Compendium of Knitting Techniques : 300 Tips, Techniques and Trade Secrets Paperback
NEW IN PAPERBACKGive 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. 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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 160 pages, 200 Illustrations, color
- Publisher: Search Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 04/09/2008
- Category: Knitting & crochet
- ISBN: 9781844484065