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Tips for Knitters: Stitches and Seams to Finishing Touches

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A Handy Little Book Brimming with Knitting Know-How

• Knitting basics

• Simple shaping

• Creating textures

• Managing color

• Embroidery essentials

• Finishing and edgings

Chock full of color photos and descriptive diagrams!

from Debbie Bliss

… choosing yarn, reading patterns, casting on and binding off, increasing, decreasing, seams, designing your own projects, cross stitch, stem stitch, French knots, Swiss darning, cables, bobbles, using beads, adding buttons, details, working motifs, stranding, weaving in, eyelets, narrow lace, picots, framing your garments, purl stitch, garter stitch, double ribbing, texture detailing, intarsia, blanket stitch, satin stitch, scalloped bobble edging, picking up dropped stitches, unraveling, zigzag patterns, chevron lace, seed stitch, gauges …

Synopsis:

From Debbie Bliss comes this handy little book of tips and hints, which is aimed at both new knitters who want a quick reference guide to the basics of the craft, and more experienced knitters who want to improve their techniques and begin to create their own ideas. Debbie takes you through the basics, from choosing your yarns, casting on and off and simple shaping, through to more complex procedures such as how to incorporate buttons and beads into your creations. She also offers her top tips for helping to correct common errors. With beautiful photography and simple illustrations guiding you through the processes step by step, this is the perfect book to have in your knitting bag at all times.

Synopsis:

Written for new knitters looking for quick tips and experienced knitters desiring to improve their skills, this reference full of tested techniques outlines knitting essentials and gives crafters the know-how for creating their own patterns. Starting with the basics—from choosing yarns to casting on and off—this one-stop guide then moves to more complex procedures, such as incorporating buttons and beads. Useful advice can also be found in the section on correcting common errors, which is ideal for troubleshooting while working on a project. With beautiful photographs and simple illustrations, this is the perfect, all-in-one resource to keep in a knitting bag.

About the Author

Debbie Bliss is one of the foremost designers of hand knits. She is the author of numerous books, including Classic Knits for Kids, Debbie Bliss Home, Essential Baby, Essential Knits for Kids, and Simply Baby, as well as the producer of the recently released Debbie Bliss Knitting Magazine.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Yarns

Equipment

Understanding patterns

Beginning to knit

The stitches

Increasing and decreasing

Fixing mistakes

Color knitting

Seams

Finishing touches

Care of garments

Index

Acknowledgments

Product Details

ISBN:
9781570764394
Author:
Bliss, Debbie
Publisher:
Trafalgar Square Publishing
Subject:
Americana
Subject:
Needlework - Knitting
Subject:
Knitting
Subject:
Antiques, American
Edition Description:
Spiral
Publication Date:
20090731
Binding:
Spiral, comb or coil bound book
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5.75 in 12 oz

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"Synopsis" by ,
From Debbie Bliss comes this handy little book of tips and hints, which is aimed at both new knitters who want a quick reference guide to the basics of the craft, and more experienced knitters who want to improve their techniques and begin to create their own ideas. Debbie takes you through the basics, from choosing your yarns, casting on and off and simple shaping, through to more complex procedures such as how to incorporate buttons and beads into your creations. She also offers her top tips for helping to correct common errors. With beautiful photography and simple illustrations guiding you through the processes step by step, this is the perfect book to have in your knitting bag at all times.

"Synopsis" by ,

Written for new knitters looking for quick tips and experienced knitters desiring to improve their skills, this reference full of tested techniques outlines knitting essentials and gives crafters the know-how for creating their own patterns. Starting with the basics—from choosing yarns to casting on and off—this one-stop guide then moves to more complex procedures, such as incorporating buttons and beads. Useful advice can also be found in the section on correcting common errors, which is ideal for troubleshooting while working on a project. With beautiful photographs and simple illustrations, this is the perfect, all-in-one resource to keep in a knitting bag.

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