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400 Knitting Stitches : A Complete Dictionary of Essential Stitch Patterns - Potter Craft

400 Knitting Stitches

A Complete Dictionary of Essential Stitch Patterns

By: Potter Craft (Created by)

Paperback

Published: 17th November 2009
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Whether you're a beginning knitter or advanced, whether your tastes range from simple knit-purl stitching to fancy Daisy or Moroccan screen, a dictionary of stitch patterns is indispensable

Young knitters, old knitters, hip knitters, traditional knitters: they all enjoy different styles. But every knitter from age 5 to 95 needs a good dictionary of stitches. 400 Knitting Stitches is a comprehensive guide that invites knitters to experiment with a variety of new stitch combinations. The book is conveniently divided into eight categories: knit-purl, crossed and cables, slipped, lacy, double, twisted, cast-off, and fancy stitches. Making a romantic lacy wrap or a classic cable sweater? Whatever your style, there's a stitch in here for you.

Each of the 400-plus featured stitches is accompanied by easy-to-follow written and charted instructions, as well as a full-color photograph. A section on basic knitting information and techniques at the front of the book makes this volume even more invaluable.

From advanced knitters experimenting with their own designs to beginners looking for clear instruction and explanation, 400 Knitting Stitches is an essential reference for knitters of all kinds.

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    4.0

    Great reference

    By DairyMaidMe

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      Comments about 400 Knitting Stitches:

      A comprehensive reference for all types of knitting stitches and patterns. Well set out and the pictures are clear and colourful

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      By Offagain

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        Comments about 400 Knitting Stitches:

        This is a great little book to fit into the knitting bag, and patterns are very adaptable to basic knitting patterns; i.e. jumpers, tops, kiddies wear etc.

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        5.0

        Easy to follow and well illustrated.

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          Comments about 400 Knitting Stitches:

          This book is wonderful. Easy to follow with written and graphic instructions for each stitch, with a picture of what the pattern will (hopefully) look like. The glossary of stitches at the front of the book is a really handy tool.

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          ISBN: 9780307462732
          ISBN-10: 0307462730
          Audience: General
          Format: Paperback
          Language: English
          Number Of Pages: 256
          Published: 17th November 2009
          Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 18.2  x 2.0
          Weight (kg): 0.69