The Essential Stitch Collection
A Creative Guide to the 300 Stitches Every Knitter Really Needs to KnowBook - 2010
Calling all knitters! Give up store patterns altogether with this all- inclusive, go-to guide to stitches. Written by knitting experts, this invaluable resource includes both classic and new beautifully photographed stitches. With an "Essential Techniques" chapter that contains row-by-row explanations for simple design, you'll also find advanced techniques and stitches, including rarities such as entrelac, double-sided fabric, and mosaic effects. Stitches are organized into: Knit And Purl Textures Ribs Twist Stitches Cables Lace Bobbles and Bells Color and Intarsia Designs Unusual Techniques As an added bonus, this book also contains a knitwear design directory where you will find suggestions for incorporating your favorite stitches into your own pieces.
Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y. : The Reader's Digest Association, c2010.
Branch Call Number: 746.432 S785
Characteristics: 208 p. : ill. (some col.), charts, plans ; 26 cm.