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Knitter S Handy Book Of Top Down Sweaters

Author : Ann Budd
ISBN : 9781596684836
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Fiber and yarn enthusiasts nationwide will celebrate Ann Budd's latest addition to The Knitter's Handy Book series. Answering to a growing interest in knitting sweaters from the top down and knitting seamless sweaters that require little finishing, this handy book offers instructions for knitting five basic sweater types: circular yoke, raglan, modified-drop shoulder, set-in sleeve, and saddle shoulder. Patterns are offered in multiple sizes and yarn gauges and for a broad age group. Following the basics for each of the five sweater types are three diverse patterns from top designers that illustrate some of the many ways that instructions can be used as springboards for creative expression, including color, texture, and shaping variations. Also included for intermediate to advanced knitters are personal design touches, detailed charts, clear instruction, and quick tips to expand knitting possibilities and maintain creative originality. A key reference for knitters of all skill levels, this is the new essential knitting resource on your bookshelf.

Knitter S Handy Book Of Patterns

Author : Ann Budd
ISBN : 9781596688056
Genre : Knitting
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Offering charts and plans for making infant- through adult-sized projects, this unique book provides knitters with a complete resource of more than 350 patterns for caps, tams, scarves, vests, sweaters, mittens, gloves, and socks that are written for multiple gauges to accommodate all weights of yarn from bulky to fingering. Also included are the basics of pattern design and alteration to allow for the addition of different types of texture and color patterns or the modification of existing patterns to accommodate more gauges. Patterns are also accompanied by an assortment of ideas for edgings.

The Knitter S Handy Book Of Sweater Patterns

Author : Ann Budd
ISBN : 1931499438
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Created for knitters who want standard sweater patterns in a variety of sizes and gauges, as well as those who want a template from which to develop their own designs, this book provides easy-to-follow charted instructions for 18 sweaters, three in each of the six most popular sweaters constructions. Each style is then provided in 15 sizes ranging from toddler to large adult, then further divided into six possible gauges: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 stitches per inch combining for 90 options for each of the six styles, or 540 patterns in all. The cardigan and neckline variations make for more than 1,000 patterns. Detailed schematics for finished dimensions are included, along with a glossary of techniques and a chapter on design considerations. This is a definitive resource for the passionate sweater knitter.

Getting Started Knitting Socks

Author : Ann Budd
ISBN : 9781620331880
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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From cast-on stitches to binding off, this handbook details the simple steps needed to turn seemingly complicated sock knitting projects into easy and enjoyable activities. Helpful photographs and instructional drawings ensure that even inexperienced knitters will be able to produce high-quality socks and handle more complicated techniques, such as the Kitchener stitch at the toe. Using instructions for five different sizes--from child through adult large--at five different gauges, knitters can produce styles ranging from delicate dress socks to thick and furry slipper socks. More adventurous knitters can add variety and flair by following one of 16 unique designs or trying one of the dozens of rib, cable, and lace patterns provided. With plenty of tips and a handy stitch dictionary, this guide unleashes the creativity and fun of sock knitting.

Top Down Sweaters

Author : Doreen L. Marquart
ISBN : 9781604684971
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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When it's time to knit a new sweater, start at the TOP! With this collection of comfy, cozy sweaters, you can start at the neck; then try on projects as you knit to make the bust, length, and sleeves fit to a T. Try the clever top down technique in 15 easy knit-and-purl designs Keep these versatile sweaters casual with jeans, or dress them up for stylish workday wear Knit most projects in the round for minimal seaming and finishing work

Simple Stitches

Author : Eva Wiechmann
ISBN : 9781604684919
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 50. 81 MB
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Welcome to the stress-free knitting zone! Here you'll find a wide assortment of classic and stylish patterns that are a joy to stitch. Garter, stockinette, seed stitch, and other basics shine in timeless designs with clever detailing. Uncomplicated shaping and minimal finishing make these patterns the ones you'll return to time and again. Learn techniques from the best-selling author of Pursenalities Choose from 15 fun-to-make projects with minimal finishing Enjoy easy-fitting styles in lovely yarns

The Art Of Seamless Knitting

Author : Simona Merchant-Dest
ISBN : 9781620333891
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Go beyond the basics! Learn how to convert flat patterns to circular techniques with 12 classic, beautiful projects suitable for all ages. With The Art of Seamless Knitting, take your knowledge of top-down, bottom-up, and seamless knitting to a higher level by adapting lace, cable, and color patterns to circular knitting and shaping techniques. The book delves deep, showing different modes of construction and stitch pattern adaptations for seamless (or nearly-seamless) knits while also offering a sophisticated collection of elegant and timeless designs that knit up quickly, give a custom fit, and do not require sewing. The Art of Seamless Knitting is the go-to hands-on reference book that will be a staple in any knitter's library.

Modern Top Down Knitting

Author : Kristy McGowan
ISBN : 1584798610
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Presents instructions for the top-down technique of knitting, along with patterns for such projects as dresses, skirts, jackets, and hats and a description of finishing methods.

Knitting Sweaters From Around The World

Author : Kari Cornell
ISBN : 9781610586627
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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DIVHere are the best sweaters in the world—literally! Eighteen fabulous sweater designs by well-known designers teach you how to make the world’s classic sweater styles, including Fair Isle, Fisherman’s Gansey, Swedish Bohus, Icelandic Lopi Yoke Sweater, and more. Along the way, knitters will learn about traditional patterns and unique knitting techniques from around the globe. Included are sweaters from the British Isles, Scandinavia, the Baltics, and the Americas. The introduction details the history of sweater knitting while each sweater pattern begins with a history of the techniques and patterns the design employs./div

Knitting Without Tears

Author : Elizabeth Zimmerman
ISBN : 9780684135052
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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The author guides the novice and the experienced knitters in short-cuts and construction tricks and offers twenty original designs

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