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400 KNITTING STITCHES: A COMPL

400 KNITTING STITCHES: A COMPL

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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, this 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.

CONTEMP IRISH KNITS

CONTEMP IRISH KNITS

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Celebrate the Irish countryside and create one-of-a-kind knitted projects

The patterns found in Contemporary Irish Knits showcase traditional Aran knitting patterns to create the more fitted and flattering shapes that modern knitters prefer. You'll get 18 patterns for making one-of-a-kind Irish knits, encapsulating projects for women's, children, and men's wardrobe pieces, and accessories like bags, blankets, and shawls. Plus, you'll get easy-to-follow instructions and guidance on how to construct and enhance your knitting experience to make for a more intuitively put-together knitted item.

This all-new collection is exactly what today's knitter is looking for, and complemented by inspiring design and photography. If you're a knitter looking for innovative patterns, enhancements to your skill sets, and a chance to broaden your range of knitterly knowledge, Contemporary Irish Knits is for you. It features: contemporary Irish designs created using traditional techniques and stitch patterns implemented in new ways; a broad range of projects; guidance on working with different construction methods; and much more.

  • Features an elegant design and 18 enjoyable-to-knit, one-of-a-kind patterns
  • Patterns are just challenging enough to be fun to knit
  • All projects are thoughtfully designed for a beautiful finished project
  • Whether you're an intermediate or advanced knitter, Contemporary Irish Knits gives you the skills, projects, and know-how to create truly gorgeous knitted pieces that celebrate Ireland's living knitted tradition with a modern, contemporary twist.

    CROCHET 1-SKEIN WONDERS(R)

    CROCHET 1-SKEIN WONDERS(R)

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    In this all-crochet addition to the One-Skein Wonders(R) series, Edie Eckman and Judith Durant offer 101 exciting crochet projects -- including jewelry, scarves, bags, hats, dresses, and home decor items -- that each use just one skein of yarn. With projects organized by yarn type and weight, you'll be crocheting lacy shrugs for the springtime and heavy-duty beanies for the snowy winter months. Whatever your experience level, you're sure to find a delightfully portable project that suits your individual style.

    HEAD-TO-TOE WINTER KNITS: 100

    HEAD-TO-TOE WINTER KNITS: 100

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    100 quick and easy winter knits from best-selling author and knitting designer Monica Russel.

    This gorgeous book brings together 100 of the best winter knits from best-selling author and knitting designer Monica Russel. Previously published in the 20 to Make series, these fabulous designs are quick and easy to make, and include scarves, wrist warmers, hats, boot cuffs, head bands and snoods. With designs for men, women and children in a range of colours and styles, there is something for everyone in this valuable knitting resource.

    JORID LINVIKS BBO KNITS FOR KI

    JORID LINVIKS BBO KNITS FOR KI

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    Delightful, personalizable handknit children's accessories from Jorid Linvik.

    Indulge the kids in your life with their favorite things. Bestselling knit designer Jorid Linvik (author of knitting's popular "Big Book" series) makes it easy with handknit patterns for hats, mittens, gloves, and socks that will fit little heads, hands, and feet just right. With over 40 delightful projects, overflowing with Jorid's undeniable talent for designs bursting with warmth, charm, and color, it's never been easier to keep kids from newborn to eight years old comfy and cozy, with winter accessories they'll want to put on!

    Inside, you'll find:

  • Basics for planning, sizing, and making adorable socks, hats, and mittens for children--arranged by theme in matching sets.
  • A bountiful collection of pre-charted patterns that includes timeless classics like stripes, zigzags, and polka dots ... and fun-and-funky delights like dancing ponies, hooting owls, joyful giraffes, and more.
  • Blank charts for multiple sizes and types of projects, to make it easy to keep up even when kids' interests change almost as fast as their shoe size.
  • Tips and tricks to help make stranded knitting a snap--plus beautiful full-color photographs, and clear, step-by-step instructions.
  • MACRAME PLANT HANGERS

    MACRAME PLANT HANGERS

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    Adorn your cozy interiors with 30 hand-woven DIY art and hanging plants.

    Are you a DIY home decorator, plant lover, or flower lover? We got you!

    Macramé plant hangers are the perfect little touch to accent your cozy, designer home. Macramé--the art of knotting made popular in the seventies--is now on a revival, bringing trendy boho vibes into your living room, bedroom, and more. And there's simply no better way to display your hanging plants than stringing them up in handmade woven knots.

    Whether you're a novice or seasoned knotter, Macramé Plant Hangers provides thirty quirky yet stunning projects that will spark your DIY artist's imagination and get you creating. Follow detailed photographs and instructions to construct patterns with various natural fibers, including cotton rope, felted wool, silk ribbon, jute, recycled fabric, and more. There are knotted projects suitable for bigger eight-inch pots, small four-inch pots, vintage bottles, and even air plants.

    Including a practical beginner's section of knot basics; an introduction to weaving; customizable variations to add playful beads, funky fringes, and chic rope tassels to your macramé design for "whimsy;" and a bonus chapter on special projects that mix macramé with a dash of weaving and earthy elements, Macramé Plant Hangers is your handy guidebook to adorning interiors with your own custom hand-knotted, vintage art you can be proud of--while keeping it green!

    PUNCHED

    PUNCHED

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    Discover the primitive craft of punch needle as seen through the eyes of a contemporary artist giving the technique fresh, modern appeal. Yellow Spool's Stacie Schaat shares all you need to know to take a stab in Punched.

