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Knitting Reimagined: An Innovative Approach to Structure and by Nicky Epstein

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By Nicky Epstein

Reconsider conventional knitting with this groundbreaking number of 25 refined styles for gorgeous sweaters, jackets, and add-ons from probably the most influential voices in knitwear design.

Award-winning writer Nicky Epstein deals knitters of all ability degrees adventurous, wearable tasks that show off cutting edge and smart building and garment information. From a tunic created via weaving sections of knitting to a pullover that includes braided sleeve info, those styles all provide attention-grabbing new twists on vintage handknit designs. The stitches are effortless, however the eye-opening effects will problem the best way knitters take into consideration this age-old craft. every one bankruptcy specializes in one kind of therapy, together with cutting edge shaping, weaving, and braiding, directional knitting, or state of the art how you can use edgings and colorwork. Distilling her greater than 30 years of knit layout information, Nicky stocks all of the methods of her alternate during this attractive quantity.

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Swap the needles over so the stitches are again in your left hand and continue with the next row. WORKING THE PURL STITCH “The next technique to learn is the purl stitch. As perfect partners, the knit and purl stitches are used in combination to create endless stitch patterns. ’ ” STEP 1 With the yarn sitting at the front of the work, insert the tip of the right-hand needle up into the last stitch on the left-hand needle. The needles should be crossed with the right-hand needle sitting over the left-hand needle.

Repeat these steps until every stitch has been transferred to the right-hand needle. Swap the needles over so the stitches are again in your left hand and continue with the next row. WORKING THE PURL STITCH “The next technique to learn is the purl stitch. As perfect partners, the knit and purl stitches are used in combination to create endless stitch patterns. ’ ” STEP 1 With the yarn sitting at the front of the work, insert the tip of the right-hand needle up into the last stitch on the left-hand needle.

By just playing around with where you place these different stitches you can produce an endless number of stitch patterns. ” STOCKINETTE STITCH—If you knit one row and purl one row alternately you will create stockinette stitch. This stitch has a front side—the knit side— and a reverse side—the purl side. ) GARTER STITCH—If you knit every row then you will create garter stitch, which looks the same on both sides. You will also create the same look if you purl every row, but as most knitters take longer to work the purl stitch than the knit stitch, to make garter stitch it is quicker to knit every row.

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