This volume brings together some of the best of Julia Pretl's bead collections. In this compilation of the authoras previous three books, Beaded Collars, Bead Knitted Bags, and Little Bead Boxes, readers learn the authoras original methods for beading miniature vessels, knit purses, and classic neck pieces. Pretl, an innovator of form and technique, offers instruction for creating four-, five-, and six-sided rectangular, square, and stacked miniature boxes; vintage-style bead-knitted handbags; and intricate neckpieces, inspired by the dramatic jewelry worn by the ancient Egyptians. Each of the projects contains a materials list and instructions presented both in written and charted form. With detailed instruction and sequenced illustrations, the author provides clear, step-by-step guidance.Secure both ends of the yarn by attaching a large bead or a safety pin to the end so that the stitches do not slip off Bind off all but the last 3 stitches ... Double Knit lncreases Increases in double knitting must be made Within the row (page 40).
|Title||:||Julia Pretl's Big Book of Beadwork|
|Author||:||Julia S Pretl|
|Publisher||:||Creative Publishing international - 2010-10-01|