The Knit Stitch Pattern Handbook

The Knit Stitch Pattern Handbook

An Essential Collection of 300 Designer Stitches and Techniques

By Melissa Leapman

Potter Craft, Paperback, 9780449819906, 288pp.

Publication Date: November 5, 2013

Beloved knitwear designer Melissa Leapman offers a comprehensive stitch dictionary and guide with more than 300 original knitting patterns, including slip stitches, cables, and lace.
Knitters love their stitch dictionaries. Melissa Leapman, known for her knitting references, shares 300 of her favorite stitch patterns developed over her long career. With basic step-by-step knitting instruction, information on how to most effectively use a stitch dictionary, and a wealth of original stitch patterns, this book will appeal to all levels of knitters looking for a comprehensive, yet portable volume. The book includes stitch patterns in five categories from imaginative novelty stitch patterns to traditional knit designs. Each stitch pattern will include a gorgeous photograph as well as written and charted instructions.

About the Author
Melissa Leapman is a widely published freelance designer of knit and crochet patterns. She also is a popular teacher at workshops and trade shows and has been a featured guest on several television programs.