Hand-Knitting Disciplines

Hand-Knitting Disciplines

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  1. Tuck Stitches

    Tuck Stitches

    Nancy Marchant

    From Brioche master Nancy Marchant (Leafy Brioche), comes another striking book, dedicated to the fascinating tuck stitch, a reversible texture stitch. 90 original stitch patterns, as well as scarf, cowl, and blanket designs to help you practice and to inspire you to make your own projects using tuck stitches, beautifully photographed and clearly presented.

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  2. Leafy Brioche: Knitted Cowls and Scarves

    The Queen of Brioche, Nancy Marchant, presents the elegant Leafy Brioche collection. A master at designing with this unique stitch, she provides the knitter with beautiful charts and clear explanations which are wonderfully complimented by the striking photography and clean layout of Venezuelan-born artist Alexandra Feo. Purchasing the physical book also entitles you to a free digital version of the book (code in book). Stephen West writes, "As a self-confessed brioche addict, I can’t recommend this empowering technique enough. Nancy is a knitting pioneer and her new collection makes it an exciting time to be a knitter. Catch the bug and knit some leafy brioche!” Learn More
  3. Two-End Knitting

    Two-End Knitting

    Anne-Maj Ling

    Two-End Knitting is a Traditional Scandinavian Technique also known as Twined Knitting. One of the foremost experts on the subject of Two-End Knitting introduces us to aspects of this fascinating technique from basics to new refinements that were not even hinted at previously. You will see her very beautiful designs - some of which are knitted with two-colors: sweaters and skirts as well as stunning mittens, caps and stockings. Includes a very detailed instruction section with plenty of illustrations, plus 30 full-page charts. Softcover. Learn More
  4. Twisted-Stitch Knitting

    Twisted-Stitch Knitting

    Maria Erlbacher

    A classic trio of Austrian books (originally titled, Überlieferte Strickmuster) is now in English and amalgamated (by us) into one volume; Featuring 174 clearly charted twisted-stitch designs plus instructions for a number of jackets/cardigans, vests and elegant stockings with separate motifs in the calf-shaping. The technique section was augmented for easier comprehension. What a treat. 208pp. Softcover. Learn More
  5. Double Knitting: Reversible Two-Color Designs

    The fascinating technique of Double-Knitting (which produces a two-faced, negative-image fabric) has been simplified by the author to enable you to work both sides in a single pass. M'Lou's stunning designs for coats, jackets, and shawls are all accessible through detailed charts as well as written out instructions. An extensive technique section and a chapter of assorted practice items will help you to fall into the rhythm of this increasingly popular type of hand knitting. Softcover. Learn More
  6. Creative Knitting - A New Art Form

    Creative Knitting - A New Art Form

    Mary Walker Phillips
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    In the new and expanded version of Creative Knitting, Mary Walker Phillips provides inspiration for producing large works--hangings-that she knitted as gallery and office-building installations. Instructions are included for some obscure and intriguing knitting techniques. Softcover. Learn More
  7. Armenian Knitting & Free Bowknot Pattern

    Armenian Knitting & Free Bowknot Pattern

    Joyce Williams and Meg Swansen

    Click to download the free Bowknot Sweater Pattern  Armenian Knitting is a marvelous technique in which the motif color is carried throughout the plain part of the garment (trapped across the back) until it is needed. Made famous in the US by Elsa Schiaparelli's Bowknot sweater (free pattern link below), the authors have taken this technique to a whole new level, featuring designs such as Joyce's Knit/Purl pullover, Olive Branch, and Lily Jacket, and Meg's two versions of a Monarch pullover. They get you started with three hats for practice. Innovative garment shaping; all techniques described fully including three choices of how to trap. Hardcover.

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  8. Diagonal Knitting

    Diagonal Knitting

    Katharine Cobey

    I have long admired this remarkable and innovative knitter, teacher and sculptor. Her imagination and intelligence ooze from the pages of this new book. Follow Katharine's guidance for simple knitting techniques and shaping insights to knit your own unique garments - from dramatic and splendid coats, to sweaters, scarves, shawls, etc; all diagonal and seamless. The power of some of Katharine's gallery installations in the final chapter bring me to tears. Softcover. Learn More
  9. Traditional Scandinavian Knitting

    Hooray! Reprinted. An excellent resource of charts and history, by this master of the form. Softcover. Learn More
  10. Traditional Fair Isle Knitting

    This is an altogether wonderful book containing historical and technical information, inspiring photos of traditional garments, and - almost the best part - 900 traditional Fair Isle charts, which are arranged according to height. So, if searching for a chart to fit a specific yoke segment, just dial up the motifs that have the appropriate number of rows-- indispensable for designers. Softcover. Learn More

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