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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 26 September 2018
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782216445
  • Stock: 50+
  • Size: 222x222 mm
  • Illustrations: 400
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP Price: £12.99
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The Encyclopedia of Knitting Techniques

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A unique visual directory of knitting techniques, with guidance on how to use them by Lesley Stanfield & Melody Griffiths

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A new, up-to-date edition of the popular and comprehensive encyclopedia on knitting techniques by professional knitwear designers Lesley Stanfield and Melody Griffiths

A new, up-to-date edition of the popular and comprehensive encyclopedia on knitting techniques by professional knitwear designers Lesley Stanfield and Melody Griffiths.

Whether you're picking up the knitting needles for the first time, or want to learn new techniques to add to your repertoire, this encyclopedia has something for everyone! The Encyclopedia of Knitting Techniques is a comprehensive guide to basic and advanced knitting techniques, designs and styles. Containing more than 200 step-by-step instructions, charts, tips and examples of completed works, this fully illustrated guide is perfect for both beginners and seasoned crafters.

Table of Contents

Introduction

The essentials
- Materials
- Basic skills
- Essential know-how
- Additional know-how

The stitch collection

Design and inspiration
- How to design
- Gallery

Key to chart symbols and abbreviations

Glossary and index

About the Author

About Lesley Stanfield

About Melody Griffiths

Melody Griffiths commissioned and designed garments and accessories for women's magazines and worldwide yarn manufacturers for over 20 years. As well as designing, she worked as a knitting editor and is the author of 201 Crochet Motifs, Blocks, Projects and Ideas, Crochet in No Time, and Knitting in No Time. She lives in London, UK.

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www.karenplatt.co.uk

A new, updated edition of this classic reference book for hand knitters. A great step-by-step guide to knitting for beginners upwards. A colourful stitch dictionary and projects show the full versatility of knitting. All the various types of stitch are covered from texture to lace, plain stocking stitch to fair-isle. This book has some good stitch combinations such as honeycomb and oxo. Includes knitting skills, stitches and design. Once you have mastered the basics of knit and purl, cast on and off, your needles are your oyster. You can create anything. A classic reference.


Craft Focus Magazine Dec 2018/Jan 2019

This new and updated edition of the popular knitting guide is a must-have for all crafters. The comprehensive volume includes both basic and advanced techniques, together with more than 200 step-by-step instructions, charts, tips and examples of complete work. It's written by professional knitwear designers Lesley Stanfield and Melody Griffiths and is packed with creative inspiration.

Whether you're picking up the knitting needles for the first time, or want to learn new techniques, this encyclopedia offers something for everyone. 

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