Beyond Basic Knitting: Techniques and Projects to Expand by Leigh Ann Chow, Alan Wycheck, Anita J. Tosten, Missy Burns

By Leigh Ann Chow, Alan Wycheck, Anita J. Tosten, Missy Burns

Specified info that builds on easy knitting techniques
How-to directions entire with colour photographs
Includes crucial talents assessment and knitting assets list
How to knit at the bias, create ideal necklines, include beads right into a layout, and knit a mitred nook are just the various extra complex thoughts lined during this lavishly illustrated publication. hundreds and hundreds of step by step pictures consultant the intermediate knitter via ten attractive tasks: a headband, hat, sweater, throw, handbag, and extra. utilizing quite a few yarns and stitches, those styles are guaranteed to supplement any knitters library

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Knit 2 stitches to finish the row. 5. On the next (wrong-side) row, k2, p16, k2. 6. After a few rows, you will begin to notice that your swatch is starting to slant diagonally to the right. 7. Work Rows 1 and 2 for a total of 20 rows, then work 4 rows of garter stitch. Bind off loosely in knit. Seeing the finished swatches side by side shows the effect of biasing. 2 Sugar Run Skirt Gauge: 24 sts and 32 rows to 4" in St st on US 5 needles (or size to obtain gauge) Measurements (at 1" below navel): Finished waist: 33 (36, 39)" Materials: DK weight Wool/Nylon Blend (200 yds/ skein), 4 (5, 6) skeins Length of lightweight wool yarn for provisional cast-on US 5 32"–36" Circular Needle (or size to obtain gauge) Spare 32"–36" Circular Needle, similar size (for casing) Size G Crochet Hook ½" elastic, enough to fit snugly around waist Samples knit in Twin Twist (92% Wool, 8% Nylon) NOTE: Yarn choice is extremely important for this project.

Place every other stitch on a spare circular needle, the same size or smaller. Once every other stitch is separated onto two needles, the pocket created for the elastic becomes evident. 13. Whip stitch the ends of the elastic together using a needle and thread. Be sure to also whip stitch the edges together and along the back. 14. Place the elastic inside the pocket created by the two sides of the casing. 15. Using Kitchener stitch (see page 20), graft the stitches on the front and back needles together to close the casing at the top.

Whip stitch the ends of the elastic together using a needle and thread. Be sure to also whip stitch the edges together and along the back. 14. Place the elastic inside the pocket created by the two sides of the casing. 15. Using Kitchener stitch (see page 20), graft the stitches on the front and back needles together to close the casing at the top. A dozen or so stitches grafted together to create the beginning of the casing 3 Twin Lakes Cover-up and Hat Gauge: 19 sts and 20 rows to 4" in pattern on US 7 needle (or size to obtain gauge) NOTE: To knit gauge swatch in pattern, CO 25 sts.

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