The Complete Photo Guide to Knitting: All You Need to Know to Knit -- The Essential Reference for Novice and Expert Knitters (Complete Photo Guide Series)
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This volume is a comprehensive how-to book about all aspects of knitting. This book is a reference for all knitting techniques, beginning with the basics of how to knit. A large section of the book is devoted to showing different stitch patterns, arranged in style categories for easy reference. Special knitting topics will be explored in depth: cables, intarsia, entrelac, Fair Isle knitting, and lace knitting. A section will discuss yarns: fibers, how they are spun, gauge, and how to choose.
to wrap yarn around needle from front to back to front again. Socks (make 2) Cast on 72 sts; divide into 24 sts on 3 needles. Join being careful not to twist; place marker here to mark as beg of rnds (center back). Work in k1, p1 ribbing for 3" (7.5 cm). Beg Spiny Ridges patt as follows: Rnd 1: K1, *p1, p2tog, yo, k1, yo, p2tog, p1, rep from * around, end with k1. Rnds 2, 3 and 4: Knit. Rep Rnds 1-4 for patt until 8 1/2" (21.5 cm) from beg, ending with patt Row 1. Note: You will be at
* to last 11 sts, end (k2, p2) twice, k3. Row 7: Same as Row 3. Row 8: Same as Row 4. Row 9: Same as Row 5. Row 10: Same as Row 6. Row 11: K1, *(k2, p2) twice, k4, (p2, k2) twice, rep from * to last 11 sts, end (k2, p2) twice, k3. Row 12: K1, *(p2, k2) twice, p4, (k2, p2) twice, rep from * to last 11 sts, end (p2, k2) twice, p2, k1. Row 13: Same as Row 3. Row 14: Same as Row 4. Row 15: Same as Row 11. Row 16: Same as Row 12. Row 17: Same as Row 13. Row 18: Same as Row 14. Row 19:
rep from * across row. Row 5: K1, *k1, yo, sl 1, k1, psso, k3, k2tog, yo, rep from *, end k2. Row 6: K1, purl to last st, k1. Row 7: K1, *k2, yo, sl 1, k1, psso, k1, k2tog, yo, k1, rep from *, end k2. Row 8: K1, purl to last st, k1. Row 9: K1, *k3, yo, sl 1, k2tog, psso, yo, k2, rep from *, end k2. Row 10: K1, purl to last st, k1. Rep Rows 1–10 for pattern. Parasol Skill level: Intermediate Cast on a multiple 18 plus 1. Row 1 (RS): Purl. Row 2: P2, * (k3, p1) 3 times, k3, p3, rep
stitches together kwise knitwise m(s) markers(s) MC main color rem remaining or remain rep repeat mm millimeters M1 make one stitch (increase) oz ounce p purl p1f&b purl into front and back loop of same stitch p2tog purl two stitches together patt pattern pm place marker psso pass slipped stitch over pwise purlwise rep repeat rev St st reverse stockinette stitch rib ribbing rnd(s) rounds RS right side sk skip skp slip 1, knit 1, pass slipped stitch over (decrease) sl slip
(Don’t count the slip knot!) Slip 10 stitches to each of 3 other needles and drop the slip knot off. Break off the contrasting yarn, leaving a 10" (25 cm) tail. You will be knitting around with the fifth needle. Work cuff chart as follows: Round 1: Join the second end of the MC ball. Bring both yarns forward. Join circularly, being careful not to twist the stitches. Purl each stitch, bringing the new yarn under the yarn just used. Purling an Entire Round Both yarns must be held in front of