Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible: 260 Exquisite Patterns by Hitomi Shida

Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible: 260 Exquisite Patterns by Hitomi Shida

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Overview

In the Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible knitting guru Hitomi Shida shares some of her favorite needlework patterns.

Shida's strikingly original designs and variations on every imaginable classic stitch result in intricate patterns that form the basis for beautiful and unique knitted fashions. This is the perfect book for the experienced knitter who is looking for new stitches that yield spectacular results! This Japanese knitting book features a wide range of rewarding and intricate stitches including:

  • cables
  • popcorn stitches
  • twisted stitches
  • edgings
  • and many more…
A set of detailed, step-by-step diagrams show you how to execute all the basic stitches. Instructions and diagrams for a series of small projects offer practice working with large patterns, lacy patterns, pattern arrangement and round yokes among other things. The knitting projects include:
  • A classic hat made using large patterns
  • An elegant scarf in lacy patterns
  • The ever-popular fingerless mittens
  • Thick socks that can be made using various patterns
  • A feminine collar using round stitching
  • And much more!

This Japanese stitch dictionary represents a whole new adventure for knitters and is sure to become a valued reference for experienced knitters.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9784805314531
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publication date: 10/10/2017
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 154,898
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Hitomi Shida is a well-known Japanese designer of hundreds of original knitting stitches and knitted garments. She has been teaching, designing and writing books for over 20 years, and her work already enjoys a worldwide following among Japanese knitting fans.

Gayle Roehm now devotes herself to fiber arts and happily spends her days with yarn and needles. She has lived in Japan, studied the language for many years, and has knit from Japanese patterns for most of her knitting career. Gayle teaches at knitting gatherings around the country and occasionally publishes her own designs. She's been one of Hitomi Shida's biggest fans for over 15 years.

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Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible: 260 Exquisite Patterns by Hitomi Shida 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I may never make a lot of these stitch patterns - but the incredible designs are amazing and stimulating. Worth every penny just for the beauty.
Anonymous 3 months ago
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Well+written%2C+many+stitches%0Ashown%2C+that+the+intricate++patterns+are+easy++to+follow.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Bought+this+as+ebook%2C+but+the+charts+are+so+tiny+I+couldn%27t+read+them.++Of+course+the+book+is+DRM+protected%2C+so+I+couldn%27t+convert+it+to+pdf+to+print+the+charts.++Had+to+lay+my+tablet+on+my+scanner+and+save+the+image+to+my+pc+to+print.++That+said%2C+the+designs+are+drop+dead+gorgeous.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love, love, love this book. So many challenging design stitches. Having fun trying many of them out.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love these patterns!