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Knitting Stitches VISUAL Encyclopedia



Knitting Stitches VISUAL Encyclopedia

Sharon Turner

ISBN: 978-1-118-01895-8 October 2011 256 Pages


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

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

KSVE Appendix