Knitting School: A Complete Course

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2003 - Crafts & Hobbies - 144 pages
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It's the best course in knitting ever--a complete instructional manual on every aspect of the craft. Now, complete beginners can learn everything they need to know to knit beautiful and cozy garments, blankets, and accessories. Begin by selecting needles and yarn and then start practicing the basic knitting and purling stitches and their variations, including the loop stitch, slip stitch, and crossed stitch. When you're ready, move on to tubular stitches, and learn to increase and decrease your rows of stitches and bind off to finish your work. Instructions are given for a wide range of garment pieces and styles, including various necklines, collars, sleeves, buttonholes, and pockets. Find out how to correct mistakes and mend holes. Add interest to your projects with decorations such as pearls, sequins, and jewels; jacquard and smock stitches, embroidery, braids, fringes and pompoms. Make baby booties, mittens, gloves, socks, sweaters and more.

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A translation of a book first published in Italy, this is an excellent manual for visual learners, who absorb information more readily from pictures than from written descriptions, and for patrons ... Read full review

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Before Getting Started
Knitting and Purling
Continental Knitting
Closing the Tubular Stitch
Single and Double Decreases
Binding Off
Square Neck
Knitting school English translation by Sterling Publishing

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