Compendium of Knitting Techniques (Paperback)
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Short Description for Compendium of Knitting Techniques Helps readers discover how to read patterns and charts; choose colours and yarns; mix and match stitch patterns and deal with gauge variations; and adapt designs for the perfect fit. This book demonstrates various stitches, from stockinette and ribbing to lace, Fair Isle, cables, and intarsia work.
- Published: 01 September 2008
- Format: Paperback 160 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781844484065 ISBN 10: 1844484068
- Sales rank: 56,468
Full description for Compendium of Knitting Techniques
Give a stylish finish to your knitted garments and accessories with this essential compendium of knitting know-how. Over 200 tips, fixes, and secrets are explained and illustrated with clear step-by-step photographs and diagrams.Discover how to read patterns and charts; choose colours and yarns; mix and match stitch patterns and deal with gauge variations; adapt designs for the perfect fit.All stitches are clearly demonstrated, from stockinette and ribbing to lace, Fair Isle, cables, and intarsia work.It explains all the techniques you'll need, in the order you'll need them, from casting on and joining in yarns to adding buttonholes, pockets and embellishments."Try it" and "Fix it" panels suggest ways of practicing and developing new skills and avoiding or correcting common knitting errors.