The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques

The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques

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Imagine a softly striped crib blanket knit in the comforting colors of the nursery. Or a sophisticated cashmere wrap featuring rich jewel tones that set off a favorite black dress. Knitting teacher and author Margaret Radcliffe presents a world of color techniques in a single comprehensive reference that youa€™ll consult every time two or more yarn colors are in play. Stitchers of every ability level will love the color-combining methods and professional secrets revealed in The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques. Multicolor knitting techniques are explained with step-by-step illustrations and photographs accompanied by instructive text. Complete chapters on stripes, stitch effects, succeeding with multicolor yarns, stranded knitting, and intarsia cover the theory and how-to behind each method and offer creative solutions for handling tangled yarn, estimating yarn quantities of each color, holding on to all those ends, and employing stunning finishing techniques. A final chapter describes more unusual techniques, such as helix, shadow, mosaic, and modular knitting.Drop the wraps on subsequent rows to make loose stitches, and pull the stitches taller by slipping them for several rows. ... Right Swap: Sl3 wyib, dropping extra wraps from last stitch, drop long stitch off needle to front of work, slip same 3anbsp;...

Title:The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques
Author:Margaret Radcliffe
Publisher:Storey Publishing - 2015-07-20


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