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Knitting Patterns For Dummies

Author : Kristi Porter
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Have you always wanted to knit? Know the basics, but you’re looking to stretch your knitting skills? Knitting Patterns For Dummies is chock-full of simple instructions and easy-to-follow patterns to help you create a wide range of classic, beautiful knits for the whole family, from clothing to household items to gift ideas. This fun, friendly guide gives you scores of new ways to have fun with needles and yarn, with great projects such as basic ponchos and pullovers, felted bags and slippers, cabled sweaters, and home and baby accessories, to name a few. You get step-by-step instructions for all the patterns in the book, along with line drawings and 8 pages of full-color photos to guide you. And, with the variations added at the end of many of the patterns, you’ll have almost 100 projects to choose from! You’ll discover how to: Select the right yarn and needles Decipher knitting lingo Measure your gauge, read a pattern, and understand garment sizing Work with common stitches, such as the stockinette, garter seed, box, and half linen Handle ribbing, cabling, and knitting lace Work with patterns with rectangles, circles, and triangles Use colorful stitches such as the Stripes, Fair Isle, and Mosaic Join shapes together in your design Create different textures and add color throughout a piece or just as accents You’ll also find ten things you can knit with that aren’t yarn or needles, as well as plenty of tips for caring for your knits once they’re complete. From beanies to bags to blankets, Knitting Patterns For Dummies has it all—everything you need to pick up your sticks and get creative right away!

Field Guide to Knitting

Author : Jackie Pawlowski
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Julia Roberts does it. Madonna, Sarah Jessica Parker and Hilary Swank do it. It's knitting, the "new yoga." With patterns using stitches from the simple knit and purl to the more complicated lace and cables, this reference guide is a valuable resource for novices to master knitters.

Itty Bitty Nursery

Author : Susan B. Anderson
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From mittens to mobiles to stroller blankets, 40 cute and cuddly knitted items for infants and toddlers. At sleep, at play, in the nursery, and on the go, adorable babies need adorable knits. And here are 40 gloriously unique projects that manage to be utterly charming and usable at the same time. Baby sets and toys; stroller blankets, jackets, and mittens; and a pure and sweet layette are just the tip of the knitting frenzy that is Itty-Bitty Nursery. Picture cute garden mice on an amazing mobile and a knitted clothesline of miniature knitwear adorning the nursery. Coo at the baby sporting a striped hat called “Frenchie” or Mom with her Fruit Loops felted bag. Marvel at the amazing Cupcake Tea Set and the Three Pigs and a Wolf finger puppets, both perfect for the toddler at play. All of the projects are fresh, lively, and fun. With precisely illustrated instructions, there’s something here for every level of knitter, from the greenest beginner to the most experienced craftsperson.

Big Book of Knitting Stitch Patterns

Author : Sterling Publishing Co, Inc.
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Presents over five hundred and fifty basic and complex knitting stiches, which can be used to alter store-bought patterns or produce original designs.

Knitting 101

Author : Carri Hammett
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Written with the absolute beginner in mind, Knitting 101 teaches all the basics for learning to knit with step-by-step instructions and photographs. Knitting skills are learned by working on projects, beginning with something very easy and getting progressively more difficult as the reader works through the book. New skills are explored in depth as they are introduced. The introductory section covers all the basics of knitting—selecting yarn, needle types and sizes, other tools and accessories, knitting gauge, casting on, forming stitches, reading patterns—making this the most comprehensive beginner's book available. The accompanying online videos include a how-to guide illustrating all the knitting techniques presented in the book. The videos are very useful for those who learn better by seeing a step in action as opposed to still photographs.

The Prayer Shawl Companion

Author : Janet Bristow
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Stitch n Bitch

Author : Debbie Stoller
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It’s the essential guide for chicks with sticks—because knit happens. From the tools of the trade to the knitty-gritty of techniques and patterns, all with easy-to-follow step-by-step illustrated techniques. Stockinette stitch, rib stitch, seed stitch. Increasing and decreasing. All the bells and whistles: fringes, tassels, cables, intarsia, crab stitch, and Fair Isle. Plus the stitch doctor’s own special bag of tricks and how to hook up with other knitters. After the how-tos come the why-to: forty hop, stylish patterns, as good for beginners as they are for purely pros. Featuring: Coney Island fireworks scarf Punk rock backpack Crickets technicolor techno-cozies Pippi knee-stockings Big bad baby blanket To-dye-for sweater Princess Snowball cat bed Queen of Hearts bikini

Learn to Knit a Toddler Tunic

Author : Staci Perry
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This baby sweater, called the Toddler Tunic, is knit in the classic top-down raglan style. Learning to knit this little sweater gives you the knowledge you need to easily work any top-down raglan pattern. Pattern includes four sizes 6 mo, 12 mo, 18 mo, and 24 mo. This pattern includes links to 5 instructional videos. (Note - you must have Internet access to view the videos.)

The Quilting Arts Idea Book

Author : Vivika Hansen Denegre
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Get inspired to learn new techniques with this gorgeous how-to guide! Written for new and seasoned fiber artists alike, this all-in-one resource includes everything you need to create one-of-a-kind art quilts and more. Peppered with gorgeous imagery and expert advice, The Quilting Arts Idea Book will help you hone your skills while enjoying the creative process. Inside you'll find: • Step-by-step tutorials for everything from surface design and mixed media techniques to themed quilts featuring people, pets, landscapes, and more, as well as projects to make for--and with--friends. • Inspiring project galleries with graphic designs, festival favorites, and featured projects showcasing techniques from the book to show you the variety of items you can make with your new skills. • Articles on finding inspiration and nurturing creativity as well as tips and advice from artists and contributors invite you to become an active maker in the art quilting community. Whether you're just getting started or looking to up your skill set, The Quilting Arts Idea Book has everything you need to make your quilting arts dreams a reality.

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Knitting

Author : Sharon Turner
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Do you learn faster by seeing and doing than by wading throughtedious instructions? Then get yourself some yarn and needles andget knitting! Teach Yourself VISUALLYKnitting shows you thebasics--photo by photo and stitch by stitch. You begin with theessential knit and purl stitches and advance to bobbles, cables,lace, and fancy color work. With fun, innovative patterns from topknitting designer Sharon Turner, you'll be creating masterpieces inno time! Concise two-page lessons show you all the steps to a skill and areideal for quick review * Each skill or techniqueis defined and described * Detailed color photos demonstrate each step * Step-by-step instructions accompany each photo * Helpful tips provide additional guidance