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The Knowledgeable Knitter

Author : Margaret Radcliffe
ISBN : 9781603428873
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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“A treasure trove of knowledge . . . its clarity, detail, scope, and companionable tone make it an extraordinary reference and a delicious read” (Publishers Weekly). Knitting is a combination of skill, determination, and adaptability. Whether you’re looking for a suitable substitute yarn, trying to modify a pattern, or fixing a mistake, Margaret Radcliffe—the bestselling author of Circular Knitting Workshop and The Knitting Answer Book—offers proven advice that will help you solve all of your knitting quandaries. With this definitive guide, you’ll not only learn how to adjust armholes and shape collars, but why certain techniques work best in different situations. Radcliffe gives you the confidence and inspiration that will help you become a better, happier, and more confident knitter. “This book explains the why behind the how to of knitting. Imagine if the tiny little bit of information at the beginning of a knitting pattern was blown up into an almost 300-page reference book; that begins to explain The Knowledgeable Knitter.” —Knitty.com “Brilliant for those people who have recently picked up the sticks and string, but it’s got something in there for every knitter.” —Woolwinding
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Knitting Answer Book 2nd Edition

Author : Margaret Radcliffe
ISBN : 9781612124056
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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With expert answers to scores of new knitting questions, Margaret Radcliffe’s classic guide is better than ever. You’ll find a wide assortment of cast ons and bind offs, techniques for beading and knitting backwards, tips for knitting in the round, and strategies for measuring tricky fabrics. Whether you’re a beginner venturing out into the wide world of yarn crafts or a more experienced knitter struggling through complex needlework challenges, The Knitting Answer Book has a solution for every knitting problem you’ll encounter.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Circular Knitting Workshop

Author : Margaret Radcliffe
ISBN : 9781603427661
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 69.94 MB
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Discover the pleasures of knitting in the round! Margaret Radcliffe presents classic circular knitting techniques — including Fair Isle, helix, and tubular — in detailed step-by-step photographic sequences. This comprehensive guide provides directions for 35 demonstration projects, so you can practice each technique on a miniature hat, mitten, or sweater before applying it to a larger project. With tips on how to adapt any straight-needle pattern for use with circular needles, Circular Knitting Workshop opens up endless possibilities.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

You Can Knit That

Author : Amy Herzog
ISBN : 9781613122938
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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When knitting superstar Amy Herzog gets complimented on her hand-knit sweaters, the compliments are often followed by “but I could never knit that.” Now, you can! You Can Knit That is a clear, simple reference book and pattern collection that gives knitters the sweater-making confidence they need. Whether you’re knitting a sweater for the first time or seeking to expand your skills to knit sweaters in styles you’ve never tried before, this essential guide starts with basic sweater know-how and moves into instructions for knitting six must-have sweater styles—vests, all-in-one construction, drop shoulders, raglans, yokes, and set-in sleeves. Each chapter offers a less-intimidating “mini” sweater sized for a child and a selection of adult women’s patterns in 12 sizes—24 sweater patterns in all, each building on the next, to ensure success with even the most complicated sweaters.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Essential Guide To Color Knitting Techniques

Author : Margaret Radcliffe
ISBN : 9781603426435
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Imagine a softly striped crib blanket knit in the comforting colors of the nursery. Or a sophisticated cashmere wrap featuring rich jewel tones that set off a favorite black dress. Knitting teacher and author Margaret Radcliffe presents a world of color techniques in a single comprehensive reference that you'll consult every time two or more yarn colors are in play. Stitchers of every ability level will love the color-combining methods and professional secrets revealed in The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques. Multicolor knitting techniques are explained with step-by-step illustrations and photographs accompanied by instructive text. Complete chapters on stripes, stitch effects, knitting with multicolor yarns, stranded knitting, and intarsia cover the theory and how-to behind each method as well as offering creative solutions for handling tangled yarn, estimating yarn quantities of each color, tips on how to handle all those ends, and stunning finishing techniques. An additional chapter describes more unusual techniques, such as helix, shadow, mosaic, and modular knitting.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

A Passion For Knitting

Author : Ilana Rabinowitz
ISBN : 1451603339
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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The World of Knitting Right at Your Fingertips More than a how-to book, A Passion for Knitting goes beyond teaching the craft and introduces readers to the culture of knitting. In Part I, you'll find fully illustrated instructions for learning stitches and mastering technique, presented with unprecedented clarity. They're so simple that you really can learn without a teacher. With this book in hand -- and no prior experience -- you will be able to knit a gorgeous sweater, scarf, or throw. Next, Part II welcomes new knitters to the worldwide knitting community, exploring the myriad benefits this popular craft has to offer. This section, unique among all other guides, invites readers to Tap into the power of knitting as a means of reducing stress and expressing creativity Meet the design "gurus" and other stars of the knitting world Discover opportunities for fellowship and networking with other knitters in clubs, conventions, and unique cultural fiber tours to countries ranging from England to Peru Use their knitting skills to meaningfully support charities Learn about the fashion trends in knitting from Trisha Malcolm, editor in chief of Vogue Knitting
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Increase Decrease

Author : Judith Durant
ISBN : 9781612123325
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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From the editor of the bestselling One-Skein Wonders series: “the ultimate reference on shaping . . . An important addition to every knitting bag” (Margaret Radcliffe, author of The Knowledgeable Knitter). The secret to knitting great-fitting hats and shaping elegant sleeves lies in using the right increase or decrease techniques. Approachable and insightful, Judith Durant provides clear instructions and step-by-step photographs that showcase swatches for each technique. From working shaped lace to adjusting necklines, you’ll soon have a go-to strategy for successfully tackling knitting challenges of all shapes and sizes. “I adore technique books that help me understand the construction of my stitches. Judith demystifies increases and decreases, helping make us better, more educated knitters.” —Laura Nelkin, author of Knockout Knits “Oh my woolly goodness, if you like to experiment with your knitting instead of just following instructions, go get this right now. I have more to say, but really, this is a nifty book, and I suspect you’re going want it on your shelf . . . A marvelously thorough guide.” —Pantsville Press
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Knitting Answer Book

Author : Margaret Radcliffe
ISBN : 9781580175999
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 68.7 MB
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Discusses subjects ranging from needle sizes and yarn weights to curling edges, chart reading, tight ribbing, and dropped stitches, in a question-and-answer format.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies