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Design Your Own Knits in 5 Easy Steps
     

Design Your Own Knits in 5 Easy Steps

by Debbie Abrahams
 

Can't find the right knitting pattern? Want to produce your own designs but aren't sure how? Now it's not just possible to make original patterns, it's actually easy! All it takes are five simple steps, each laid out in this colorful resource-along with 48 pages of special knitter's graph paper to work on. First, see how to find inspiration for your work, decide on

Overview

Can't find the right knitting pattern? Want to produce your own designs but aren't sure how? Now it's not just possible to make original patterns, it's actually easy! All it takes are five simple steps, each laid out in this colorful resource-along with 48 pages of special knitter's graph paper to work on. First, see how to find inspiration for your work, decide on the stitches, and select the yarn. Second, learn how to put those ideas onto paper like a pro. Step three involves knitting a swatch to get a quick sense of how it will look and if your gauge is right. Then you're ready to map out the entire design. And finally-start knitting! The results are sure to be fabulous.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780600616382
Publisher:
Octopus Books
Publication date:
09/01/2003
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.15(h) x 0.50(d)

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Meet the Author

Debbie Abrahams graduated from Nottingham Trent University, UK, with a degree in Knitwear Design. After working as a buyer for a major retailer she joined Rowan Yarns, progressing to become their Design Consultant Manager. Debbie has worked as a freelance knitting designer since 2005, and this is her fifth book. Location: Nottingham, England

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