All Stitched upBook - 2003
Close-up color photos capture every stage of knitting technique and add meaning to the book's step-by-step instructions, enabling needlecrafters to master more than 50 different methods. They include ladder and mattress stitches, sewing sleeves to body, making button holes, picking up hems and necklines, making pockets, turning rows, casting off with a crochet hook, embellishing with bobbles and tassels, creating knitted flowers and lace, and many more. Detailed instructions for finished projects include a patchwork cushion, a buttoned vest, a cardigan, a knitted purse, and a traditional round-neck sweater. There are more than 250 photos, information on materials and equipment for getting started, a glossary of knitting terms, and even web site resources. Both expert knitters and those who are relatively new to knitting will learn how to give knitted items that truly professional touch.
Publisher: Hauppage, N.Y. : Barron's, 2003
Edition: 1st ed. --
Branch Call Number: 746.432 Cro 3564
Characteristics: 128 p. :,col. ill
Alternative Title: Cover subtitle: The Complete guide to finishing stitches for hand-knitters