Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible: 260 Exquisite Patterns by Hitomi Shida

Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible: 260 Exquisite Patterns by Hitomi Shida Details

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:
popcorn stitches
twisted stitches
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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Title:Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible: 260 Exquisite Patterns by Hitomi Shida
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    Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible: 260 Exquisite Patterns by Hitomi Shida Reviews

  • Petra

    These patterns are gorgeous and very unique. I liked many of them and can see the designs in afghans and blankets. If someone can make their own patterns, these would make gorgeous sweaters. The instr...

  • Nostalgia Reader

    Absolutely beautiful stitch patterns and charts. I probably am going to have to end up buying a copy of this since 98% of these stitch patterns I have not seen anywhere else before.There's a wonderful...

  • Bobbi

    Since this is non-fiction only to serious knitters I'll say this is a great book. It has so many patterns that can be used in designing your own patterns. However if you are not a chart reader and wan...

  • Jane Leslie

    BreathtakingLooking through the patterns in this book gave me so many ideas of beautiful things that I can knit for myself and others. There is not a pattern in this book that is anything short of gor...

  • Ariel

    This book is a great introduction to Japanese knitting. It has very clear explanations for how to read any Japanese knitting pattern that you might come across since they tend to contain a few symbols...

  • Ashley Lambert-Maberly

    Not really a reading book, it's a collection of stitches. I read the introduction, scanned the stitch patterns, and have worked my way through a particular example. This is going to be a great resourc...

  • Andi

    All of the stitch combinations contained in this book are amazing! I always recommend the library first for knitting books, as usually there are only a few things that are worth making, and not enough...

  • Tanya E. B. Harding

    Complex beautyThis is not a book for beginner knitters. To use the patterns you must be able to follow a chart. I do find it easier to follow charts than written directions. The charts are intuitive -...

  • Regina

    It's wonderful when your gifts are picked from your wish lists. This is an amazing book filled with charts for knitting cable and/or lace patterns that you can incorporate with knitting sweaters, shaw...

  • Diana Albert

    Glad I bought thisI bought this stitch dictionary just because it kept coming up in my recommendations. I should have bought it earlier. It is full of beautiful lace patterns. All of the patterns are ...