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London Stitch And Knit

Author : Leigh Metcalf
ISBN : 1910433527
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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London Stitch and Knit: A Craft Lover?s Guide to London?s Fabric, Knitting and Haberdashery Shops presents a brilliantly designed guide to London?s best fabric, knitting and haberdashery shops. With a design aesthetic to inspire any craft lover, London Stitch and Knit seamlessly documents the city?s best to provide a comprehensive guide that encompasses the handmade and the vintage whilst illustrating the delightful microcosm of London?s craft scene. Freelance writer and photographer Leigh Metcalf discovers the hidden gems in London?s ever-growing craft community, promoting independent shops as well as craftspeople and their work. Ever since she arrived in London from the US, she has made it her mission to discover the best places for haberdashery supplies. Drawing on her experience from the last five years, Leigh combines well-informed narrative, illustrations and a beautiful, layered design, to discover the history and operations of approximately 50 shops?divided by London territories. Metcalf graduated from Georgia State University with a BA in English Literature and formerly worked as an Assistant Director of Admissions at the Art Institute of Atlanta. Her freelance career has seen articles published for magazines such as Mollie Makes and Pretty Nostalgic. London Stitch and Knit is born of Metcalf?s successful blog (, described by Lauren Smith, Creative Director of Pop-Up Magazine as ?one of only a handful of blogs that I even bother reading anymore?.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Stitch London

Author : Lauren O'Farrel
ISBN : 9781446354551
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 83.38 MB
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Stitch London: a city of people pigeons, puddles and purly kings and queens. Want to whip up your own Royal couple to add a bit of majesty to your manterpiece? Need to knit some little London landmarks to show off your travels? Whether you love London, or haven’t made it there yet, Stitch London will show you a whole new side of the city and its people and places. And if you can’t knit? Fear not! Author Lauren O’Farrell (fearless leader of the knitting community Stitch London) will show you how to get clicking with your sticks and string in no time at all. From cute London characters and critters, to practical accessories for every walk of life, these projects are simple enough for beginners, yet bonkers enough to inspire more seasoned knitters who love to knit, but don't like rules. It even comes with a everything you need (from needles to thread) to knit your own Cooey the proud London pigeon! So hop on, mind the gap and Stitch London like you mean it. Go on!
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Principles Of Knitting

Author : June Hemmons Hiatt
ISBN : 9781451688412
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Now featuring new instructions, new illustrations, and new information, The Principles of Knitting—beloved by knitters everywhere and one of the most requested out-of-print books for years—finally gets the revision that fans have been clamoring for! A treasured guide beloved by knitters everywhere, the classic book The Principles of Knitting is finally available again in a fully revised and updated edition. This is the definitive book on knitting techniques, with valuable information for everyone from beginners to experienced knitters. June Hiatt presents not only a thorough, thoughtful approach to the craft, but also a passion for carrying on the art of knitting to future generations. She has repeatedly tested the various techniques and presents them with clear, easy-to-follow instructions—as well as an explanation of what each one can contribute to your knitting. Informed by decades of experience and thousands of hours of practice, this comprehensive resource offers a variety of ways to approach every skill and technique and offers solutions that can help solve the most challenging aspects of any knitting project. The Principles of Knitting has been totally rewritten—new instructions, new illustrations, and new information. While the basics of knitting have not changed much, June’s understanding of the material has deepened over the last twenty-five years, and she’s eager to share what she has learned with the knitting world. In addition, the book has been reorganized to make it easier to use and has a gorgeous new design. Reading The Principles of Knitting is like having a knitting mentor by your side who can answer any knitting question you have in an honest, intelligent, informed manner.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Knit It Together

Author : Edited by Suzyn Jackson
ISBN : 9781616732011
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For as long as people have knitted, they have gathered to share their craft0́4and each others company. Knitting bees brought industrious colonists together to socialize. Knitters joined forces during the World Wars to knit warm socks for soldiers. And today the bond between knitters is as strong as ever, with knitting circles springing up in neighborhood coffee shops and community centers, making their way online, and taking up social causes. This book puts the knitting circle, with all its profit and pleasures, within reach of anyone who wants to Knit It Together. A delightful, practical resource for knitters hoping to start or join a circle, or for a knitting circle looking for patterns or inspiration, the book provides how-to tips as well as wonderful stories of knitting circles past and present0́4and best of all, a collection of patterns designed to be completed in a group.

Letter Writing And Language Change

Author : Anita Auer
ISBN : 9781139992039
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Letter Writing and Language Change outlines the historical sociolinguistic value of letter analysis, both in theory and practice. The chapters in this volume make use of insights from all three 'Waves of Variation Studies', and many of them, either implicitly or explicitly, look at specific aspects of the language of the letter writers in an effort to discover how those writers position themselves and how they attempt, consciously or unconsciously, to construct social identities. The letters are largely from people in the lower strata of social structure, either to addressees of the same social status or of a higher status. In this sense the question of the use of 'standard' and/or 'nonstandard' varieties of English is in the forefront of the contributors' interest. Ultimately, the studies challenge the assumption that there is only one 'legitimate' and homogenous form of English or of any other language.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Knit The City

Author : Deadly Knitshade
ISBN : 184953179X
Genre : Knitting
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Since 2009, Deadly Knitshade and her covert group of dyed-in-the-wool knitting ninjas have been transforming the grey streets of London in a riot of woolly colour - one stitch at a time. No corner is safe from their yarnstorms - sublime crafty marriages of street art and knitting - which have baffl ed policemen, delighted tourists, and brought a touch ofmuch-needed homespun colour into the everyday lives of Londoners. Knit the City's handmade mischief transformed a forlorn ballerina outside the Royal Opera House, cosied a Parliament Square phone box and conjured a 13-ft spider's web, replete with doomed insects and fairies, in a tunnel beneath Waterloo station. Their daring arty feats will ensure that you never see knitting - or London - the same way again.
Category: Knitting

Knit With Love

Author : Lisa Bogart
ISBN : 9780800719708
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Through stories, tips, and spiritual truths this book captures the joy of knitting and inspires readers to share their beautiful creations with those around them.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Knit One Bead Too

Author : Judith Durant
ISBN : 9781603426565
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Give your knitting a touch of sparkle! Judith Durant shows you how to add beads to any knitting pattern using five easy-to-learn techniques. It’s simple, fun, and can be done right on your knitting needles. With step-by-step instructions for each technique, as well as 16 original patterns, you’ll be turning simple bags and wearables into stunning special-occasion creations in no time. From eye-catching knit caps to surprisingly intricate socks, you’ll be inspired to explore the endless possibilities of beaded knitting.
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Pretty Knits

Author : Susan Cropper
ISBN : 0307383156
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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A popular British designer presents a selection of thirty creative and fun projects for the wardrobe and the home, in a volume that includes glamorous garments, unique wardrobe accessories, bedroom furnishings, and beautiful accessories for every room in the house, accompanied by detailed instructions, a guide to stitches, and embellishment ideas. 20,000 first printing.
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Knit Your Own Dog

Author : Sally Muir
ISBN : 9781579128746
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Presents projects with instructions and color illustrations for twenty-five breeds of knitted stuffed toy canines.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies