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Title:
350+ knitting tips, techniques, and trade secrets
Author:
Barnden, Betty, 1948- author.
Edition:
First U.S. edition. Updated edition.
Publication Information:
New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2017.
Physical Description:
160 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary:
Give a stylish finish to your knitted garments and accessories with this essential compendium of knitting know-how. Over 350 tips, techniques, and secrets are explained and illustrated with clear step-by-step photographs and diagrams. Discover how to read patterns and charts, choose color and yarns, mix and match stitch patterns, and adapt designs for the perfect fit. All kinds of stitches abound, from stockinette stitch and ribbing, to lace, Fair Isle, cables, and intarsia work. This book explains all the techniques you'll need in the order you'll need them, from casting on and joining in yarns, to shaping, and adding buttonholes, pockets, and embellishments. Plus, "Try It" and "Fix It" panels suggest ways of practicing and developing new skills and avoiding or correcting common knitting errors. - Amazon.com.

Although there are no patterns in this book, Barnden helps knitters give a stylish finish to their garments and accessories with this essential compendium of knitting know-how. Tips, techniques, and secrets are explained and illustrated with clear step-by-step photographs and diagrams. From reading patterns and charts, choosing color and yarns, mixing and matching stitch patterns, and adapting designs for the perfect fit, this book will have something for advanced knitters as well as beginners.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Equipment and materials -- Patterns and charts -- Design -- Basic techniques -- Advanced techniques -- Knitting in the round -- Creative techniques -- Assembly.
ISBN:
9781250125125
Format :
Book