With 36 Spring & Summer patterns for women you can get going with making beautiful clothes. A timeless cardigan, comfortable sweater or trendy scarf? Your imagination needed for just that gorgeous winter yarn. Stunning Spring summer designs come to life in Katia Concept yarns including Cotton Yak, Polynesia and Cotton Cashmere.
An exceptional range of patterns in the one book. Clear quality photos with step by step pattern instructions, and web-video support also.
The Index shows the Step by Step Instructions – Knitting, Crochet and Hairpin Lace. Including basic simple hints and clues that just help so much.
Learning to Knit:- Introduction to Knitting How to Begin – Simple cast on – Tubular cast on Basic Knit Stitches – Knit – Purl – Yarn Over – Slip Stitch – Knitting two stitches together – Knit through back of loop – Single decrease – Double decrease – Two stitches worked in the same stitch – Leaving stitches on hold – Row – Edge stitch Gauge Most Frequently Used Basic Stitches – Stockinette stitch – Reverse Stockinette stitch – Garter stitch – 1×1 Ribbing – 2×2 Ribbing – Jacquard – Intarsia Cables – Stitches crossed over to the right – Stitches crossed over to the left
Learning How to Make a Garment:- Increasing – Decreasing – and/or Binding Off Decreasing at the beginning of a row – Decreasing at both edges of the same row – increasing at the beginning of a row – increasing at both edges of the same row Binding (Casting) Off – Simple bind off – Tubular bind on Finishes – Round buttonholes – Horizontal buttonholes – Picking up stitches Seams – Back stitch – Grafting – Side seams Decorations – Fringe – Pom poms Embroidery – French knot – Stem stitch – Satin stitch – Cross stitch – Lazy Daisy stitch – Basting Stitch – Chain stitch – Embroidered Jacquard – Bullion Stitch – Buttonhole stitch – Back stitch
Crochet and Hairpin Lace:- Introduction to Crochet – Chain stitch – Slip stitch – Single Crochet – Half Double stitch – Double Crochet – Triple Crochet – Double Triple Crochet – Backwards Crochet Working in the Round – Ring with Chain stitches – Magic ring – First row and close How to Follow a Crochet Graph – Jacquard stitch crochet Universal Hairpin Lace Introduction to Hairpin Lace – Basic Instructions – Joining the strips – Edging – Group Edging Tunisian Crochet