Traditional Scandinavian Knitting

Author: Sheila McGregor
Editor: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486134164
Size: 20,93 MB
Format: PDF
Read: 141

This classic guide to the styles of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, and the Faeroe Islands includes patterns for jerseys, gloves and mittens, stockings, and caps. 191 black-and-white and 20 color illustrations.

Traditional Swedish Knitting Patterns

Author: Maja Karlsson
ISBN: 9781570768217
Size: 17,25 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Read: 114

Knitting designer Maja Karlsson delved into the fascinating history of Swedish fibercrafts, and discovered a rich tradition of multi-color patterning--the perfect source of inspiration for this lovely collection of 40 uniquely Swedish motifs, applied and combined into 22 projects. Flowers, borders, geometric figures, landscapes, people, and animals, on their own or together, form the backbone of traditional Swedish stranded patterns. With the help of clear diagrams and full-color knitted swatches, a little knitting school, a pattern library, and eyecatching photography, intermediate knitters can confidently try out wrist warmers, hats, and ponchos; and veterans can challenge themselves with sweaters, jackets, and gloves. Pull out your needles, choose your yarns, and get ready to explore the depth, complexity, and beauty of traditional Swedish knitting!

Designing Knitwear

Author: Deborah Newton
Editor: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781561582655
Size: 18,19 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Read: 217

Provides in-depth information on shaping and fitting, working with color and graphics, using dressmaker details, and finishing techniques, and includes instructions for sixteen garments

Traditional Knitting Patterns

Author: James Norbury
Editor: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486316904
Size: 11,67 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Read: 814

Hundreds of knitting patterns complete with easy-to-follow directions and examples of finished work. Long section on fishermen's sweaters. One of the most comprehensive books available.

The Essential Guide To Color Knitting Techniques

Author: Margaret Radcliffe
Editor: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1612126634
Size: 16,19 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Imagine a softly striped crib blanket knit in the comforting colors of the nursery. Or a sophisticated cashmere wrap featuring rich jewel tones that set off a favorite black dress. Knitting teacher and author Margaret Radcliffe presents a world of color techniques in a single comprehensive reference that you’ll consult every time two or more yarn colors are in play. Stitchers of every ability level will love the color-combining methods and professional secrets revealed in The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques. Multicolor knitting techniques are explained with step-by-step illustrations and photographs accompanied by instructive text. Complete chapters on stripes, stitch effects, succeeding with multicolor yarns, stranded knitting, and intarsia cover the theory and how-to behind each method and offer creative solutions for handling tangled yarn, estimating yarn quantities of each color, holding on to all those ends, and employing stunning finishing techniques. A final chapter describes more unusual techniques, such as helix, shadow, mosaic, and modular knitting.

The Knitter S Life List

Author: Gwen W. Steege
Editor: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603427708
Size: 19,49 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Read: 490

Knit a traditional gansey sweater with indigo yarn. Tour a spinning mill. Discover five ways to cast on for socks. Meet your personal knitting hero. The Knitter’s Life List is a richly illustrated compilation of 1,001 experiences and adventures that devout knitters won’t want to miss. You’ll find classic techniques to master, time-honored patterns to try, unusual yarns to work with, museums to see, books to read, and much more. Get inspired and live the knitting life of your dreams!

Knitting In The Nordic Tradition

Author: Vibeke Lind
Editor: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486794911
Size: 15,25 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Read: 497

Richly illustrated with photos, charts, and drawings, this guide features more than 100 patterns for children's and adults' sweaters, jackets, caps, mittens, stockings, and shawls. Includes suggestions for adaptations to individual tastes.

Nordic Knitting Made Simple

Author: Kristin Drysdale
Editor: Page Street Publishing
ISBN: 1645672204
Size: 17,26 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Read: 393

Kristin Drysdale, founder of Scandiwork, shares her innovative and approachable method for mastering colorwork knitting. With a family heritage in Denmark and Norway, Kristin is an expert in traditional Scandinavian knitting and has been teaching colorwork to beginners for years. Kristin’s clear techniques make it easy for knitters of all levels to create the colorful designs of their dreams. Her unique, friendly instructions talk readers through each step, so achieving impressive results is fun and foolproof. Beginners won’t believe how easy it is to knit up gorgeous patterned mittens, slippers and hats. More advanced knitters will love creating beautifully ornate yoke sweaters with simple execution. Readers can create snowflakes, swirls, stars and other creative motifs, along with beautiful geometric designs. Plus knitting with multiple yarns creates a warmer knit fabric, for high-quality garments and accessories to gift or wear all winter long. With a wide range of sizes for adults and patterns for little ones, the whole family can enjoy the trendy yet timeless Scandinavian look. This is more than a pattern collection—packed with essential techniques and clever tips, it’s the ultimate guide to colorwork knitting. This book will have 20 patterns and 60 photos.

Christmas Ornaments To Crochet

Author: Barbara Christopher
Editor: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486789616
Size: 13,59 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Read: 141

"selection of projects from the following previously published Dover books by Barbara Christopher: Elegant Christmas Ornaments to Crochet (1995) and Victorian Crocheted Christmas Ornaments (1993)"

Crochet Lace

Author: Pauline Turner
Editor: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 0486802280
Size: 16,50 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Read: 960

"It's always a pleasure to see an information-packed reference book back in print." — Yarn Market News Learn how to use your crochet hook to make delicate lace patterns with this illustrated guide. No previous experience is necessary; aspiring lacemakers will find all the basic techniques here, and experienced readers will discover new insights into the intricacies of filet crochet, motifs, and Irish crochet. Crochet Lace presents full directions for more than ten projects ― including framed lace motifs, delicate gloves, and a bedspread ― as well as directions for using crochet to imitate other styles of lace such as Honiton and guipure lace. In addition to an extensive collection of traditional and modern patterns, the book offers practical advice and information on joining motifs, edgings, adaptation, and finishing. Color photos and easy-to-follow diagrams appear throughout this splendid source of instruction and inspiration. "This is an extraordinary book! The most completely helpful book I have read and used on crochet. It is suitable for the absolute beginner and the seasoned crocheter. I highly recommend!" — Bartow County Library