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All Stitched Up: The Complete Guide to Finishing Stitches for Handknitters
     

All Stitched Up: The Complete Guide to Finishing Stitches for Handknitters

by Jane Crowfoot
 

Close-up color photos capture every stage of knitting technique and add meaning to the book's step-by-step instructions, enabling needlecrafters to master more than 50 different methods. They include ladder and mattress stitches, sewing sleeves to body, making button holes, picking up hems and necklines, making pockets, turning rows, casting off with a crochet

Overview


Close-up color photos capture every stage of knitting technique and add meaning to the book's step-by-step instructions, enabling needlecrafters to master more than 50 different methods. They include ladder and mattress stitches, sewing sleeves to body, making button holes, picking up hems and necklines, making pockets, turning rows, casting off with a crochet hook, embellishing with bobbles and tassels, creating knitted flowers and lace, and many more. Detailed instructions for finished projects include a patchwork cushion, a buttoned vest, a cardigan, a knitted purse, and a traditional round-neck sweater. There are more than 250 photos, information on materials and equipment for getting started, a glossary of knitting terms, and even web site resources. Both expert knitters and those who are relatively new to knitting will learn how to give knitted items that truly professional touch.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764155529
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/15/2003
Edition description:
1ST US
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
7.82(w) x 9.98(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author


Jane Crowfoot studied textile design at Winchester School of Art in the U.K. She currently works for Rowan Yarns as a design consultant and conducts workshops for knitters at all skill levels.

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