The Knitting Directory

The Knitting Directory

by Alison Jenkins


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If you don’t know how to knit, The Knitting Directory will show you how, with clear, large-scale diagrams and easy-to-follow steps. And with chapters on basic knit stitches, advanced work, adding decorative detail, and finishing garments like a professional, there’s plenty here for both experienced and inexperienced knitters. The book is planned around five clear sections:

  • Equipment and basic techniques—all the equipment and information you’ll need to start knitting, together with instructions for basic knitting techniques.
  • Simple stitch library—clear instructions for the basic stitches that will be most useful for the beginner and the less experienced knitter.
  • Advanced work—this section includes some challenging stitches and stitch combinations for the keen knitter and offers some new ideas to try.
  • Creating your own designs and adding decorative details— shows you how to personalize your work by combining color and texture.
  • Finishing—how to press, finish, and make up your knitted pieces.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781435108103
Publisher: Sterling
Publication date: 01/25/2009
Series: Reference Directory Series
Edition description: Spiral
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 8.72(w) x 6.08(h) x 0.82(d)

Table of Contents

Equipment and Basic Techniques9
Simple Stitch Library49
Advanced Work125
Creating Your Own Designs and Adding Decorative Details151
Further Reading205

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The Knitting Directory 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a great book to keep in your knitting bag! It has clear instructions and a great stich directory. A must have for all knitters.
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dealeas More than 1 year ago
this book can be used for the very beginner or the expert. It has easy to follow information and easy to understand instructions.
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