9781596683143

The Knitter's Companion

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  • ISBN13:

    9781596683143

  • ISBN10:

    1596683147

  • Edition: DVD
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-12-07
  • Publisher: Interweave Pr
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Summary

The Knitters Companion is compact, easy to carry along with my knitting, has reliable information and is comprehensive in it's instruction. This will replace most of the knitting instruction books that I have on the shelf.

Author Biography

Vicki Square: Vicki Square is the author of Knit Kimono, Folk Bags, Folk Hats, and the best-selling The Knitter’s Companion. Vicki has taught knitting for more than ten years, as well as painting and drawing at Colorado State University. She lives in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Table of Contents

Introduction
In Preparation
Supplies and Notions
Yarn Structure
Yarn Sizes
Yarn Label Symbols
Formula for Interchanging Yarns
Yardage Estimates for Sweaters in Standard Yarn Weights
Taking Body Measurements
Body Measurement Tables
Sweater Ease Allowance
Weights and Lengths
Winding Yarn
Knitting Needle Size Conversions
Crochet Hook Size Conversions
Abbreviations
The Basics
Continental Stitch
English Method
Slipped Stitches
Yarnovers
Gauge
Measuring the Knitting
Reading Patterns and Charts
Cast-Ons
Joining Yarns
Increases
Decreases
Bind-Offs
Blocking
Seaming
Hems and Hemming
Borders and Edges
Details
Beads
Buttonholes
Duplicate Stitch
French Knot
Fringe
Knitted Cord
Pom-Pom
Tassel
South American Knitted Join
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