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Titel: All Stitched Up: The Complete Guide to ...
Verlag: Barron's Educational Series
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: BACK COVER] The book hand-knitters have been waiting for Illustrated step-by-step descriptions show every finishing technique that all hand-knitters need to master Clear and simple demonstrations show how to add originality, flair, and a professional finish to all your knitted creations More than 50 techniques including different methods of casting on, adding a zipper, embellishing a garment with beading, and many others Wonderful design ideas include a unique directory of edgings, practical instructions for creating different garments, and soft furnishings based on six essential fundamental finished items Close-up color photos capture every stage of each technique from the knitter's point of view, making methods easy to follow and impossible to spoil [FLAP COPY] Knitting as a hobby has gone through countless phases of popularity since its invention thousands of years ago. Many of us no longer have a grandmother or an aunt to advise us on the best way to put techniques into practice. Most patterns on the market tell us how to knit a specific item but often have nothing to say about finishing techniques. As a knitter, you need assurance that you are working properly, and will finish up with a product that others will recognize as hand made and professionally finished--not merely "home made." How many times have you worked carefully on a knitted item only to be disappointed with the finished result once you have put its parts together? "All Stitched Up" aims to take the "scare factor" away from your finishing techniques with step-by-step illustrations and photographs to help you to decide the best way to achieve professional finished results. The book beginswith a simple refresher class on basic techniques. Chapters that follow cover elements of finishing, from the best stitches for sewing to embellishment, beading, and color work. Clear step-by-step illustrations and photos wi. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_new_0764155520
Inhaltsangabe: Close-up color photos capture every stage of knitting technique and add meaning to the book's step-by-step instructions, enabling needlecrafters to master more than 50 different methods. They include ladder and mattress stitches, sewing sleeves to body, making button holes, picking up hems and necklines, making pockets, turning rows, casting off with a crochet hook, embellishing with bobbles and tassels, creating knitted flowers and lace, and many more. Detailed instructions for finished projects include a patchwork cushion, a buttoned vest, a cardigan, a knitted purse, and a traditional round-neck sweater. There are more than 250 photos, information on materials and equipment for getting started, a glossary of knitting terms, and even web site resources. Both expert knitters and those who are relatively new to knitting will learn how to give knitted items that truly professional touch.
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