Learning to create knit garments without needles is the focus of this stitch-pattern collection and instructional reference. By using long looms, crafters can simplify two-color work, master larger projects, and make double-knit fabrics with more options for surface texture. From simple scarves to detailed felted slippers, the designs in this resource will allure seasoned experts looking for new ways to knit, as well as beginner-level stitchers who are still trying to master using needles. Projects are accompanied by instructional photographs and include a baby blanket, an afghan, a tasseled scarf, a shawl, and a garden party table setting.
Loom Knitting Primer
Author: Isela Phelps
"A beginner's guide to knitting on a loom, with over 30 fun projects"--Cover.
Make hats, scarves, sweaters, an afghan and more-- without knitting needles!--
Knitting Board Basics
Author: Pat Novak, Kim Novak
Provides tips and patterns for knitting on a knitting board, and includes beginners' basics and informaiton on such finishing details as creating buttonholes and joining sleeves.
Novice knitters will discover the delights of working up quick-knit ideas with Alison's clear, practical approach. Starting with materials, she shows how different yarns can be used - from wool and cotton to mohair and ribbon. Experimenting is fun too. String, raffia and fabric can be used to create wonderful textured textiles. Stitches, techniques and patterns follow with clear photographs showing how to start. Casting on, increasing, decreasing, shaping, joining in colours and more, are all illustrated in easy sequences, with a range of beautiful, practical ideas - from scarves, hats and cushions, to cardigans, sweaters and throws. This book is for anyone who is interested in textiles and the joy of working with different textures, colours and natural materials. It is for anyone who wants to give something handmade as a gift, and it is for anyone who wants to experience the pleasure of knitting something special by hand.
If you have struggled to knit with needles, loom knitting is an easy craft to master. Looms are easy and fun to use, even without any knitting experience. In just a few hours you can create fabulous accessories ion every color, texture, and style imaginable! From beautiful scarves for the whole family, to stylish cell hone holders, Loom Knitting Scarves, Hats, Bags & More can help you knit unique accessory designs for all occasions. A sequel to the popular Loom Knitting Socks by the same author, this comprehensive book reveals everything you need to know to loom knit stylish accessories. There are 40 quick-and-easy inspiring projects for no-needle knitting---from glamorous shawl patterns to cute and colorful baby mittens, shown in over 300 color photographs. Start your new loom knitting adventure today and you'll never look back!
Loom knitting uses a circular or rectangular loom, or knitting board, consisting of a frame with pegs. Looms are easy and fun to use, even without conventional knitting experience. You can create alomst anything, from knitted tubes for hats or socks to flat panels for scarves, shawls and sweaters.
Filled with over 30 fun & engaging no-needle projects to knit for the kids in your life!
In Quick Crocheted Accessories, author Sharon Zientara has curated a collection of crocheted projects that make use of one, two, or three skeins of yarn, allowing for both color play and larger projects. Crocheters will enjoy quick crochet projects including scarves and shawls, hats, fingerless mitts and mittens, and slippers and socks!--
Learn to Knit
Author: Sue Whiting
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
A newcomer to knitting will welcome a true beginner's first book--especially if it can turn a them into a practiced knitter in the course of its pages. The overview of needles and fibers quickly leads to an introduction to needles, yarns, and stitches, from learning to follow patterns to putting on finishing touches. Of course, you learn quickest when you practice your techniques with rewarding projects, so you get to take on attractive projects immediately. Start with a pot holder, cushion cover, and tea cozy. Move up to a baby slipover, crib blanket, and girl's bolero. Soon you'll be finishing gift-quality wool and cotton cardigans, cotton and raglan sweaters, boot socks, wool gloves--even a handsome unisex V-neck sweater!
Big Book of Knitting
Author: Katharina Buss
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
“A lavishly illustrated knitting reference particularly strong in its coverage of both basic techniques and more advanced techniques. Garments illustrating techniques covered in the book and a section of stitch patterns round out the content of this excellent knitting reference that should find a place on the shelves of all public library knitting collections.”—Library Journal. “This is a great book!”—Knitters’ Forum.
Author: Clara M. Brown
Publisher: Owens Press
Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.