1000 Great Knitting Motifs


An essential illustrated survey of charted design motifs, both traditional and modern, for all knitters.

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An essential illustrated survey of charted design motifs, both traditional and modern, for all knitters.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781843405368
  • Publisher: Collins & Brown
  • Publication date: 7/28/2011

Meet the Author

Luise Roberts is the coauthor of First Knits, Decorative Knitting, and Complete Crochet.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 8
How to use this book 10
Choosing and looking at motifs 12
Positioning of motifs and edgings 14
Traditional knitting motifs 17
Fair Isle 18
Scandinavia 90
Lapland 146
Western Europe 152
Eastern Europe 160
Around the Mediterranean Sea 166
Asia 182
South America 194
Traditional pictorial motifs 219
Native America 220
Homestead America 224
Aztec and Inca 228
Celts 232
Middle East and Arab 236
Africa 240
India and Tibet 244
Modern pictorial motifs 249
Alphabet 250
Zodiac 252
The world around us 253
Animals, birds and insects 260
Floral 268
Toys and the nursery 272
Techniques 278
Acknowledgments 288
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