Hand-Manipulated Stitches for Machine Knitters

Hand-Manipulated Stitches for Machine Knitters


By (author) Susan Guagliumi

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  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
  • Format: Paperback | 249 pages
  • Dimensions: 202mm x 254mm x 20mm | 640g
  • Publication date: 4 December 2008
  • ISBN 10: 143921980X
  • ISBN 13: 9781439219805
  • Sales rank: 1,456,166

Product description

A knitting machine can knit in seconds what might take hours to produce by hand. Still, there are plenty of stitches and effects that the machine cannot execute automatically. For these, your hands take charge.Hand-Manipulated Stitches for Machine Knitters is a rich sourcebook that includes detailed information on all types of hand-manipulated stitches: twisted, wrapped, woven, lifted, rehung, transferred and cabled. All techniques are described in generic language, suitable for any knitting machine. In addition, the first chapter offers a clear description of how machines form stitches and is especially helpful for new knitters. A companion DVD to this book is keyed to text pages and offers additional explanation for techniques covered in the book.This edition of Hand-Manipulated Stitches is identical to the original, 1990 Taunton Press edition, though it does include a number of corrections that came to light after the initial publication.

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