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Turner, Sharon

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Knitting Design: Working from a Master Pattern to Fashion Your Own Knits

Turner, Sharon - Teach Yourself VISUALLY Knitting Design: Working from a Master Pattern to Fashion Your Own Knits, ebook

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There are lots of stylish knitting patterns out there, but sometimes you want to do your own thing. Maybe you've found a yarn that would make a beautiful hat, and all you need are basic directions for shaping. Or maybe you've had your eye on a cute sweater in a store window and know that you can make a better version yourself—if you could only figure out the measurements. This handy guide demystifies all that knitting math and shows you how to knit custom-fitted, one-of-a-kind fashions that express your style. Master patterns for hats, sweaters, scarves, shawls, bags, mittens, vests, and socks lay out the basic construction for each item in a range of sizes; you choose the yarn and decide which modifications and customizations you want to make.

Precise master patterns show you all the steps involved in constructing handknits

  • Master patterns give instructions for multiple sizes and gauges
  • A number of shaping, edgings, and stitch patterns accompany each master pattern
  • Helpful tips provide additional guidance
  • Tables take the work out of knitting math
  • Step-by-step instructions accompany each photo
  • Color photos, illustrations, and diagrams demonstrate important concepts

Keywords: CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Needlework / Knitting CRA015000

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2007
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Teach Yourself VISUALLY Consumer
Page amount
292 pages
Categories
Technology, Energy, Traffic
 
Pastimes, Plays, Handiwork, Games
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118167069
Printed ISBN
9780470068175

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