By Barbara G. Walker
This can be the 3rd of 3 knitting styles books released via Schoolhouse Press and by means of Barbara G. Walker. It includes 350 diversified charted designs, together with: the right way to learn Charts, Textured materials, Twist sew styles, Cables, Closed-Ring Cables, Lace, Lace Panels, Mosaic styles, colour styles, and Uncharted Miscellany. Illustrated with pictures, diagrams and charts. comprises index.
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Garter stitch looks the same on both sides and it is characterized by garter ridges, which can be seen clearly if the swatch is stretched a bit lengthwise (between the cast-on and bound off edges). The garter ridge is a bumpy, horizontal line extending between the two side edges of the knitting. The bumps are the interlacement of 2 rows of knitting. When counting knitting rows in garter stitch, each ridge represents 2 rows. Garter stitch is an excellent stitch for a scarf. The fabric is dense, perfectly flat, and its edges don’t curl.
The process of making a basic knit item is quite simple. In its most fundamental form, knitting requires only three steps: casting on, knitting, and binding off. You’ll find that learning these three steps is easy. Then, by simply changing the needle size, yarn, or yarn combinations, you can achieve a variety of knitted fabrics suitable for different projects. yarn Yarn is simply a continuous strand of twisted fiber. The fiber can be anything from naturals like wool or cotton to luxury fibers such as cashmere and silk.
Practice swatch Alternating Knit Rows and Purl Rows to Make Stockinette Stitch (St st) Stockinette stitch is created when knit rows are alternated with purl rows. Continue on the purl practice swatch, but first mark one side with a safety pin or locking stitch marker. This will be the side on which knit rows are made; the side without the marker will be for purl rows. Work two rows as follows: Row 1 (with marker): Knit all stitches. Row 2: Purl all stitches. Continue, repeating rows 1 and 2 over and over.
A Third Treasury of Knitting Patterns by Barbara G. Walker