Japanese knitting stitch bible : 260 exquisite patterns / by Hitomi Shida ; translated with an introduction by Gayle Roehm.
By: Shida, Hitomi.
Contributor(s): Roehm, Gayle [translator,, writer of introduction.].Material type: BookPublisher: Tokyo, Japan ; Rutland, Vermont : Tuttle Publishing, Copyright date: ©2017Description: 160 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 30 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9784805314531; 4805314532.Uniform titles: Kuchūru nitto bōbari no moyōamishū 260. English Subject(s): Knitting -- Patterns | Knitting -- Japan | KnittingGenre/Form: Patterns.DDC classification: 746.432041
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
In the Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible knitting guru Hitomi Shida shares some of her favorite needlework patterns.
Shida's strikingly original designs and variations on every imaginable classic stitch result in intricate patterns that form the basis for beautiful and unique knitted fashions. This is the perfect book for the experienced knitter who is looking for new stitches that yield spectacular results! This Japanese knitting book features a wide range of rewarding and intricate stitches including: cables popcorn stitches twisted stitches edgings and many more... A set of detailed, step-by-step diagrams show you how to execute all the basic stitches. Instructions and diagrams for a series of small projects offer practice working with large patterns, lacy patterns, pattern arrangement and round yokes among other things. The knitting projects include: A classic hat made using large patterns An elegant scarf in lacy patterns The ever-popular fingerless mittens Thick socks that can be made using various patterns A feminine collar using round stitching And much more!
This Japanese stitch dictionary represents a whole new adventure for knitters and is sure to become a valued reference for experienced knitters.
Translation of : Kuchūru nitto bōbari no moyōamishū 260
Welcome to the world of Japanese knitting -- A guide to the symbols -- Lacy patterns -- Overall patterns and crossing stitches -- Pattern panels -- Pattern arrangements -- Round yokes -- Edgings.
Japanese knitting guru Hitomi Shida is known for combining different classic stitches to create unique new patters. In Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible she shares some of the best that Japanese needlework has to offer. Strikingly original stitches and variations on every classic stitch imaginable result in patters that form the basis of stylish new knitted garments. Featuring some rewardingly intricate cables, popcorn stitches, twisted stitches, edgings and so much more--this book is perfect for experiences knitters looking for new challenges that yield spectacular results. Detailed diagrams show you how to execute all the basic stitches. Instructions and diagrams are included for a sampling of small projects. The first Japanese knitting title to be made available in English, Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible is translated and introduced by American knitting instructor Gayle Roehm. This invitation to a whole new adventure in needlework is sure to become a valued reference and perennial favorite on your shelf!