The Essential Stitch Collection: Creative Guide to the 300 Stitches Every Knitter Really Needs to Know
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The Essential Stitch Collection: Creative Guide to the 300 Stitches Every Knitter Really Needs to Know

by Lesley Stanfield, Melody Griffiths
     
 

Calling all knitters! Give up store patterns altogether with this all- inclusive, go-to guide to stitches. Written by knitting experts, this invaluable resource includes both classic and new beautifully photographed stitches. With an "Essential Techniques" chapter that contains row-by-row explanations for simple design, you'll also find advanced techniques and

Overview

Calling all knitters! Give up store patterns altogether with this all- inclusive, go-to guide to stitches. Written by knitting experts, this invaluable resource includes both classic and new beautifully photographed stitches. With an "Essential Techniques" chapter that contains row-by-row explanations for simple design, you'll also find advanced techniques and stitches, including rarities such as entrelac, double-sided fabric, and mosaic effects. Stitches are organized into:

  • Knit And Purl Textures
  • Ribs
  • Twist Stitches
  • Cables
  • Lace
  • Bobbles and Bells
  • Color and Intarsia Designs
  • Unusual Techniques
As an added bonus, this book also contains a knitwear design directory where you will find suggestions for incorporating your favorite stitches into your own pieces.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781606520437
Publisher:
Reader's Digest Association, Incorporated, The
Publication date:
03/04/2010
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Lesley Stanfield and Melody Griffiths have been knitting editors of several magazines and frequent contributors to many more. Together they collaborated on The Encyclopedia of Knitting, which has sold 100,000 copies worldwide. Melody Griffiths lives and works in London. Lesley Stanfield lives and works in Whitstable, UK.

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