Mosaic Lace Knits

Mosaic   Lace Knits Author Barbara Benson
ISBN-10 9780811765411
Release 2017-04-01
Pages 128
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Combine mosaic and lace in your knitting for easy colorwork with impeccable style The impact of two-color knitting made while knitting with only one color yarn per row--yes, please! Add in a dash of lace to keep the fabric flexible, and what you end up with are knockout colorful knits with beautiful and comfortable drape. Barbara Benson has been experimenting with the fusion of mosaic knitting and lace stitches over the past few years, and has created this breathtaking collection of 20 shawls, cowls, scarves, hats, and other accessories. To make the patterns accessible to any knitter, she has added a helpful instructional section that covers the basics of knitting slip stitches, how to read lace and mosaic charts, how to work mosaic in the round, and tips and tricks to help you avoid potential pitfalls. The book has projects for all level knitters. Start with a project in which the mosaic and lace are worked in different sections, such as a hat with alternating bands of mosaic and lace. Then progress to more complex patterns where the slip stitch and lace stitches are worked at the same time. Each stitch plays an important role--these patterns will keep the interest of even the most experienced knitter!



The Art of Slip Stitch Knitting

The Art of Slip Stitch Knitting Author Faina Goberstein
ISBN-10 9781620337585
Release 2015-05-08
Pages 176
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A Fresh Look at a Classic Technique Slip stitch is one of the simplest and most versatile knitting techniques, but it's often overlooked. The Art of Slip-Stitch Knitting is a modern and thorough take on this technique that delivers beautiful colorwork and gorgeous textures--with minimal effort. A complete overview covers all the basics of slip-stitch knitting, including stitch formation, reading charts, customizing stitch patterns, choosing yarns, designing with slip-stitch patterns, and more. Forty stitch patterns, many of which are reversible, stretch the boundaries of slip stitch, creating colorwork that is just as graphic as Fair Isle, but much simpler; woven-looking fabrics; and fabulous textures that are sometimes combined with lace and cables. Sixteen original projects for cardigans, pullovers, hats, bags, scarves, and more showcase the versatility of slip stitch by using it as an allover pattern or accent. Whether you're new to this exciting stitch or looking to go beyond the basics, The Art of Slip-Stitch Knitting is your essential guide.



Interweave Presents Classic Knit Shawls

Interweave Presents   Classic Knit Shawls Author Interweave Editors
ISBN-10 9781632506023
Release 2017-04-17
Pages 128
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Wrap Yourself in Timeless Knitting Style! A shawl may be the perfect knitting project. It's quick to stitch, the ideal-size for trying new techniques, and the end result is a versatile, practical accessory. Whether light and airy for a warm summer evening or cozy and cabled to protect against winter’s chill, you can't go wrong with a shawl. For this collection of classic shawl patterns, we combed through the Interweave archives to carefully collect an array of popular styles. Knitters at all levels will find something to keep their needles busy exploring lace, cables, colorwork, and more. Create a lacy layer with Ilme's Autumn Triangle. Experiment with color on the Impasto Shalwette. Or whip up the simple yet engaging Madeleine shawl. With patterns for a range of weights and warmth levels, this book will help you stay wrapped in stitches any time of year.



Stunning Stitches

Stunning Stitches Author Jen Lucas
ISBN-10 9781604688245
Release 2017-05-09
Pages 96
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Best-selling designer Jen Lucas puts her special spin on a unique collection of knitwear. Discover seven eye-catching stitch patterns, each used to create three distinctive accessories, such as a sensational scarf, a cozy cowl, and a spectacular shawl. You'll be amazed by how the stitch patterns add that special something to each project--knit all 21 designs Close-up photos of all seven stitch patterns are included This all-new collection includes projects for a range of skill levels



Knit Noro

Knit Noro Author Sixth&Spring Books
ISBN-10 1942021453
Release 2017-04-04
Pages 136
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Knitters love stylish accessories, quick projects, and stunning colors; this collection of Noro knits, which follows up on one of the series top-selling titles, has them all! It offers 30 designs for knitters of every level that incorporate fun techniques such as cabling, mitered squares, and corrugated ribbing. All the projects, from gloves to ponchos, make the most of the yarns vibrant hues and self-striping patterns."



Brioche Chic

Brioche Chic Author Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark
ISBN-10 9781620334423
Release 2014-09-25
Pages 151
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A modern take on brioche stitch with gorgeous wearable garments and accessories that knitters will love. Author Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark offers a solid introduction to brioche and a collection of 22 garments and accessories for women and men, including hats, scarves, cowls, mittens, pullovers, vests, and cardigans.



Cozy Stash Busting Knits

Cozy Stash Busting Knits Author Jen Lucas
ISBN-10 9781604687514
Release 2016-05-10
Pages 96
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Popular designer Jen Lucas is celebrated for her lacy sock-yarn creations. Now she brings her light and lovely style to the heavier-weight yarn in your stash. You'll find snuggly and trendy hats, shawls, mitts, mittens, scarves, and cowls designed for your favorite DK, worsted, and bulky yarns. Easy tips make converting patterns to different yarn weights effortless Projects feature a variety of textured stitches, including cables and lace Fashion-forward accessories are perfect for handmade gifts, or just for you



Silk Road Socks

Silk Road Socks Author Hunter Hammersen
ISBN-10 0979201748
Release 2010
Pages 92
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An in-depth primer on top-down sock construction, this resource includes thorough lessons on chart reading, detailed information on how to resize any sock pattern, and tips to customize socks to fit perfectly. In addition to the wealth of information on the history of the Silk Road and the beautiful textiles produced in the region, the text features 14 amazing new sock patterns, each inspired by a different style of oriental rug.



