Download Knitting America: A Glorious Heritage from Warm Socks to by Susan M. Strawn PDF

By Susan M. Strawn

“Susan has put the historical past of knitting in the context of yank background, that will essentially see how knitting is intertwined with such matters as geography, migration, politics, economics, girl emancipation, and evolving social mores. She has traced how a melting pot of knitting traditions stumbled on their approach into American tradition through tremendous waves of immigration, accelerated chance for go back and forth, and technology.” —Melanie Falick 

This is the background that Knitting America celebrates. superbly illustrated with classic trend booklets, posters, postcards, black-and-white old photos, and modern colour images of knitted items in deepest collections and in museums, this ebook is a lovely view of the USA in the course of the handiwork of its knitters.

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Download How to knit by Debbie Bliss PDF

By Debbie Bliss

The way to knit КНИГИ, ХОББИ и РАЗВЛЕЧЕНИЯ, ХОББИ и РЕМЕСЛА Название: how one can knit Автор: Debbie Bliss Издательство: Collins&Brown Год: 1999 Страниц: 159 Формат: djvu Размер: 12,07 Мб ISBN: 185585-674-3Язык: английскийКурс вязания на спицах, начиная от набора петель и заканчивая изготовлением вязаной одежды. В книге уделено значительное внимание вывязыванию орнаментов и технике вязаного пэчворка.Представлено более 50 фотографий образцов узоров с их описаниями. Книга иллюстрирована three hundred рисунками и фотографиями. eighty five

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Download Brave New Knits: 26 Projects and Personalities from the by Julie Turjoman PDF

By Julie Turjoman

Brave New Knits by way of Julie Turjoman, cofounder of is the 1st booklet to have fun the convergence of conventional hand-knitting and glossy expertise. the web has made it attainable for the knitting neighborhood to attach via pictures, pattern-sharing, and blogs that record the knitting initiatives and passions of dozens of designers and lovers. With a foreword written by means of Jessica Marshall Forbes, co-founder of, Brave New Knits comprises 26 must-have garment and accent styles, all gorgeously photographed by means of knitting megastar Jared Flood of Brooklyn Tweed. members diversity from proven designers like Norah Gaughan, Wendy Bernard, Anne Hanson, and knitgrrl Shannon Okey, to emerging stars equivalent to Melissa Wehrle, Connie Chang Chinchio, and Hilary Smith Callis. In-depth interviews with the designers show their layout philosophy and passions. From shapely sweaters and gentle shawls to fingerless gloves and fashionable hats, all the knitted designs beneficial properties certain instructions and charts to motivate either the newbie and skilled knitter.

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Download Kids! Picture Yourself Knitting by maranGraphics Development Group PDF

By maranGraphics Development Group

Are you able to photo your self knitting? do you need to profit tips on how to make enjoyable and colourful scarves, hats, and extra in your family and friends? young ones! photograph your self Knitting indicates youngsters similar to you all you want to learn about knitting, from needles and yarn, to uncomplicated stitches, and the way to place all of it jointly to create a comprehensive piece. you are going to know about forms of yarn and knitting needles and the way to settle on the fitting ones on your tasks, in addition to the opposite instruments you will have to maintain convenient should you commence knitting. as soon as you've your yarn and needles, you are going to tips on how to carry and paintings with them, universal knitting phrases, and basic knitting stitches reminiscent of the knit and the purl. With the fundamentals lined, the booklet will help you learn a knitting trend, end off and begin a brand new ball of yarn, and take a look at out a few complex knitting talents that can assist you positioned the completing touches in your initiatives. The ebook gains seven cool tasks that will help you perform your new knitting talents together with hats, scarves, a pillow, and a handbag. every one undertaking good points full-color photographs that can assist you assemble the provides you would like, and step by step instructions lead you thru it from begin to end. prepare to make your individual specific wearable and shareable knitted creations!

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Download The Complete Idiot's Guide to Amigurumi by June Gilbank PDF

By June Gilbank

Amigurumi (pronounced ah-mee-goo-roo-mee) is eastern for "crochet (or knit) crammed toy."

Although the idea that originated in Japan, the amigurumi craze is taking on the area in waves of crocheted cuteness! From cute fuzzy critters, to sweet-looking vegatables and fruits, to quirky comedian ebook and comic strip characters--if you could think it, you could crochet it!

Whether you're an skilled crocheter or have by no means taken hook to yarn, the total Idiot's advisor to Amigurumi exhibits you every little thing you must comprehend to hook your personal pleasant amigurumi. this beneficial consultant includes:
• A primer at the yarn, hooks, and stitches most sensible for amigurumi, plus enjoyable gildings you should use to customize your ami.
• Easy-to-follow tutorials for purchasing all started, expanding and lowering, operating within the around, altering shades, and more.
• specialist suggestion on including eyes, hair, jointed limbs, outfits, and different enjoyable components on your ami.
• counsel for following an amigurumi development, plus 4 start-to-finish styles to offer you a head-start on designing your own.
• A full-color insert with inspirational images of the completed ami styles featured within the book--and extra!

