Finishing Stitches for Hand Knitters

Finishing Stitches for Hand Knitters
Title: Finishing Stitches for Hand Knitters
Author:
Jane Crowfoot
Description: This is the book handknitters have been waiting for. Step-by-step it describes and illustrates every finishing technique required by handknitters, whatever their standard. Clearly and simply it demonstrates how to add originality, flair, and a professional finish to all your knitted creations. More than 50 techniques, including different methods of casting on, adding a zip, embellishing a garment with beading, and many others. Wonderful design ideas include a unique directory of edgings, practical instructions for creating different garments and soft furnishings based on six essential fundamental finished items. Close-up colour photos capture every stage of each technique from the knitter’s point of view, making methods easy to follow and impossible to spoil. Available from Sally Milner Publishing in Australia/ New Zealand only.

No. of pages: 128
Cover type: Paperback
Trim size: 246 x 190mm
Colour type: Full colour
Series: Milner Craft Series
Imprint: Sally Milner Publishing
ISBN: 978 1 86351 320 3
RRP: A$19.99

Contents

Getting started: Materials; Basic skills. Finishing techniques: Shaping techniques; Sewn stitches; Picking up stitches; Casting on and binding off techniques; Care essentials; Additions; Buttons and buttonholes; Embellishments; Correcting mistakes; Directory of edgings; Colour work. Projects Patchwork cushion: Embellished cushion; Intarsia cushion Child’s Sweater: Embroidered sweater with picot edge; Boy’s sweater with intarsia detail Woman’s Sweater with Lacy Border: Sweater with Fair Isle border Small Shoulder Bag with Flap Detail: Drawstring coin bag with Fair Isle detail; Beaded handbag Man’s Sweater with Seed Stitch Borders: Man’s sweater with zipper Index Credits
Getting started materials Basic skills Finishing techniques Shaping Sewn stitches Picking up stitches Casting on binding off Care essentials Buttons buttonholes Embellishments Correcting mistakes, edgings
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