GRANNIES INC GUIDE TO KNITTING


GRANNIES INC GUIDE TO KNITTING

KATIE MOWAT    Book Number: 91688    Product format: Hardback

Learn tips and techniques from the oldest, wisest and best, grandma and the older generation. Let the fun begin with 20 patterns like the cable beanie, bow headband, beret, fingerless gloves in a beautiful merino wool with satin ties, slouch socks and a reusable flexible shopping bag among them. The Grannies and author Katie Mowat dispense plenty of advice on the art of hand knitting and share techniques to give you confidence to customise their patterns, aimed at inspiring all levels of knitter. They talk you through every step of creating your one-off pieces, from choosing the type of wool to different stitch options to edging and finishing techniques, so pick up those needles and get flexing your creative muscles. Begins with buying and how to read a yarn label, purls of wisdom and care advice, recommended needle size and tension, straight, double-pointed and circular needles and other bits and bobbins like needle gauges, row counters and stitch holders. Beginning with holding your needles correctly, casting on, knit one, purl one, and casting off, here are the stitches everyone should know - garter, stocking, rib, moss or seed, and cable stitch. They help with dealing with accidents and decorating your knitting with pompoms etc. Big colourful pattern charts, colour photos, 192pp.
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ISBN 9780091943615
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