The Encyclopedia of Knitting

The Encyclopedia of Knitting : Step-by-Step Techniques, Stitches and Inspirational Designs

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A comprehensive guide to the basic and advanced knitting techniques, designs and styles. Brings the classic craft of knitting to the modern reader, using concise explanations, clear illustrations and finished examples. Offers tips and tricks of the trade in every subject and trouble-shooting advice for each project. Explores the variety of applications for knitting techniques, with ideas and inspirations for any number of marvellous results. Features a variety of garments and designs in a wide range of styles with the work of famous name designers, in full-colour photography.show more

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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 220 x 222 x 14mm | 557.92g
  • Apple Press
  • Hove, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 160 colour illustrations
  • 1840922907
  • 9781840922905
  • 255,214

About Lesley Stanfield

Lesley Stanfield is a long-time hand-knitting designer and has been the knitting editor of several women's magazines. She has produced a number of books on knitting and crochet. She lives and works in Whitstable, Kent. Melody Griffiths studied graphic design, and after a brief spell as an art teacher, joined Woman magazine as assistant knitting editor.Since then she has been knitting editor at Woman, Me and Bella magazines. As a freelance designer she has worked for Debbie Bliss and most of the major yarn companies including Patons and Sirdar. Her designs appear regularly in many magazines including My Weekly, Woman's Weekly and Knitting. Melody lives in London.show more

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