Download All Stitched Up: The Complete Guide to Finishing Stitches by Jane Crowfoot PDF

By Jane Crowfoot

Close-up colour pictures catch each level of knitting method and upload aspiring to the book's step by step directions, allowing needlecrafters to grasp greater than 50 diversified tools. They comprise ladder and bed stitches, stitching sleeves to physique, making button holes, settling on up hems and necklines, making wallet, turning rows, doing away with with a crochet hook, embellishing with bobbles and tassels, growing knitted flora and lace, and plenty of extra. specified directions for comprehensive tasks comprise a patchwork cushion, a buttoned vest, a cardigan, a knitted handbag, and a conventional round-neck sweater. There are greater than 250 photographs, info on fabrics and kit for buying began, a thesaurus of knitting phrases, or even website assets. either professional knitters and those that are rather new to knitting will the way to supply knitted goods that actually expert contact.

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At the same time, when work measures 22 (23, 24)” and there are 38 (38, 40) sts rem, ending with WS row completed, beg shoulder shaping. 75 mm] needles. Adjust needle size as necessary to obtain correct gauge. 49 Shoulder shaping: Next row (RS): BO 12 (12, 13) sts, knit to end—26 (26, 27) sts. Next row (WS): Knit. Next row: BO 13 sts, knit to end—13 (13, 14) sts. Next row: Knit. Next row: BO rem sts. RIGHT FRONT (AS WORN) Work same as left front until front measures 14 (14–1/2, 15)” from CO, ending with RS row completed.

Row 7: BO 13 sts. RIGHT FRONT (AS WORN) With smaller needles, CO 75 sts. Row 1(RS): *K2, p1; rep from * to end of row. Row 2 (WS): *K1, p2; rep from * to end of row. Rep last 2 rows until rib measures 3–1/2” from CO. End with WS row completed. Next row (RS): Change to larger needles and work in St st, beg with knit row. At the same time, inc 15 sts evenly spaced across row—90 sts. Next row: Purl. Work even in St st until front measures 5–1/2” from CO, ending with WS row completed. Front shaping: Row 1 (RS): K2tog, knit across row until 4 sts rem, turn work.

Beg with knit row, work in St st until back measures 16 (16–1/2, 17)” from CO. Underarm shaping: BO 6 (9, 9) sts at beg of next 2 rows. Work even in St st until back measures 23 (24–1/2, 26)” from CO, change to smaller needles and work 1” in garter st (knit all rows). When back measures 24 (25–1/2, 27)” from CO, knit 36 (36, 37) sts for shoulder, BO 42 (42, 46) sts for back neck, then knit rem sts for other shoulder. Place both sets of shoulder sts on separate st holders. Cut yarn leaving 4” tails.

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