy of Cooking" did for my cooking - provide the confidence that I can do anything.
No doorstop here. My copy will dog eared, post-it noted, marked up and loved.