New PDF release: The Ultimate Book of Decorative Knots

By Lindsey Philpott

ISBN-10: 1602392420

ISBN-13: 9781602392427

All knots are necessary, yet many can be very attractive. right here, Lindsey Philpott units out to supply the main entire, worthy, and engaging e-book of ornamental knots from world wide. Readers will research the fabrics, tools, measurements, and instruments had to tie dozens of gorgeous knots. Flat knots, around knots, sq. knots, overlaying knots—you identify it, and this booklet has it. From braids to plaits to sinnets, listed below are step by step directions followed through full-color photos for the knot tyer's reference. A convenient reference e-book or a stunning present, this can be a necessary addition to each knot enthusiast's library.

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2 1 Insert the needle through stitches 5 and 6 as shown (from the front). 6 3 2 2 7 6 5 4 1 Return to stitch 4, insert the needle from the back, skip stitches 5 and 6, and bring the needle out at the back of stitch 7. Repeat steps 3 to 5. Return to stitch 1, insert the needle from the front, and take it out from the back of stitch 3. 7 3’ 3 5 4 3 2 1 Return to stitch 2, insert the needle from the front, skip stitches 3 and 4 (purl-stitches), and bring the needle out at the front of stitch 5 (a knit-stitch).

Because the knitted stitches go in the opposite direction, work a half stitch at the edge. When the stitches on 1 piece have been bound off Take the yarn from the bottom piece and insert the needle into the stitch on the top piece. Go back to the bottom piece and insert the needle as shown by the arrow. 1 2 Begin with the yarn from the edge with the live stitches and take a half stitch on the bound-off edge, inserting the needle as shown by the arrow. Return to the stitch on the top piece, and insert the needle as shown by the arrow.

It produces a firm seam and prevents stretching, so it’s often used for joining sleeves at armholes. This method is also suitable for mohair and less stable, textured yarns. Stockinette stitch 1 Place the pieces with right-sides together. Insert the hook straight into the fabric of both pieces between the first and second stitches. 2 Yarn over and pull up a loop through both layers. Be careful that the chainstitch seam isn’t too tight! Single rib Use when both edges of the pieces have 1 knit-stitch.

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