Knitter s Know How

Author: Cap Sease
Publisher: Martingale
ISBN: 1604687754
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Baffled by buttonholes? Perplexed by pockets? Stumped by seams? Cap Sease, knitting expert and author of the best-selling Cast On, Bind Off, will help you start--and finish--like a pro. Learn different ways to join balls of yarn or weave in ends, make buttonholes for the look you want, insert a zipper easily, discover ways to seam knitted pieces together, and much more. Find essential nuggets of knitting know-how that are rarely covered in your favorite patterns, here in one handy volume. Get the answers to all your finishing questions--before you even pick up your needles--in this essential reference Techniques are clearly demonstrated with close-up photos and easy-to-follow illustrations Ideal for all skill levels, from beginning to advanced knitters

Knitting Know How

Author: Dorothy T. Ratigan
Publisher: Krause Publications
ISBN: 1440218234
Format: PDF
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Everything you need to know to knit like a pro! Knitting Know-How isn't just another collection of knitting techniques—it's an indispensable resource for making every stitch better! From basic knit and purl stitches to cables, lace, color knitting and garment design, you'll learn the ins and outs of improving your knitting and choosing one technique over another for the results you want. If you have ever wondered which cast-ons are suitable for socks, why you should always (always!) knit a gauge swatch, or how to fix a mis-crossed cable, this book is for you! Discover hundreds of essential techniques, demonstrated with clear step-by-step photos and no-nonsense instructions. Learn how your choices in technique and knitting method can make all the difference in your finished pieces. Design your own garments—or adjust existing patterns—with clear examples and lessons that demystify the math. Put your knowledge to work with 8 project lessons, including double-knit mittens, stranded colorwork socks and an intricately cabled Aran sweater. Are you ready to become a master knitter? Gather your yarn and needles and open this book—your knitting will thank you!

Cast On Bind Off

Author: Cap Sease
Publisher: Martingale
ISBN: 1604684011
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The search for the perfect cast on and bind off is over! Now, in one extraordinary book, have at your fingertips more than 120 ways to cast on and more than 80 ways to bind off. This beautifully organized treasury is ideal for all skill levels. Find each technique presented with step-by-step written instructions, clear how-to illustrations, and a photo of the finished edge Learn the advantages and disadvantages of each method, including suggestions for when to use it Discover workhorse and specialty cast ons and bind offs for colorwork, cuffs, ruffles, fringe, lace buttonholes, and more

Lily Chin s Crochet Tips and Tricks

Author: Lily Chin
Publisher: Potter Craft
ISBN: 0307586952
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Toss Lily into your project bag and bring her stitching savvy, troubleshooting techniques, and no-frills know-how wherever your crocheting takes you! Every crocheter, from the newest beginner to the most versatile expert, needs an accessible technique guide. And who better to compile one than Lily Chin—the author of four hugely popular knitting and crocheting manuals, a veteran teacher, and one of the fastest crocheters in the world? Lily Chin's Crochet Tips & Tricks compiles more than 75 of her best techniques—some collected from her regularly sold-out classes, many more never seen before—into one comprehensive, pocket-size guide. This book is filled with simple solutions to every crocheter's pet peeves, as well as nonstandard approaches to some of the biggest crocheting bugaboos. At the end of it, you'll be left with one satisfying question: "Why didn't I think of that?!" From the Hardcover edition.

Knitting Outside the Box

Author: Bristol Ivy
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780993486661
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Knitting Outside the Box is part creative exercises, part insight into the design process. Bristol guides the reader (and knitter) through the techniques she herself uses as a designer to explore and push the endless possibilities of knitting. For any knitter who has mused on the question 'What if?', Bristol encourages an experimental approach, with her generous spirit and enthusiasm imbued in every exercise and explanation. Each stage of the book is complemented with a knitting pattern, which serves as an example of the methods explained in the book. Fifteen garments and accessories are paired with the most gorgeous of yarns. As with every Pom Pom publication, you'll recognise the attention to detail and excellence you know and love, the sumptuous, inspiring photography, and the quality paper. Their first hardback book, this is a tome that you can expect to grace a knitter's shelf as part of the reference cannon for inspiration and technique.

Loom Knitting Primer

Author: Isela Phelps
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312366612
Format: PDF, Docs
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"A beginner's guide to knitting on a loom, with over 30 fun projects"--Cover.

Colorwork Creations

Author: Susan Anderson-Freed
Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.
ISBN: 1440216584
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The gorgeous and cozy projects in Colorwork Creations simply beg to be knit. Choose from more than 30 hats, mittens and gloves that pair traditional Sanquhar knitting motifs with birds and beasts of the woodlands. Small enough for a quick-knitted gift, but precious enough to cherish forever, these pieces will, these pieces will delight and inspire for years to come. Colorwork Creations features: • Over 30 stunning patterns, ranging from ski hats, chullos and tams to flip-top mittens, knit in a wide variety of luscious yarns and colors. • Full-color charts showcasing traditional colorwork motifs and original designs inspired by creatures of the forest: nuthatches, butterflies, reindeer and more. • Detailed patterns, techniques and tips for stress-free knitting. An innovative "finger-to-cuff" construction method for mittens and gloves makes sizing and construction a breeze. • Options for mixing and matching motifs for truly unique and customized creations. Your adventure begins here: take a journey through colorwork with woodland-inspired knits.

Heirloom Knitting

Author: Sharon Miller
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781898852759
Format: PDF, Docs
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Heirlooms are a family's link from its past to the present and a legacy for the future. They are special things that have personal meaning. Knitting at its best can produce lovely articles that are used today and will readily become heirlooms.

Easy Lace Knits

Author: Anniken Allis
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0811767558
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Love the look of lace but think it’s too complicated for the average knitter? Think again! With this book, Anniken Allis throws wide the door to lace for all knitters. Utilizing simple, easy-to-learn lace patterns that fool the eye into thinking they are far more complex than they actually are, the patterns in this book are accessible to any knitter. Go ahead, give lace knitting a try! 20 gorgeous lace patterns any knitter can do Lace knitting tips and techniques Instructions on how to work all of the basic lace stitches Beautiful shawls, tops, scarves, mittens, and more How to read and use lace charts

Expand Your Knitting Skills

Author: Kim Haesemeyer
Publisher: Leisure Arts
ISBN: 1609003624
Format: PDF
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Provides instructions and patterns to create a variety of hats, scarves, mittens, hand warmers, and a purse.