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  • Publisher: Dorling Kindersley
  • Edition: BB Hardback
  • Publication: 05 September 2019
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9780241361948
  • Stock: 13 in stock
  • Size: 229x276 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 364
  • RRP: £25.00
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The Knitting Book

£25.00

Over 250 step-by-step techniques by Vikki Haffenden & Frederica Patmore

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Book Description

This new edition of DK's knitting bible takes you from beginner to expert, with hundreds of step-by-step techniques, more than 120 stitch patterns for a variety of knitting stitches, and 20 knitting projects suitable for those of all abilities.

Fully illustrated and easy to use, The Knitting Book is a one-stop resource for beginners and a rich source of inspiration for keen knitters who want to progress their skills and try new stitch patterns. Each technique is shown in clear photographic steps and explained with helpful annotations and arrows, from basic casting on to intricate Fair Isle and cable patterns.

A photographic stitch gallery showcases over 120 different stitches to inspire you try your hand at everything from garter stitch to intarsia, or customise projects with your own stitch choices.

This updated edition features 10 brand-new project patterns, including an arm knitting pattern, as well as 10 projects from the original edition that have been reimagined with new yarns and fresh colours.

Simple, clear, and comprehensive, The Knitting Book is the only book you need to progress your skills and create beautiful, unique, handmade pieces.

About the Author

About Vikki Haffenden

Vikki Haffenden is a professional knitted textiles designer and university teacher with a background in commercial knitwear design. Vikki acted as design consultant to develop Rooster hand knit yarns and her research into knitting was profiled in Selvedge magazine in 2006.

About Frederica Patmore

Frederica Patmore is a design consultant for Rowan Yarns, one of the biggest providers of luxury yarns in the world. She runs a number of classes for different skill levels in branches of the John Lewis department store and independent knitting stores, and contributes to needlecraft publications. As well as being a master of knitting technique, Frederica is an accomplished and successful knitting pattern designer.

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