The Knitter's Bible: Knitted Afghans & Pillows by Claire Crompton

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By Claire Crompton

Combine incredible shades and textures with 25 trendy designs to create amazing add-ons in your home

The Knitter's Bible: Afghans & Pillows positive aspects an inspiring number of knitted initiatives to liven up the house, from luxurious afghans and bedspreads to sensible cushions and seating. The types range from simple newbie tasks reminiscent of cushions and chunky throws to extra complex bedspreads and textured wall hangings. inside of, you'll:

  • Discover the layout secrets and techniques at the back of every one undertaking and select colour schemes to include the initiatives into your personal inside style
  • Experiment with attention-grabbing elaborations, luxurious yarns and easy-to-follow innovations to easily decorate your home

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Row 4 K10, sk2po, k9, sl 1wyif. 21 sts. Row 5 K20, sl 1 wyif. Change colour. Row 6 K9, sk2po, k8, sl 1wyif. 19 sts. Row 7 K18, sl 1 wyif. Row 8 K8, sk2po, k7, sl 1wyif. 17 sts. Row 9 K the sl st, p15, sl 1wyif. Row 10 K7, sk2po, k6, sl 1wyif. 15 sts. Row 11 K the sl st, p13, sl 1wyif. Row 12 K6, sk2po, k5, sl 1wyif. 13 sts. Row 13 K12, sl 1wyif. Change colour. Row 14 K5, sk2po, k4, sl 1wyif. 11 sts. Row 15 K10, sl 1wyif. Row 16 K4, sk2po, k3, sl 1wyif. 9 sts. Row 17 K8, sl 1wyif. Row 18 K3, sk2po, k2, sl 1wyif.

The designs featured in this chapter are knitted in mitred squares. This is a form of patchwork knitting, in which each square or diamond is worked by picking Using mitred squares creates a piece that is full of dramatic colour contrasts and rich texture. up stitches from those around it. You can create some truly stunning colour effects using this technique, playing with geometric shapes to create either random or structured patterns – as showcased in the Hedgerow Harlequin (pages 52–53). You also achieve rich textures, as some rows are worked YARN FOCUS I have used 18 different yarns for this throw to create a blaze of autumnal colour.

Row 24 As row 18. Row 25 K1, (p1, k1) 3 times, p2, (Cr6R, p4, Cr6L, p4) twice, Cr6R, p4, Cr6L, p2, k1, (p1, k1) 3 times. Row 26 As row 16. Row 27 (K1, p1) 4 times, Cr5R, (p8, Cr6L, Cr6R) twice, p8, Cr5L, (p1, k1) 4 times. Row 28 As row 14. Row 29 K1, (p1, k1) 3 times, Cr5R, p11, C8F, p12, C8F, p11, Cr5L, k1, (p1, k1) 3 times. Row 30 As row 12. Row 31 (K1, p1) 3 times, k5, p10, Cr6R, Cr6L, p8, Cr6R, Cr6L, p10, k5, (p1, k1) 3 times. Row 32 As row 10. Row 33 (K1, p1) 3 times, k5, p8, (Cr6R, p4, Cr6L, p4) twice, p4, k5, (p1, k1) 3 times.

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