Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible

Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible : 260 Exquisite Patterns by Hitomi Shida

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Description

In the Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible knitting guru Hitomi Shida shares some of her favorite needlework patterns.

Shida's strikingly original designs and variations on every imaginable classic stitch result in intricate patterns that form the basis for beautiful and unique knitted fashions. This is the perfect book for the experienced knitter who is looking for new stitches that yield spectacular results!

This Japanese knitting book features a wide range of rewarding and intricate stitches including:


cables
popcorn stitches
twisted stitches
edgings
and many more...


A set of detailed, step-by-step diagrams show you how to execute all the basic stitches. Instructions and diagrams for a series of small projects offer practice working with large patterns, lacy patterns, pattern arrangement and round yokes among other things.

The knitting projects include:


A classic hat made using large patterns
An elegant scarf in lacy patterns
The ever-popular fingerless mittens
Thick socks that can be made using various patterns
A feminine collar using round stitching
And much more!


This Japanese stitch dictionary represents a whole new adventure for knitters and is sure to become a valued reference for experienced knitters.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 216 x 292 x 12.7mm | 822g
  • Boston, United States
  • English
  • 260 photos and 260 stitch patterns
  • 4805314532
  • 9784805314531
  • 10,317

Review Text

In the Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible knitting guru Hitomi Shida shares some of her...
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Review quote

"If you've been knitting for a while, chances are you've stood in a bookshop and yelled, 'Why isn╞t this Japanese pattern book available in a format I can read?' Gnash your teeth no more; renowned designer Hitomi Shida has gifted us with this holy grail of stitchery, newly translated into English." --NORO Knitting Magazine
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About Shida

Hitomi Shida is a well-known Japanese designer of hundreds of original knitting stitches and knitted garments. She has been teaching, designing and writing books for over 20 years, and her work already enjoys a worldwide following among Japanese knitting fans.

Gayle Roehm now devotes herself to fiber arts and happily spends her days with yarn and needles. She has lived in Japan, studied the language for many years, and has knit from Japanese patterns for most of her knitting career. Gayle teaches at knitting gatherings around the country and occasionally publishes her own designs. She's been one of Hitomi Shida's biggest fans for over 15 years.
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