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Wendy Knits Lace

Author : Wendy D. Johnson
ISBN : 9780307586858
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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At last—gorgeous lace projects that you can knit and wear every day. From the celebrated author of Socks from the Toe Up comes a collection of knitted lace that you will want to live in. Whether you’re new to lace or a more adventuresome knitter, you will find plenty to occupy your needles. From a delicate camisole for layering, a pullover sweater for fall, to a wealth of sweet and pretty hats, scarves, shawls, and socks, Wendy D. Johnson invites you to knit lace pieces that are not only sumptuous, but designed for your everyday life.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Wendy Knits

Author : Wendy D. Johnson
ISBN : 1440649537
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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In this warm, wise, and witty memoir, Wendy D. Johnson takes a look at her lifelong obsession with “casting on” as she chronicles her journey from a crudely self-taught, left-handed beginner to one of the world’s most prolific knitters—not to mention premier knitting bloggers. From the virtues of learning how to knit the perfect sock, to the compulsive need to stash exquisite skeins of yarn in every crevice of one’s home, this is the perfect book for every knitter. Wendy also offers tips for avoiding errors, thoughts on knitting gifts for others, and more than twenty original patterns for knitters of every level of expertise: from the ridiculous and irreverent (a cell phone cozy) to the absolutely sublime (your very own luxurious Nordic style pullover).
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Toe Up Socks For Every Body

Author : Wendy D. Johnson
ISBN : 9780307587015
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Acclaimed knitter, author, designer, and teacher Wendy D. Johnson is back with the perfect sequel to her hit book Socks from the Toe Up. In Toe-Up Socks for Every Body, Wendy shows knitters, whether they’re knitting their first or hundred-and-first sock, how to use the toe-up technique to get the perfect fit. Not only that, she shows you that even seemingly complicated patterns are still knit just one row at a time. Go ahead! Turn your favorite knee socks into thigh-highs. Knit that special someone classic argyles. Put even the wiggliest of toes in their first pair of lacey anklets. With Wendy’s help, there’s nothing you can’t try from the toes on up. These 21 patterns cover everything from basics like materials and tools, to delicate lace, intricate cables, and fancy colorwork. Use these techniques and patterns to create beautiful socks for yourself and everybody in your life—friends and family, young and old. With the lovely photographs, helpful illustrations for cast-on, toe, heel, and bind-off options, and all-around expert advice in Toe-Up Socks for Every Body, you’ll be a well-heeled and warm-hearted toe-up knitter.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Van Dyke Socks

Author : Wendy D. Johnson
ISBN : 9780307985453
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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A simple, classic Van Dyke lace pattern climbs up these toe-up socks. One of the beauties of lace socks is their inherent stretchiness. Plus, the pattern is written for four sizes, so you can make a pair to truly fit everyone. Suggested materials include 1/fine yarn and 1 set of US size 2 (2.75mm) double-pointed needles. Fits sizes small (7 1/2"), medium (8"), large (8 1/2"), and extra large (9").
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Free Spirit Shawls

Author : Lisa Shroyer
ISBN : 9781620333884
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 28.27 MB
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Indulge yourself in hand-painted and lace yarns. Many shawl projects take only one skein! What is actually more popular than knitting socks? Knitting shawls! 13 out of 35 of Ravelry's most popular patterns of all time are small shawls or wraps. And who better to curate a collection of these trendy-yet-classic designs than the editor of Knitscene, Lisa Shroyer? Free Spirit Shawls features 20 shawl projects that are presented along 4 themes: Color (simple colorwork), Lace (the infinite pretty possibilities achieved by simple yarnovers), Simplicity (variegated yarns and simple stitches used to create simple yet striking designs), and Texture (cables and knit-purl combinations). Technique features focus on special areas of expertise such as Shetland construction and the anatomy of semicircular shawls. With her intimate knowledge of what knitters are hungry to make and wear, Lisa has curated a contemporary collection that will reach far beyond simple trends and will continue to inspire for years to come.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Serpentine Socks

Author : Wendy D. Johnson
ISBN : 9780307985446
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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The "snakes" on these socks aren't poisonous, and they wouldn't dream of hurting you. They are actually very obedient and fall into place nicely as you knit. Use a light-colored yarn to highlight the textured pattern. Suggested materials include 1/fine yarn and 2 size 2 US (2.75mm) circular needles (or one long circular needle). Fits sizes small (7 1/2"), medium (8"), and large (8 1/2").
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Socks From The Toe Up

