350 stitch patterns you'll use again and again Knitting Stitches VISUAL Encyclopedia gives you quick visual access to a comprehensive collection of stitch combinations that enable you to create your own designs or modify existing patterns with ease. Each stitch is accompanied by a full-color photo and diagram to make learning even easier, while sidebars guide you through tricky parts of various stitch patterns. knit and purl patterns ribs bobbles and textured stitches slipstitch patterns twist-stitch patterns cables drop-stitch, eyelet, and lace patterns borders and edgings color knitting patterns
SHARON TURNER is the author of several knitting books, including Teach Yourself VISUALLY Knitting, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Knitting Design, and Knitting VISUAL Quick Tips (all from Wiley). She designs knitwear and published Monkeysuits, a line of knitwear patterns for babies and children.
CHAPTER 1 Knit and Purl Patterns 1 CHAPTER 2 Rib Patterns 37 CHAPTER 3 Bobbles and Textured Stitches 61 CHAPTER 4 Slipstitch Patterns 77 CHAPTER 5 Twist-Stitch Patterns 91 CHAPTER 6 Cable Patterns 108 CHAPTER 7 Drop-stitch, Yarn Overs, Eyelet, and Lace 142 CHAPTER 8 Borders and Edgings 160 CHAPTER 9 Creative Stitches and Combinations 173 CHAPTER 10 Color Knitting 184 Stranded Color Patterns Intarsia Patterns and Motifs Color-Slip Patterns Appendix: Glossary 235