Knit Tricks: 25 Stylish Projects from Simple Rectangles (PagePerfect NOOK Book) [NOOK Book]

Overview

You've Never Knitted Rectangles Like These Before! Easy techniques turn knitted rectangles into 25 elegant garments and accessories. Shape garments and create beautiful details without increasing or decreasing stitches! Patterns work for plus sizes.Use Rebecca's inventive methods to transform the simplest knitted shape into elegant ponchos, shrugs, vests, tops, scarves, gloves, and bags. Many of the projects in the book are worked in surprising ways you've never tried before: top down, sideways, sleeve first, and...
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Knit Tricks: 25 Stylish Projects from Simple Rectangles (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

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Overview

You've Never Knitted Rectangles Like These Before! Easy techniques turn knitted rectangles into 25 elegant garments and accessories. Shape garments and create beautiful details without increasing or decreasing stitches! Patterns work for plus sizes.Use Rebecca's inventive methods to transform the simplest knitted shape into elegant ponchos, shrugs, vests, tops, scarves, gloves, and bags. Many of the projects in the book are worked in surprising ways you've never tried before: top down, sideways, sleeve first, and even border first. And you do it all without increasing or decreasing your stitches! Simple beading, ribbons, and easy embellishments add the perfect finishing touches.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781571209696
  • Publisher: C & T Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/5/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 96
  • File size: 10 MB

Meet the Author

Rebecca Wat is an origami expert and a quilt designer. Her idea to apply origami techniques to quilting has resulted in the birth of a new kind of three-dimensional quilt. She has appeared on HGTV to demonstrate her techniques. Her work has been featured by various domestic and foreign quilting magazines, as well as in international quilt shows and museums. She currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area and is committed to sharing her quilting experience and ideas through writing and teaching.
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Table of Contents


Introduction     7
Getting Started     8
Ponchos     9
Cardigan Poncho     11
Oriental Poncho     14
Ruffled Poncho     16
Cable Border Poncho     18
Shrugs     21
Denim Jacket Shrug     23
Ruffled Shrug     26
Scarf Shrug     28
Tops     31
Empress Waist Top     33
Embedded Necklace Top     36
Cable Collar Top     38
Bow-in-Collar Top     40
Turn-out-Collar Top     42
Tie Shoulder Top     44
Big Cross Top     46
Vests     49
Big Border Vest     51
Convertible Vest/Bag     54
Scarves     59
Drawstring Balls Scarf     61
Fancy Border Scarf     63
Ruffled Neck Scarf     64
Gloves     67
Fur Cuff Gloves     68
Long Gloves     70
Picot Edge Gloves     72
Bags     73
Cable Pattern Bag     75
Check Pattern Bag     78
Drawstring bag     80
Knitting basics     82
Slipknot     83
Long-Tail Cast On     83
Loop Cast On     84
Binding Off     85
Knit Stitch     85
Purl Stitch     86
Yarn Over Increase     86
Decreasing     87
Drop Stitch     87
Buttonholes     88
Chain Stitch     88
Single Crochet     89
Crab Stitch     89
I-Cord     90
Blocking     90
Cables     91
Horizontal Invisible Seam     92
Abbreviations     93
Resources     95
About the Author     95
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