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201 Knitting Motifs, Blocks, Projects and Ideas
     

201 Knitting Motifs, Blocks, Projects and Ideas

by Nicki Trench
 
In this directory, Nicki Trench presents 150 knitting blocks and motifs, plus 51 patterns. This superb resource starts with 30 basic stitches, including garter and stocking stitch, plus the wonderfully named Loobie Lou and Summer Sunshine, followed by chapters showing the beautifully intricate intarsia stitches, embroidery and lace stitches, plus stripes and colors,

Overview

In this directory, Nicki Trench presents 150 knitting blocks and motifs, plus 51 patterns. This superb resource starts with 30 basic stitches, including garter and stocking stitch, plus the wonderfully named Loobie Lou and Summer Sunshine, followed by chapters showing the beautifully intricate intarsia stitches, embroidery and lace stitches, plus stripes and colors, Fair Isle, ripple, beaded, cable, and rib stitches. A section on letters and numerals is invaluable for personalizing your knitting, and there is also a chapter featuring original motifs. The project section contains 51 delightful patterns, including blankets and throws, scarves and shawls, bags, hats and gloves, and the cutest knitted toys. If you need to refresh your knitting skills, the basic techniques chapter will show you how to cast on and off, how to achieve the correct tension and gauge, how to hold your needles, and which yarn to choose. Whether you are a novice knitter or have years of experience, you are sure to find blocks and patterns to inspire you.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781907030727
Publisher:
Ryland Peters & Small
Publication date:
02/14/2013
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
1,229,666
Product dimensions:
8.02(w) x 10.78(h) x 0.54(d)

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