The Complete Book Of Knitting

Author: Barbara Abbey
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486415291
Size: 73.61 MB
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Excellent guide for learning how to knit well, undertake new projects, and even create new designs. All basic procedures thoroughly explained-from casting on and binding off, to inserting zippers and lining garments. Over 500 illustrations show how to knit and purl, increase and decrease stitches, knit left-handed, knit with more than one color, make cables, and much else. Includes chapter on Abbreviations and Terms.

Suffragette Legacy

Author: Camilla Mørk Røstvik
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443885002
Size: 56.66 MB
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The suffragettes are dead. Long live the suffragettes! As part of the Wonder Woman Radical Manchester events celebrating International Women’s Day, the one-day conference Suffragette Legacy brought together academics, artists, campaigners and activists to present and speak about how their work is affected by the suffragette legacy of feminism in 2014. The organisers welcomed academic papers, feminist theory, poetry and visual art to discuss this important, but often complex topic. It was found that the suffragette legacy is often hidden in private stories, in little-known projects, in art and in metaphor. In addition, the contributions to the conference showed that certain suffragette words, worries and worlds in gender politics still play out amongst humans. This edited volume will encourage more dialogue, discussions and future narratives for our feminist foremothers in both Manchester and beyond.

The Martha Manual

Author: Martha Stewart
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
ISBN: 1328927326
Size: 71.40 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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From America's best known and most trusted authority on all things domestic, a fully illustrated guide on how to do everything: including organizing and decorating, cleaning and caring for your home and garden, celebrating, hosting, achieving career goals, and managing finances--and much more

Mittens And Hats For Yarn Lovers

Author: Carri Hammett
Publisher: Creative Publishing international
ISBN: 1610595890
Size: 38.54 MB
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This book goes beyond a collection of projects to teach the reader useful information about the yarns and stitch patterns. Every project in Mittens and Hats for Yarn Lovers teaches the knitter something unique about the yarns/fibers that are used. Lessons are learned by knitting mittens and hats for kids and adults. Styles will include quirky, perky, classic, and luxe—something for everyone. Contains 25 to 30 projects with variations knitted in different fibers, color combos, stitch patterns.

The Principles Of Knitting

Author: June Hiatt
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416535179
Size: 21.28 MB
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A revised and updated edition of a popular classic primer shares comprehensive guidelines for beginning and experienced knitters that demonstrate how to approach a full range of techniques, incorporating into the new edition the author's broadened insights from the past 25 years.

Reader S Digest Knitter S Handbook

Author: Montse Stanley
Publisher: Readers Digest
ISBN:
Size: 18.79 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This comprehensive guide provides all the information you need to knit beautiful items -- whether you're a novice or an advanced knitter. With clear instructions and detailed illustrations, this complete reference work is a must-have. For beginners, there is a special guide and lots of encouragement to practice and expand skills; the very experienced will be surprised at how much they can increase their knowledge of techniques!

Knitting Technology

Author: D J Spencer
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1855737558
Size: 59.53 MB
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The third edition of Knitting Technology, widely recognised as the definitive text on the subject, has been thoroughly revised and updated to include all the latest developments. Beginning with the fundamental principles and moving on to more advanced aspects, it combines in a single comprehensive volume the basics of warp and weft knitting, fabric structures and products, the different types of machines, principles of production and terminology to provide an invaluable reference for textiles students, textile engineers and technicians involved in knitted garment design and manufacture. Fundamental rules and principles are emphasised throughout. Aspects covered include flat, circular, full fashioned, hosiery, raschel, tricot and crochet production. Development of the various types of knitting machines, their actions and mechanisms as well as the construction, properties and end uses of the products which they manufacture are also included. The book is indexed and referenced in detail and includes numerous labelled diagrams and photographs. Terminology is defined either according to The Textile Institute's terms and definitions or current usage in the industry and is supplemented where necessary by American or continental terminology. Although SI units and the tex yarn count system are explained and used in the text, other systems have also been employed wherever it has been considered that their usage is still important. A number of worked calculations are included to clarify the examples given. Knitting technology is the ideal textbook for a range of textile courses from technician to degree level and The Textile Institute's examinations as well as being an essential companion to all those involved in the knitting industry. An essential reference for all textiles student textile engineers and technicians involved in knitted garment design and manufacture