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By Leigh Ann Chow, Alan Wycheck, Anita J. Tosten, Missy Burns

Unique details that builds on easy knitting techniques
How-to directions whole with colour photographs
Includes crucial talents overview and knitting assets list
How to knit at the bias, create faultless necklines, contain beads right into a layout, and knit a mitred nook are just many of the extra complex suggestions coated during this lavishly illustrated publication. thousands of step by step images consultant the intermediate knitter via ten appealing tasks: a headscarf, hat, sweater, throw, handbag, and extra. utilizing numerous yarns and stitches, those styles are guaranteed to supplement any knitters library

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Slide the stitches to the opposite end of the needle. 4. Knit the next row as usual, from right to left. Pull the working yarn taut against the needle to avoid any gaps. 5. Repeat Steps 2–4 until your I-cord reaches the desired length. Kitchener Stitch The best way to join together two open edges of knitted stitches is to weave them together using a grafting method called Kitchener stitch. The technique is named after Lord Kitchener, who, during World War I, contributed to a sock pattern with a grafted toe for women in the United States and Canada to knit for the soldiers in the trenches.

Cut the end of the cord below the knot and loosen the strands for fringe. The finished twist tie closure 4 Lantz Corners Shawl Gauge: Wet Blocked Gauge 15 sts and 21 rows to 4" in St st on US 8 needle (or size to obtain gauge) Measurements: 40" x 40" Materials: DK weight Cotton Blend 200 yards/skein, 5 skeins US 8 Double Pointed Needles (or size to obtain gauge) US 8 16" Circular Needle (or size to obtain gauge) US 8 24" Circular Needle (or size to obtain gauge) NOTE: Some knitters may prefer a circular needle longer than 24" when working with all stitches to avoid overcrowding of stitches on the needle.

You have now eliminated the edge stitch, so you will start by slipping the first stitch in the row. 7. Knit the next 2 stitches together and pass the slipped stitch over. 8. Work the yarn over and continue with the row as printed. The finished row will have 18 stitches. 9. Purl the next row (wrong side). Then on the next right-side row, you will decrease again. You have eliminated the first lace section, so in order to maintain the integrity of the pattern, you need to work your decrease before reaching the knit 3 section: Slip the first stitch in the row, knit the next stitch and pass the slipped stitch over this single knit stitch.

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