Up, Down, All-Around Stitch Dictionary: More than 150 stitch patterns to knit top down, bottom up, back and forth, and in the round

Up, Down, All-Around Stitch Dictionary: More than 150 stitch patterns to knit top down, bottom up, back and forth, and in the round Details

Stitch dictionaries are to knitters what Webster’s is to a writer. Within the pages of these inspiring reference books are the endless variations of knit and purl stitches that produce the fabrics of all knitting. But in the Up, Down, All-Around Stitch Dictionary, designer Wendy Bernard does something no other author has done before— she presents instructions for working 150 popular stitch patterns four different ways: top down, bottom up, back and forth, and in the round. This hefty collection, ranging from lace and cables to colorwork and fancy edgings, is loaded with beautifully photographed swatches of each pattern, plus charted and text instructions. To showcase the stitch patterns in action, Bernard also includes instructions for eight garments as well as her famous formulas for knitting garments without a pattern. This is an invaluable go-to resource, sure to inspire legions of knitters to use stitch patterns in new and exciting ways.

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Title:Up, Down, All-Around Stitch Dictionary: More than 150 stitch patterns to knit top down, bottom up, back and forth, and in the round
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781617690990
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    Up, Down, All-Around Stitch Dictionary: More than 150 stitch patterns to knit top down, bottom up, back and forth, and in the round Reviews

  • Melanie

    I'll just copy what I wrote for The Knitting All Around Stitch Dictionary: 150 new stitch patterns to knit top down, bottom up, back and forth & in the round because the two books are equally fascinat...

  • Ann

    Great book, but kindle version needs a bit moreThis book does a great job with patterns knitted from the bottom up, top down, or in the round. It offers both charts and written patterns. It is very we...

  • Kristine Cole

    Great explanations!This author goes above and beyond with stitch explanations, allowing you to use the stitch top down, bottom up and in the round. Charts and excellent instructions. Very impressed wi...

  • Carol M

    don’t like the spiral bound format. Pretty good instructions and stitches, tho....

  • Maggie

    I looked through this book online on Amazon and put it on my Good Reads page "To-Read" list. This is my number 1 top of the wishlist! I think I'm ready for this book and I want this book! I'm gonna se...

  • Lil' Grogan

    Heard her on Marly Bird's podcast, was skeptical. Confirmed - for those too lazy to figure it out themselves. Thought would be interesting to see her deal with lace or cable patterns, but she doesn't ...

  • Megan Blosser

    I love seeing some new patterns! The photos are great and the diagrams for both flat and round knitting are excellent. I haven't actually tried working any of the patterns, so I am giving a 4 star rev...

  • Kate

    This book is fascinating with the idea of being able to knit these stitches any way! The stitches run the gamut from simple to complex, the illustrations are wonderful and the explanations are concise...

  • Beth

    great resource for patterns. For each pattern, it gives directions for straight and circular knitting....

  • Leslie Jem

    Excellent reference!...