    With Stacie's guidance you'll learn:

    - Simple tools and basic techniques can make a range of trendy home goods.
    - Step-by-step mini-lessons that take you from beginner to pro in no time.
    - When to follow the rules and when to break them for knock out results.
    - How to combine quick, repetitive stitches with composition and color for a modern aesthetic with a dozen must-make projects.
    Explore the traditional and untraditional methods of punch needle with projects that can be displayed, used, and loved for generations. You're sure to be pleased as Punched.

    SEW STEP BY STEP

    SEW STEP BY STEP

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    Make, mend, and customize your own wardrobe with this highly photographic beginner's guide to machine sewing.

    Discover how to read a pattern, use a sewing machine, and sew basic stitches, seams, and hems. Explore how to put those skills to use to create, personalize, upcycle, and repurpose clothes and soft furnishings.

    Fully illustrated and easy to use, Sew Step by Step covers all the essential skills and techniques for successful machine sewing.

    STUNNING STITCHES FOR CRAZY QU

    STUNNING STITCHES FOR CRAZY QU

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    You don't have to be a master embroiderer to create beautiful crazy-quilt seams! With 480 seam designs to inspire your creativity, you'll learn to stitch with uniform spacing for a professional appearance. Line everything up perfectly with five pages of full-size stitch templates and dozens of step-by-step illustrations. Then dress up embroidered seams with sparkly beads, buttons, sequins, and silk ribbon embellishments for endless creative combinations!
    TAKE 2 FAT QUARTERS GIFTS

    TAKE 2 FAT QUARTERS GIFTS

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    A fabulous new series using leftover fat quarters to create over 15 gorgeous items.

    For the birthday that's on the way, or a festive holiday that needs more sparkle, conquer that pile of odd quarters you've stashed away and make over 15 fun gifts for your loved ones. Ideal for sewists of all abilities, this is the ultimate, affordable stash-busting project book that will get you making practical, colorful items too.
    Start off with an easy-to-follow crash-course on the essential techniques you'll need throughout the projects - from adding a zip and bias binding to creating patchwork. Then, jump straight into your stash and get stitching!

    Be inspired by the stunning photography, helpful hand-drawn illustrations and heaps of handy hints featured in every project. From children's clothes and toys to bags and make-up pouches, there's something for the young and young-at-heart in your life. Each project includes inspiring photography, instructive hand-drawn illustrations and heaps of handy hints and tips from sewing extraordinaire, Wendy Gardiner.

    VOGUE KNITTING THE ULTIMATE KN

    VOGUE KNITTING THE ULTIMATE KN

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    "An essential addition to the knitter's bookshelf." --Library Journal (starred review)

    The ultimate knitting reference, from the world's most recognized knitting magazine, gets a thorough update--including 1,600 color images and brand-new sections with techniques and designs!

    First published in 1989, Vogue Knitting The Ultimate Knitting Book instantly became a beloved resource for knitters. The second edition, released in 2002, further cemented its place as the most trusted knitting resource. The past 15 years have seen many exciting advances in knitting, and this update encompasses them all. It features an expanded library of cast-ons, increases, decreases, and bind-offs; in-depth sections on newly favorite techniques such as brioche, entrelac, double knitting, and mosaic knitting; and design and construction chapters that go beyond just sweaters to encompass dozens of options for hats, mittens, socks, gloves, and more than 25 shawl shapes. Comprehensive chapters cover lace and cabling, and provide even more Information than before on knitters' tools, correcting errors, finishing, embellishing, and garment care to give you a masterly understanding of every stage of knitting.

    With updated, revised, and fresh material throughout, 65 additional pages, and more than 1,600 photos and hand-drawn step-by-step illustrations, Vogue Knitting The Ultimate Knitting Book is surprisingly easy to navigate with thorough indexing and footnote cross-referencing. From beginners needing to learn the very basics to seasoned knitters wanting a refresher on a complex technique, every knitter will cherish this guide for years to come.

    WEAVING EXPLORER

    WEAVING EXPLORER

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    Weaving is a highly accessible craft -- over, under is the basic technique -- but the stumbling block for many would-be weavers has been the high cost of a commercial loom. The Weaving Explorer removes that barrier, inviting crafters and artists to try out an amazing range of techniques and creative projects that are achievable with a simple homemade loom, or no loom at all! Weavers Deborah Jarchow and Gwen W. Steege take inspiration from the world of folk weaving traditions, adding a contemporary spin by introducing an unexpected range of materials and home dec projects. From sturdy rag fabric grocery bags to freeform wire baskets, delicately woven thread bracelets to colorful woven rugs, crafters will delight in exploring the opportunities to make their own personal variations on these beautiful -- and functional -- creations.
    WELCOME TO WEAVING

    WELCOME TO WEAVING

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    Designed for modern makers looking for a book that will continue to inspire them as their skill grows. Lindsey Campbell, the weaver behind the popular blog and brand Hello Hydrangea, teaches more than 30 techniques plus 17 stylish projects for beginners to intermediate-level weavers. With 400+ detailed photos, Campbell offers just the right blend of learning, encouragement, and great weaving results. An easy tutorial helps you make your own loom that can be used to complete each project. Learn basic terms and skills for beginner weavers, such as warp and weft, and how to keep your sides straight. Sections on intermediate techniques and concepts, such as patterns and how to add embellishments, give you room to grow your skills. Weave 17 projects meant to inspire ongoing creativity, from simple practice tapestries to woven projects such as a necklace and (yes) a chandelier.