Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible: 260 Exquisite Patterns by Hitomi Shida

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Tuttle Publishing, Oct 10, 2017 - Crafts & Hobbies - 160 pages
In the Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible knitting guru Hitomi Shida shares some of her favorite needlework patterns.

Shida's strikingly original designs and variations on every imaginable classic stitch result in intricate patterns that form the basis for beautiful and unique knitted fashions. This is the perfect book for the experienced knitter who is looking for new stitches that yield spectacular results! This Japanese knitting book features a wide range of rewarding and intricate stitches including:
  • cables
  • popcorn stitches
  • twisted stitches
  • edgings
  • and many more…
A set of detailed, step-by-step diagrams show you how to execute all the basic stitches. Instructions and diagrams for a series of small projects offer practice working with large patterns, lacy patterns, pattern arrangement and round yokes among other things. The knitting projects include:
  • A classic hat made using large patterns
  • An elegant scarf in lacy patterns
  • The ever-popular fingerless mittens
  • Thick socks that can be made using various patterns
  • A feminine collar using round stitching
  • And much more!
Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible represents a whole new adventure for knitters and is sure to become a valued reference for beginning knitters and experts alike.
 

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User Review  - ashleytylerjohn - LibraryThing

Not really a reading book, it's a collection of stitches. I read the introduction, scanned the stitch patterns, and have worked my way through a particular example. This is going to be a great ... Read full review

Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible: 260 Exquisite Patterns by Hitomi Shida

User Review  - Staff - Book Verdict

This collection, the first by Japanese designer Shida to be published in English, presents a series of intricate patterns featuring cables, lace, and specialty stitches. The arrangement is similar to ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
10
Section 2
17
Section 3
45
Section 4
52
Section 5
72
Section 6
73
Section 7
75
Section 8
76
Section 11
79
Section 12
80
Section 13
81
Section 14
83
Section 15
84
Section 16
85
Section 17
86
Section 18
87

Section 9
77
Section 10
78
Section 19
88

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About the author (2017)

Hitomi Shida is a well-known Japanese designer of hundreds of original knitting stitches and knitted garments. She has been teaching, designing and writing books for over 20 years, and her work already enjoys a worldwide following among Japanese knitting fans.

Gayle Roehm now devotes herself to fiber arts and happily spends her days with yarn and needles. She has lived in Japan, studied the language for many years, and has knit from Japanese patterns for most of her knitting career. Gayle teaches at knitting gatherings around the country and occasionally publishes her own designs. She's been one of Hitomi Shida's biggest fans for over 15 years.

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