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Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible: 260 Exquisite Patterns by Hitomi Shida (Paperback)

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By Hitomi Shida, Gayle Roehm (Translator)
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Knitters, hookers, and textile crafters of all sorts drool over this book. It is exquisite, with photos beautiful enough to snuggle up with in front of the fire. For adventuresome fiber artists looking to incorporate new patterns into their own work, as well as up-and-coming stitchers seeking inspiration. [Raissa]

— From Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible

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.

About the Author


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.
Product Details
ISBN: 9784805314531
ISBN-10: 4805314532
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publication Date: October 10th, 2017
Pages: 160
Language: English