Stitch 'n bitch superstar knitting go beyond the basics

Published 2010
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Easy-to-follow instructions lead you through 20 advanced techniques and build your knitting skills in colorwork, intarsia, fair isle, cables, lace, knitting with beads, steeks, cast-ons, bind-offs, and more stitch witchery. Plus how to design your own patterns. Includes 41 original patterns.

9780761174974 (electronic bk.)
0761174974 (electronic bk.)
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New York : Workman Pub, c2010.
1 online resource (xii, 356 p.) : col. ill. 24 cm.
Includes index.
Access limited to Parkland Regional Library members.
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pt. I. The stitches. Rows are red, rows are blue: color knitting using one color at a time
Knit, if you will, a picture: creating images with intarsia
Strand and deliver: two-color knitting using the stranded technique
Cables and bits: adding texture in your knitting with cables, twisted stitches, bobbles, and more
Lace: the final frontier
Knit bling bling: adding a little sumpin- sumpin- with beads and embroidery
Stitch witchery: a useful assortment of stitches
pt. II. How to create your own patterns. DIY: design it yourself: sketching, swatching, measuring, and drafting
Drop it like it's hot: drafting a drop-shoulder sweater
From rags to riches: drafting raglan-sleeve and circular yoke sweaters
Bringing out the big guns: the set-in sleeve sweater
Details, details: necklines, cardigan bands, and estimating yarn amounts
pt. III. The patterns. Color basics and stitch witchery
Intarsia and stranded knitting
Cables, bobbles, and traveling stitches
Beads and embroidery.
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