Knitting Visual Quick Tips (Visual Quick Tips)

Knitting Visual Quick Tips (Visual Quick Tips)

By: Sharon Turner (author)Paperback

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Solutions to common knitting quandaries are at your fingertips--anywhere you go Knitting VISUAL Quick Tips has the answers you need--fast. With detailed color photos and concise instructions, plus time-saving tips, it covers: Selecting tools and yarn Casting on and binding off Knitting and purling: English and Continental Working cables and bobbles Knitting in the round Shaping Color Knitting Correcting mistakes Finishing Adding decorative details Understanding pattern instructions and charts

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Sharon Turner designs knitwear and publishes a line of knitting patterns under the Trademark Monkeysuits. She is the author of Monkeysuits: Sweaters and More to Knit for Kids, Teach Yourself Visually Knitting, and Teach Yourself Visually Knitting Design . She lives in Brooklyn New York, with her husband and three daughters.


1 Knitting Necessities. Knitting Needles. Knitting Accessories. Yarn Types. Understanding Yarn Labels. Care Instructions and Symbols. 2 Casting On. Make a Slipknot. Simple Cast-On. Knit Cast-On. Cable Cast-On. Long-Tail Cast-On. Open Cast-On. 3 Knitting, Purling, and Slipping Stitches. Knit: English Method. Knit: Continental Method. Purl: English Method. Purl: Continental Method. Slip a Stitch. Join New Yarn. 4 Binding Off Stitches. Bind Off Knitwise. Bind Off Purlwise. Bind Off in Pattern. Bind Off in Knitted Cord. Three-Needle Bind-Off. 5 Correcting Mistakes. Correct a Twisted Stitch. Correct an Incomplete Stitch. Pick Up a Dropped Stitch One Row Below. Pick Up a Dropped Stitch Several Rows Below. Pick Up a Dropped Edge Stitch Several Rows Below. Unravel Stitch by Stitch. Unravel Row by Row. 6 Reading Written Instructions. Reading a Knitting Pattern. Getting to Know Gauge. Gauge and Stitch Patterns. Make and Measure a Gauge Swatch. Sizing in Knitting Patterns. How to Read Knitting Charts. 7 Stitch Patterns and Maneuvers. Simple Stitch Patterns. Selvages. Bobbles. Knit One in the Row Below. Knit or Purl Through Back of Loop. Simple Cables. 8 Knitting in the Round. Circular Knitting Basics. Cast On with Circular Needles. Knit Using Circular Needles. Cast On with Double-Pointed Needles. Knit Using Double-Pointed Needles. Knit in the Round on Two Needles. Translate Instructions from Flat to Circular. Work Seamless Stripes in the Round. Simple Stitch Patterns in the Round. 9 Shaping. Bar Increase. Yarn-Over. Yarn-Over in Stitch Patterns. Make 1. Lifted Increases. Multiple Increases. Knit or Purl 2 Together. Knit or Purl 2 Together Through Back of Loop. Slip, Slip, Knit. Slip 1, Knit 1, Pass Slipped Stitch Over. Double Decreases. Decrease by Binding Off Stitches. Increase and Decrease Multiple Stitches Across a Row. Shape with Short-Rowing. 10 Color Knitting. A Look at Color. Make Horizontal Stripes. Fair Isle Knitting. Weave Yarns in Fair Isle Knitting. Slip-Stitch Color Knitting. Intarsia Knitting. 11 Finishing Techniques. Weave in Ends. Block Your Knitting. Sew Seams. Graft Seams. Assemble a Sweater. 12 Finishing Details. Pick Up Stitches. Button Bands, Neckbands, Plackets, and Collars. Make Buttonholes. Reinforce Buttonholes. Put in a Zipper. Make Pockets. Turned Hems. 13 Decorative Details. Make Pompoms and Tassels. Add Fringe. Make a Knitted Ball. Make a Knitted Flower. Make Twisted and Knitted Cords. Fancy Knit Borders and Edgings. Knitting with Beads. Crochet Embellishment. Embroider Your Knitting. Appendix: Reference Materials. Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 05/07/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780470077825
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780470077825
  • weight: 256
  • ISBN10: 0470077824

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