The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques

The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques

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Imagine a softly striped crib blanket knit in the comforting colors of the nursery. Or a sophisticated cashmere wrap featuring rich jewel tones that set off a favorite black dress. Knitting teacher and author Margaret Radcliffe presents a world of color techniques in a single comprehensive reference that youa€™ll consult every time two or more yarn colors are in play. Stitchers of every ability level will love the color-combining methods and professional secrets revealed in The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques. Multicolor knitting techniques are explained with step-by-step illustrations and photographs accompanied by instructive text. Complete chapters on stripes, stitch effects, succeeding with multicolor yarns, stranded knitting, and intarsia cover the theory and how-to behind each method and offer creative solutions for handling tangled yarn, estimating yarn quantities of each color, holding on to all those ends, and employing stunning finishing techniques. A final chapter describes more unusual techniques, such as helix, shadow, mosaic, and modular knitting.Working Stripes in Stockinette Stitch Stockinette stitch has a definite right and wrong side. When you change colors, the stripe has a smooth, solid edge on the knit side (A). On the purl side, you see a broken, speckled edge (B). If you like itanbsp;...


Title:The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques
Author: Margaret Radcliffe
Publisher:Storey Publishing - 2015-07-20
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