Author : Wendy D. Johnson
ISBN : 9780307587008
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Discover a new approach to sock knitting with Wendy D. Johnson and Socks from the Toe Up. This approach, made famous by her popular blog WendyKnits.net, will turn even the most reluctant knitter into a toe-up nut. Knitting a sock from the toe up saves yarn and always gives a perfect fit. And? No grafting! Wendy provides all the how-tos, tips, and techniques you need, as well as the pros and cons behind all of the cast-on, toe, heel, and bind-off options, gleaned from her years of experience. With more than 20 fun and beautiful patterns, Socks from the Toe Up has a sock for every foot. Whether you like bold textures or hearts and flowers, delicate lace or Bavarian cables, you (and your feet) will be covered here. Even if you’re casting on your first sock, or have been a top-down sock knitter for ages, you’ll find patterns and projects here that’ll keep your needles humming. Socks from the Toe Up is the hands-down best guide for toe-up socks.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Casting Spells

Author : Barbara Bretton
ISBN : 9781440630408
Genre : Fiction
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Magic. Knitting. Love. A new series and a delightful departure by the USA Today bestselling author of Just Desserts. Sugar Maple looks like any Vermont town, but it?s inhabited with warlocks, sprites, vampires, witches?and an ancient secret. And Chloe Hobbs, owner of Sticks & String, a popular knitting shop, has a big secret too. She?s a sorcerer?s daughter in search of Mr. Right?and she?s found him in Luke MacKenzie, a cop investigating Sugar Maple?s very first murder. Bad news is he?s 100% human, which could spell disaster for a normal future with a paranormal woman like her.
Category: Fiction

Norwegian Rose Socks

Author : Wendy D. Johnson
ISBN : 9780307985439
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Capture a traditional Norwegian rose motif with these toe-up socks. This pattern exemplifies how striking nontraditional color combinations can be--here, inspired by mint chocolate chip ice cream. Put your own wild touch on this traditional design! Suggested materials include 1/super fine yarn, 2 US size 0 (2mm) circular needles, and 2 US size 1 (2.5mm) circular needles. Fits sizes medium (8 1/2") and large (9 1/2") foot circumference.
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Basket Case Socks

Author : Wendy D. Johnson
ISBN : 9780307985422
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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These comfy socks feature some intricate cabling. A nontraditional basket-weave design forms a traditional diamond shape on either side of mirror-image center cables. There are cable twists on every row, so this is a “pay attention as you knit” pattern. Suggested materials include 1/super fine yarn, 2 US size 0 (2mm) circular needles, 2 US size 1 (2.5mm) circular needles, and a cable needle. Fits sizes small (7"), medium (8"), and large (9") foot circumference.
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Belle Epoque Thigh Highs And Kneesocks

Author : Wendy D. Johnson
ISBN : 9780307985415
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Two patterns in one, these thigh-highs and kneesocks are inspired by the stockings of cabaret dancers in the Paris of the Belle Époque. They’re topped with an eyelet lace band, through which you can thread a pretty ribbon or an elastic cord. Suggested materials include 1/super fine yarn; 2 US size 0 (2mm) circular needles or 1 long circular needle. Fits sizes small (6 3/4") and medium (7 3/4") foot circumference (unstretched).
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Knitting All Around Stitch Dictionary

Author : Wendy Bernard
ISBN : 9781613129463
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Wendy Bernard’s groundbreaking reference title Up, Down, All-Around Stitch Dictionary was the first of its kind to provide stitch patterns written for top-down, bottom-up, back-and-forth, and in-the-round constructions—and readers took notice. Now Bernard is back with The Knitting All Around Stitch Dictionary, which picks up where the first volume left off, adding hundreds of new stitch patterns organized similarly by type—knit and purl, textured stitches, ribs, lace, and cables—plus a chapter on mosaic knitting. Each chapter of The Knitting All Around Stitch Dictionary includes a customizable pattern so that knitters can easily swap out stitch patterns to make their own unique knitted items.
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Up Down All Around Stitch Dictionary

Author : Wendy Bernard
ISBN : 9781613127995
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Stitch dictionaries are to knitters what Webster’s is to a writer. Within the pages of these inspiring reference books are the endless variations of knit and purl stitches that produce the fabrics of all knitting. But in the Up, Down, All-Around Stitch Dictionary, designer Wendy Bernard does something no other author has done before— she presents instructions for working 150 popular stitch patterns four different ways: top down, bottom up, back and forth, and in the round. This hefty collection, ranging from lace and cables to colorwork and fancy edgings, is loaded with beautifully photographed swatches of each pattern, plus charted and text instructions. To showcase the stitch patterns in action, Bernard also includes instructions for eight garments as well as her famous formulas for knitting garments without a pattern. This is an invaluable go-to resource, sure to inspire legions of knitters to use stitch patterns in new and exciting ways.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Bulletin Of The I O L I

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924073963393
Genre : Lace and lace making
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Lace

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924101596819
Genre : Lace and lace making
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Count Down Calendars

Author : Design Collective
ISBN : 9781607051855
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Make every occasion even more special! Today's top designers share their ideas and techniques on how to commemorate life's special events. Equal parts inspiration and how-to, this collection of custom-crafted countdown calendars is packed with creative ways to say 3.2.1. it's here!
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Threads Magazine

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924058966833
Genre : Textile design
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Category: Textile design