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Download Knitting The Perfect Pair: Secrets To Great Socks by Dorothy T. Ratigan PDF

By Dorothy T. Ratigan

Realize the enjoyment of socks! Knitting the fitting Pair leads you step by step via quite a few kinds, from hot and vintage to chill and stylish. Take a stroll at the wild aspect with fishnet stockings. Wrap your feet within the romance of lace-cuffed cable socks. deal with your ft to the last word convenience of comfortable thrummed residence socks, or costume them up in fancy reasonable Isle socks or socks with funky, textured stripes. You'll locate types healthy for each foot!

Knitting the suitable Pair includes:

12 styles starting from the conventional to the -fashion ahead, for girls and men.
Sizing suggestion and building information for socks that healthy like a glove.
every little thing you want to find out about yarn and needle choice, assorted cast-on and bind-off equipment, heel turning and toe shaping diversifications, simple stitches, expanding, lowering and grafting—plus care suggestions for hand-knitted socks.
a wide selection of development concepts and diversifications (ruffles, ribbing, tassels, articulated ft and more!) so that you can mix'n'match your option to fabulously unique footwear.

No want for chilly toes with the easy-to-follow, specified instructions inside of, even newbies can prove effects that may knock your store-bought socks off!

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Download Cables Untangled: An Exploration of Cable Knitting by Melissa Leapman PDF

By Melissa Leapman

Attractive, complex, flowing, mysterious, iconic—cable knit sweaters are all that and extra. they're vintage, fashionable dresser staples. for plenty of folks, cables are the most cause we have been forced to benefit to knit within the first position. yet it’s essential to be an ultra-advanced knitter to even take into consideration knitting cables, right?

Not particularly. In Cables Untangled, greatly released writer, knitwear fashion designer, and instructor Melissa Leapman demystifies this perennially renowned procedure, guiding the reader throughout the strategy step-by-step. no matter if you’ve mastered quite a few simple knitting innovations, you could prove appealing cables too!

A accomplished source publication for knitters of all degrees, Cables Untangled good points over twenty cabled tasks, from uncomplicated home goods to garments, model components, and presents for nearly each person in your record. each venture is superbly photographed and comprises beneficial aspect photographs of each piece of cabled fabric.

In addition to the tasks, Cables Untangled contains a useful Cable sew Dictionary, providing you with the instruments to be a talented and inventive cable-knitter. additional assets include:

• A advisor to utilizing knitting charts and realizing their symbols

• A accomplished sew library of either conventional and strange rib, panel, and allover cable stitches, all sincerely photographed and observed by means of easy-to-use charts

• information for designing your individual initiatives

Throughout the e-book, Leapman is determined by the concepts she has built instructing her well known workshops—making the method effortless and enjoyable for somebody.

Here’s the ebook that may carry your knitting to a complete new point, assist you galvanize friends and family along with your appealing creations, and open up a brand new international of artistic possibilities. no doubt, Cables Untangled is an fundamental source in assisting you conquer—and enjoy!—cables. It’s the final word advisor for rookies and professional knitters alike.

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Download Haiku Knits: 25 Serenely Beautiful Patterns Inspired by by Tanya Alpert PDF

By Tanya Alpert

Haiku, the smooth and evocative type of jap poetry, celebrates nature in all its refined and unobtrusive attractiveness. In Haiku Knits, this appreciation for understated, direct attractiveness is expressed within the texture of a felted skirt, the rhythm of a sequence of twisted cables, or the informal beauty of an uneven sweater. writer Tanya Alpert, a knitwear fashion designer and fiber artist, provides 25 basic, smooth clothing and add-ons encouraged by way of jap layout, that includes cutting edge components and lovely fibers. those technically easy but fashionable and complex designs will attract fashion-forward knitters in any respect ability degrees. Illustrated all through with gorgeous pictures, this based booklet additionally contains an appendix of crucial thoughts.

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Download 25 Knitted Accessories to Wear and Share by Interweave PDF

By Interweave

A handpicked choice of 25 favourite styles from Interweave.

The first in a brand new sequence, Interweave Favorites: 25 Knitted add-ons to put on and proportion is a set of comfortable styles conscientiously curated from our roster of terrific authors and architects and taken jointly in one book.

Knitters of all degrees will locate lots of standout initiatives to make and love, from hot socks to gentle shawls; from colourful mitts to shawl and hat units. so much tasks may be knitted swiftly sufficient to develop into well timed presents, whereas a few--such as an Estonian lace shawl--require extra time (but are worthy it). that includes vintage kinds with a few glossy twists, Interweave Favorites: 25 Knitted add-ons to put on and percentage really bargains anything for everybody.

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