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The knitter's book of finishing techniques

Author: Nancie Wiseman
Publisher: Woodinville, WA : Martingale, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides step-by-step instructions for a variety of finishing techniques, including blocking, seams, increases, decreases, and decorative finishes.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancie Wiseman
ISBN: 156477452X 9781564774521
OCLC Number: 49822976
Description: 144 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Nancie's finishing secrets --
Cast ons (Long tail cast on --
Knitted-on cast on --
Cable cast on --
Picot cast on --
Chained cast on --
Tubular cast on --
Provisional cast on) --
Increases (Knit in front and back of a stitch or bar increase --
Make one increase --
Raised increase) --
Decreases (Knit two together (K2tog) --
and purl two together (P2tog) --
Slip, slip, knit (SSK) and slip, slip, purl (SSP) --
Central chain decrease (CCD) --
Double central decrease (Sl 1, K2tog, PSSO)) --
Selvages (Slip stitch at beginning of every row --
Garter stitch selvages with stockinette stitch --
Double seed stitch selvage) --
Bind offs (Traditional bind off --
Knit two together bind off --
Grafting or Kitchener stitch bind off --
Two and three stitch I-cord bind off, also know as applied I-cord --
Picot bind off) --
Seams (Starting yarn for seaming at cast-on edge --
Starting a new piece of yarn with seaming in progress --
Woven seams --
Garter stitch seams --
Woven shoulder seams --
Short-row shaping in preparation for three-needle bind off --
Three-needle bind off for shoulders --
Kitchener stitch seams --
Grafting live stitches to cast-on or bound-off seams --
Patch pocket seams --
Inset pocket seams) --
Picking up stitches (To work --
Picking up stitches on a bound-off edge --
Picking up stitches on an edge with rows of knitting --
Picking up stitches on an edge with decreases) --
Borders, bands, and finishes (Hems --
Folded or hemmed neckbands --
Knitted-on button bands --
sewn-on button bands --
Zippers --
Attached I-cord --
Slip slip crochet --
Single crochet --
Reverse single crochet or crab stitch) --
Buttonholes (Two-row buttonhole (horizontal) --
One-row buttonhole (horizontal) --
Yarn-over buttonhole --
I-cord-loop buttonhole --
Crochet-loop buttonholes --
Buttonhole worked in crochet border --
Vertical buttonhole --
Buttonhole stitch to finish buttonholes) --
Odds and ends (Joining new yarn with knitting in progress --
Weaving in ends --
Reinforcing shoulders --
Knitted shoulder pads --
Flat knitting versus circular knitting --
Blocking --
Sweater and yarn storage) --
Worksheet I : planning your knitting and finishing --
Worksheet II : determining increase, decrease, and buttonhole placement.
Responsibility: Nancie M. Wiseman.
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More than 50 expert techniques cover increases, decreases, seams, blocking, decorative finishes, and more.  Read more...

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