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Knitting Patterns For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-04556-5
Paperback
320 pages
October 2007
US $19.99 Add to Cart
Other Available Formats: E-book
Introduction.

Part I: The Nuts and Bolts (or Sticks and String) of Knitting.

Chapter 1: The Right Stuff: Knitting Supplies.

Chapter 2: Gauge Your Success.

Chapter 3: Do You Measure Up? Size Matters.

Chapter 4: Break the Code: Reading Patterns.

Part II: A Primer on Stitches and Color.

Chapter 5: The Simplest Stitches.

Chapter 6: Stitches that Look Tricky but Aren’t.

Chapter 7: Colorful Stitches.

Part III: Patterns with Rectangles and Related Shapes.

Chapter 8: Rectangles to Wear.

Chapter 9: Rectangles for the Home.

Chapter 10: Almost Rectangles.

Part IV: Patterns with Circles, Triangles, and More.

Chapter 11: Knitting in Circles.

Chapter 12: Shaping Triangles.

Chapter 13: Putting Together Rectangles and Triangles.

Chapter 14: Knitting Beyond Geometry Class.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 15: Ten Things You Can Knit with that Aren’t Yarn or Needles.

Chapter 16: Almost Ten Things You Can Do with Your Swatches.

Chapter 17: Ten Ways to MacGyver Your Knitting.

Chapter 18: Ten Smart Ways to Care for Your Knits.

Appendix: Basic Knitting Skills.

Index.

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