Stitch 'n bitch superstar knitting : go beyond the basics / Debbie Stoller ; with photography by Gabrielle Revere.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle||746.432 STOL (Text)||39231032628626||Adult Non-fiction Collection||Available||-|
- Physical Description: xii, 356 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
- Publisher: New York : Workman Pub., 
- Copyright: ©2010
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Pt. I. The stitches. Rows are red, rows are blue: color knitting using one color at a time -- Knit, if you will, a picture: creating images with intarsia -- Strand and deliver: two-color knitting using the stranded technique -- Cables and bits: adding texture in your knitting with cables, twisted stitches, bobbles, and more -- Lace: the final frontier -- Knit bling bling: adding a little sumpin' sumpin' with beads and embroidery -- Stitch witchery: a useful assortment of stitches -- pt. II. How to create your own patterns. DIY: design it yourself: sketching, swatching, measuring, and drafting -- Drop it like it's hot: drafting a drop-shoulder sweater -- From rags to riches: drafting raglan-sleeve and circular yoke sweaters -- Bringing out the big guns: the set-in sleeve sweater -- Details, details: necklines, cardigan bands, and estimating yarn amounts -- pt. III. The patterns. Color basics and stitch witchery -- Intarsia and stranded knitting -- Cables, bobbles, and traveling stitches -- Lace -- Beads and embroidery.
Easy-to-follow instructions lead you through 20 advanced techniques and build your knitting skills in colorwork, intarsia, fair isle, cables, lace, knitting with beads, steeks, cast-ons, bind-offs, and more stitch witchery. Plus how to design your own patterns. Includes 41 original patterns.
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