The Art of Seamless Knitting

Author: Simona Merchant-Dest

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 184

View: 396

Go beyond the basics! Learn how to convert flat patterns to circular techniques with 12 classic, beautiful projects suitable for all ages. With The Art of Seamless Knitting, take your knowledge of top-down, bottom-up, and seamless knitting to a higher level by adapting lace, cable, and color patterns to circular knitting and shaping techniques. The book delves deep, showing different modes of construction and stitch pattern adaptations for seamless (or nearly-seamless) knits while also offering a sophisticated collection of elegant and timeless designs that knit up quickly, give a custom fit, and do not require sewing. The Art of Seamless Knitting is the go-to hands-on reference book that will be a staple in any knitter's library.

The Art of Seamless Knitting

Author: Simona Merchant-Dest

Publisher: Interweave

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 185

View: 199

Go beyond the basics! Learn how to convert flat patterns to circular techniques with 12 classic, beautiful projects suitable for all ages. With The Art of Seamless Knitting, take your knowledge of top-down, bottom-up, and seamless knitting to a higher level by adapting lace, cable, and color patterns to circular knitting and shaping techniques. The book delves deep, showing different modes of construction and stitch pattern adaptations for seamless (or nearly-seamless) knits while also offering a sophisticated collection of elegant and timeless designs that knit up quickly.

The Art of Slip-Stitch Knitting

Techniques, Stitches, Projects

Author: Faina Goberstein

Publisher: Interweave Press

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 176

View: 870

Provides sixteen knitting projects featuring the slip-stitch, discussing the basics of the technique, how to read a pattern, and customizing stitch patterns.

The Fairchild Books Dictionary of Textiles

Author: Phyllis G. Tortora

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 720

View: 510

An essential reference for students and professionals involved in the textile industry.

Knitting Without Tears

Basic Techniques and Easy-to-Follow Directions for Garments to Fit All Sizes

Author: Elizabeth Zimmerman

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 805

The author guides the novice and the experienced knitters in short-cuts and construction tricks and offers twenty original designs

The Art of Paper Flowers

Creating Realistic Blossoms from Ordinary Papers

Author: Bobby Pearce

Publisher: Creative Publishing International

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 192

View: 171

Fill your home with paper flowers! They're easy to make, lovely to look at, and best of all--they'll never wilt! Paper is pretty much the least expensive craft material you'll find. It's also one of the most versatile. With a pile of colored sheets, a pair of scissors, and The Art of Paper Flowers, you can create gorgeous bouquets to give away or keep for yourself. For anyone who's an avid home crafter or future home-decor online vendor, this book will get your creative juices flowering, err, flowing. The Art of Paper Flowers makes it easy for anyone to create beautiful roses, orchids, tulips, and more--completely out of paper. There are thirty-five flowers included in the book, and each pattern is accompanied by a complete list of materials required, step-by-step instructions for creating the flower, original paper-folding techniques from the author, full-size patterns, and color photos for reference. Additionally throughout the book, there are interesting bits of trivia, myths, or folklore for each delicate flower. The book also includes a foreword by Rosie O'Donnell. All the basic information is here in The Art of Paper Flowers for readers to make their own impressive paper flower bouquets. From mastering the skill of paper manipulation to achieving seamless gluing and coloring practices, you'll make flowers look incredibly realistic. Whether you're creating gifts, decorations for an event, or home decor, The Art of Paper Flowers will have you arranging stunning flowers in no time!