The Knitter's Companion Deluxe Edition (PagePerfect NOOK Book) [NOOK Book]

Overview


The Knitter’s Companion Deluxe Edition is every knitter’s perfect reference guide! Chock-full of techniques, illustrations, and definitions, this resource has everything you need for knitting with confidence.

Inside you’ll find an overview of stitches, gauges, joins, seams, borders, and buttonholes, as well as detailed descriptions of each technique and photographs that show the finished look. Innovative methods are also explored in The ...
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The Knitter's Companion Deluxe Edition (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

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Overview


The Knitter’s Companion Deluxe Edition is every knitter’s perfect reference guide! Chock-full of techniques, illustrations, and definitions, this resource has everything you need for knitting with confidence.

Inside you’ll find an overview of stitches, gauges, joins, seams, borders, and buttonholes, as well as detailed descriptions of each technique and photographs that show the finished look. Innovative methods are also explored in The Knitter’s Companion Deluxe Edition, including additional ways to cast on, bind off, and increase stitches. Vicki Square shares an abundance of detail on color knitting techniques, plus favorite embellishments such as tassels, fringe, knitting with beads, and more.

All the information knitters need is right at their fingertips with The Knitter’s Companion Deluxe Edition—an indispensable addition to any knitter’s bag of tricks.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596689121
  • Publisher: Interweave Press, LLC
  • Publication date: 12/7/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 136
  • Sales rank: 204,892
  • File size: 12 MB
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Meet the Author


Vicki Square is the author of Knit Kimono, Knit Kimono Too, Folk Bags, Folk Hats, and the best-selling The Knitter’s Companion. She is also a contributor to Lace Style, Simple Style, and Knitting Green. Vicki regularly designs knitted pieces from elegant basics to unique art to wear. Her artistry in color and aesthetic are stated boldly through her engineering of unusually shaped garments and accessories. Magazines such as Interweave Knits, Knitter’s and Spin-Off have featured her work, and she has won awards for her innovative designs. Vicki has been designing and teaching knitting for more than twenty years, and cross-trains her creative passions with drawing, painting, and mixed media pursuits. She lives in Fort Collins, Colorado.
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Table of Contents


Introduction

In Preparation
Supplies and Notions
Yarn Structure
Yarn Sizes
Yarn Label Symbols
Formula for Interchanging Yarns
Yardage Estimates for Sweaters in Standard Yarn Weights
Taking Body Measurements
Body Measurement Tables
Sweater Ease Allowance
Weights and Lengths
Winding Yarn
Knitting Needle Size Conversions
Crochet Hook Size Conversions
Abbreviations

The Basics
Continental Stitch
English Method
Slipped Stitches
Yarnovers
Gauge
Measuring the Knitting
Reading Patterns and Charts

Cast-Ons
Joining Yarns
Increases
Decreases
Bind-Offs
Blocking
Seaming
Hems and Hemming
Borders and Edges


Details
Beads
Buttonholes
Duplicate Stitch
French Knot
Fringe
Knitted Cord
Pom-Pom
Tassel
South American Knitted Join
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    Posted August 13, 2013

    This is a knitters best friend

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