Teach Yourself Visually Color Knitting (Paperback)

By Mary Scott Huff

Visual, 9781118066850, 289pp.

Publication Date: May 8, 2012

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Description

The visual way to add color to your knitting

Are you a knitter looking to expand your knowledge and take on new challenges? Color adds vibrant, complex patterns to sweaters, hats, mittens, and more. For the uninitiated, color knitting can be intimidating, but it doesn't have to be. Teach Yourself VISUALLY Color Knitting explains, step by step, the various methods and gives you a variety of projects so that you can put your newfound skills to use.

Working with color--whether it's one richly toned variegated handspun yarn or multiple colors worked in an intricate pattern--is a great way to advance from basic projects to more complex and satisfying ones. Photo by photo, you'll learn all the techniques, including stripes, slip-stitch knitting, Fair Isle (stranded knitting), intarsia, and entrelac. Plus, you'll get some lessons on color theory and discover how to put together beautiful color combinations.

  • Features 21 patterns using various colorwork skills
  • Includes a stitch pattern dictionary for each technique
  • Photos and detailed explanations make learning easy

If you're a crafter who learns better by seeing and doing, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Color Knitting will get you confidently knitting colorwork in no time.



About the Author

Mary Scott Huff, a nationally recognized knitting designer and teacher, is the author of The New Stranded Colorwork. A native of the Pacific Northwest, she shares a wee little house there with her husband, two children, some Scottish Terriers, and more yarn than is strictly necessary. You can follow Mary's adventures playing with string on her blog at www.maryscotthuff.com.
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