Knitting Counterpanes

Author: Mary Walker Phillips
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486473082
Size: 22.96 MB
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Mary Walker Phillips nearly single-handedly brought 19th-century American counterpanes — bed coverings — to the attention of modern knitters. Expanded with dozens of brand-new charts, this revised edition features 46 counterpane patterns as well as 32 lace edgings and borders that Phillips discovered in museums, private collections, and magazines. "A terrific book." — Knitter's Magazine. Revised and expanded reprint of the Taunton Press, Newtown, Connecticut, 1989 edition.

Creative Knitting

Author: Mary Walker Phillips
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486287548
Size: 72.50 MB
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New, revised edition of a revered classic provides methods for using traditional stitches in original ways to produce highly decorative rather than strictly functional creations. Includes color photos of finished projects.

24 Hour Knitting Projects

Author: Rita Weiss
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 0486811069
Size: 38.87 MB
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Even if you have only one hour a day to devote to knitting, you can make any one of these chic patterns in less than a month! Twenty-four quick and easy projects for knitters at all skill levels include shawls, hats, sweaters, afghans, and other items. The simple instructions will appeal to beginners, and advanced knitters will appreciate the chance to whip up a variety of keepsakes and gift items. Full-color photographs of the finished products illustrate the complete, easy-to-follow instructions, and a helpful "Refresher Course" covers everything from casting on to weaving in ends. Stylish and practical projects include Snazzy Scarves, Boudoir Afghan, Yummy Throw, Pocket Shawl, Snappy Scrappy Purse, plus an exciting variety of sporty caps and cozy tops.

Successful Lace Knitting

Author: Donna Druchunas
Publisher: Martingale
ISBN: 1604681128
Size: 78.99 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book presents not only a beautiful collection of patterns but also a fascinating biography of Dorothy Reade, arguably the mother of modern lace knitting. It's a must-have for any knitter who appreciates lace! Discover techniques and patterns developed by Reade in the 1960s as you create gorgeous projects featuring completely modern designs. Offers more than 20 exquisite patterns for everything from scarves and stoles to sweaters and socks to items for home decor Features a wide range of styles from top designers such as Annie Modesitt, Jackie Erickson-Schweitzer, and Evelyn A. Clark Presents a "now I get it" approach to using charts and knitting lace


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Knitting Block By Block

Author: Nicky Epstein
Publisher: Potter Craft
ISBN: 0307587363
Size: 48.82 MB
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Create gorgeous sweaters, bags, afghans, and toys just by knitting the simplest of shapes—a square! No one forgets the sweet victory of completing their first knitted block, but most of us quickly move on to more complex constructions, only making swatches for guage. In this comprehensive volume, celebrated designer and innovator Nicky Epstein reimagines the humble block with 150 new patterns and masterfully demonstrates how to mix, match, and easily combine them into stunning one-of-a-kind garments and accessories. Inside you will find: 150 original block patterns, from simple textures to embossed pictorials, intricate lace to cables, colorwork, double knit, and more, all with Nicky’s signature wit, verve, and style. More than ten exclusive project designs that will make you say “I can’t believe that is made out of blocks!” Detailed guidance for creating exciting pieces out of block knitting, without using increases or decreases. Exclusive cut-and-paste project design pages. Simply cut out the printed blocks and arrange them to help create your own masterpieces. Blocks are quick to knit, portable pieces perfect for group and charity projects, and now not limited to just afghans! Knitting Block by Block gives you the tools to unlock a world of creative possibilities and confidently build your own design “blockbusters,” one block at a time.