The Complete Photo Guide to Knitting

The Complete Photo Guide to Knitting

eBook - 2010
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Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Creative Pub. International, c2010.
ISBN: 9781610596183
1610596188
Characteristics: 1 online resource : ill. (chiefly col.)
Alternative Title: Knitting
Photo guide to knitting
Contents: History of knitting
Knitting basics. Knitting needles and other tools ; Knitting instructions ; Techniques ; Details and finishing techniques
Stitch patterns. Basic stitches ; Light textures ; Medium and heavy textures ; Laces ; Ribs ; Honeycomb and brioche stitches ; Eyelets ; Ripples and chevrons ; Slip stitches ; Color combos ; Motifs ; Cables
Specialty knitting methods. One-piece knitting ; Entrelac knitting ; Freeform knitting ; Crazy lace knitting ; Knitting with beads ; Intarsia knitting ; Twined knitting ; Ouroborus knitting.

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drlnielsen
Jun 04, 2015

Other books cover basic knitting much more understandably, notably Zimmerman. However, the photos are wonderful and fun to browse. The book gives an excellent idea of how different stitch patterns will look. Then you can apply the methods to your own creation or add it to the pattern of your choice.

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Yarnista
Mar 18, 2015

great reference for intermediate and above for design, pattern/swatch experimentation. Digital version is great for travel/portability. It's easily bookmarked for reference when creating a project. I like being able to quickly reference just the page I need and not have to carry a heavy book. Also enjoyed paper edition for home usage/knit club sharing. It makes for quick browsing/consulting between people when designing a scarf or hat. The photos and instructions to swatch saves time to determine if pattern, color and yarn choice are compatible. With each year of gaining more yarn skills, this reference becomes more and more useful for design and customization.

Library_Dragon Dec 11, 2013

Decent stitch encylopedia, but not many projects.

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