201 Knitting Motifs, Blocks, Projects and Ideas
201 KNITTING BLOCKS
This directory presents 201 knitting blocks featuring traditional patterns, original motifs, the alphabet and numbers, and new twists on classic stitches.
This comprehensive resource starts with a chapter featuring 28 basic stitches, including garter and stockingette stitch. This is followed by chapters on embroidery, textured motifs, stripes and colour, fairisle, ripplpes, beading, cable and ribbing, as well as a chapter showing the beautifully intricate intasrisa technique. Sections on letters and numerals are invaluable for personalising.
The project section contains 51 delightful patterns, including blankets and throws, scarves and shawls, bags, hats and gloves and the cutest knitted toys.
If you need to refresh your knitting skills, the basic techniques chapter will show you how to cast on and off, how to hold your needles, and which yarn to choose.
Whether you are a novice knitter or come to this book with year of experience, you are sure to find blocks and patterns to inspire you.