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Knitting Stitches VISUAL Encyclopedia

ISBN: 978-1-118-18318-2
256 pages
January 2012
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350 stitch patterns you'll use again and again

Knitting Stitches VISUAL Encyclopedia gives you quick visual access to a comprehensive collection of stitch combinations that enable you to create your own designs or modify existing patterns with ease. Each stitch is accompanied by a full-color photo and diagram to make learning even easier, while sidebars guide you through tricky parts of various stitch patterns.

knit and purl patterns • ribs • bobbles and textured stitches • slipstitch patterns • twist-stitch patterns • cables • drop-stitch, eyelet, and lace patterns • borders and edgings • color knitting patterns

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Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 Knit and Purl Patterns 1

CHAPTER 2 Rib Patterns 37

CHAPTER 3 Bobbles and Textured Stitches 61

CHAPTER 4 Slipstitch Patterns 77

CHAPTER 5 Twist-Stitch Patterns 91

CHAPTER 6 Cable Patterns 108

CHAPTER 7 Drop-stitch, Yarn Overs, Eyelet, and Lace 142

CHAPTER 8 Borders and Edgings 160

CHAPTER 9 Creative Stitches and Combinations 173

CHAPTER 10 Color Knitting 184

Stranded Color Patterns

Intarsia Patterns and Motifs

Color-Slip Patterns

Appendix: Glossary 235

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Author Information

SHARON TURNER is the author of several knitting books, including Teach Yourself VISUALLY Knitting, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Knitting Design, and Knitting VISUAL Quick Tips (all from Wiley). She designs knitwear and published Monkeysuits, a line of knitwear patterns for babies and children.

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