Knitting the Perfect Fit

Knitting the Perfect Fit Author Melissa Leapman
ISBN-10 9780307965721
Release 2012-08-07
Pages 160
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This is the first book that delves deeply into easily mastered techniques that can be used to adapt and customise any project. Knitting the Perfect Fit is an invaluable guide for anyone interested in learning and perfecting shaping details in their knitting. Acclaimed designer and teacher Melissa Leapman distills one of her most in-demand workshops into an authoritative guide that will help knitters understand how designer details and shaping actually work. From a variety of necklines and arm details to different trompe l'oeil shaping techniques that offer a more slimming and flattering look to any garment no matter your body type. Each technique is thoroughly explained with tips and exercised and then showcased in 21 appealing projects that allow knitters to practise their new skills.



Everyday Lace

Everyday Lace Author Heather Zoppetti
ISBN-10 9781620335284
Release 2014-09-11
Pages 144
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Simple garments and accessories for everyday life. Knitters love lace and want to add it to their wardrobe in pretty yet non-fussy ways. In this collection of 18 garments and accessories, using lace motifs for edging is only the beginning. Author Heather Zoppetti shows how lace can be easily incorporated into feminine garments meant for daily wear: as a simple panel insert, as edgings and bands, and in an increasingly all-over manner. Simple shaping and construction are the rule here, letting lace take center stage. Heather's work features thoughtful construction such as linen-stitch bands to prevent awkward stretching and shoulder slippage, mock cables to play up a raglan shoulder, and reversible stitch patterns on garments that show both sides. Hidden among the collection of lovely garments is a thorough introduction to the basics of lace knitting, including various cast-ons and bind-offs appropriate for lace knitting. Throughout the book, Heather offers tips designed to help the novice knitter.



The Sentinel

The Sentinel Author Jeffrey Konvitz
ISBN-10 9781504027519
Release 2016-01-12
Pages 278
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Jeffrey Konvitz’s New York Times–bestselling horror novel about a young woman descending into demonic madness who discovers it’s not simply in her mind Aspiring model Allison Parker finally moves into her dream apartment: a brownstone on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. But her perfect home quickly turns hellish. The building is filled with a cast of sinister tenants, including a reclusive blind priest, who seems to watch her day and night through an upstairs window. Eventually, Allison starts hearing strange noises from the empty apartment above hers. Before long, she uncovers the building’s demonic secret and is plunged into a nightmare of sinful misdeeds and boundless evil. In the tradition of Rosemary’s Baby, this gripping novel was adapted into a feature film starring Ava Gardner, Cristina Raines, and Chris Sarandon. The Sentinel is classic horror at its best.



Ponchos to Knit

Ponchos to Knit Author Denise Samson
ISBN-10 1570768242
Release 2017-06-13
Pages 130
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A poncho collection you won't want to miss! These simple garments are all the rage, and for good reason. Ponchos can be fine or heavy, with or without fringe, neutral or patterned, warm outer attire or perfect for a party. There are endless ways to shape them, style them, and wear them-their versatility is impossible to deny. Now handcrafting expert Denise Samson, author ofThe Cable Knitter's Guide, has brought together her favorite poncho variations, along with the techniques that make them stand out from the crowd. Inside you'll find striking knitwear designs from some of the finest Norwegian yarn producers alongside Samson's own original patterns, plus four fabulous crochet projects. Ponchos to Knit features a wide variety of looks and silhouettes-elegant classics, cozy with cables, chic and striped-and includes a stunning selection of shawls and other fine accessories, such as matching hats, headbands, and wrist warmers.



Bless This Mother Effing Home

Bless This Mother Effing Home Author Katie Kutthroat
ISBN-10 1492649465
Release 2017-03-01
Pages 96
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The combination of sugar and spice is irresistible in this adorable and appalling collection of cross stitch. Laugh out loud fun through crafting is found in these biting yet precious patterns. Katie Kutthroat's warped and witty cross stitch has taken the internet by storm and has been featured on TV shows like HBO's Girls. Cute but snarky, each cross stitch pattern featured in Bless This Mother-effing Home evokes laughter and irony. Perforated pages allow for readers to hang up or share favorite entries, spreading the cross stitched love.



6000 Pullover Possibilities

6000  Pullover Possibilities Author Melissa Leapman
ISBN-10 1936096943
Release 2017-02-07
Pages 224
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Knitters will be spoiled for choice with Melissa Leapman's 6000+ Pullover Possibilities. Inside, the prolific author and knitwear designer takes the most basic pullover sweater pattern and shows knitters how to customize it using every possible sleeve, neckline, or body shape in yarn weights from Super Fine to Bulky and from sizes XS to 4XL. The result is more than 6,000 interchangeable sweater combinations to fit every need and personal preference! From saddle shoulder long sleeves to raglan bell sleeves, scoop necks to Henley plackets, or straight silhouettes to empire waistlines, knitters will be delighted to have so many design possibilities available in one book. Edge treatments, pocket options, and finishing instructions are also included for the most personalizable approach to sweater making ever published. Never before has there been such a comprehensive sweater pattern book on the market. Step-by-step instructions, easy-to-read charts, and brightly-colored individual sample pieces are all efficiently combined for an easy-to-follow guide to giving any knitted pullover pattern a personal touch.



Tudor Roses

Tudor Roses Author Alice Starmore
ISBN-10 9781606600702
Release 2014-07-22
Pages 176
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Created by one of the top names in knitting, this splendid hardcover volume features hand-knitted designs inspired by members of the Tudor dynasty. Includes charts and instructions, color photographs, and fascinating historical background.