Sew Step by Step – Vikki Haffenden & Frederica Patmore

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Sew Step by Step – Vikki Haffenden & Frederica Patmore

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The essential beginner’s guide to knitting successfully, with more than 200 illustrated knitting stitches and techniques.

A ball of yarn can become anything you want it to be with Knit Step by Step. Taking you through simple skills, including how to knit, purl, and cast on and off, this simple handbook helps you decode knitting patterns and build intricate designs with eye-catching rib and cable stitches, structural effects, and multicolored Fair Isle and intarsia techniques.

Alongside more than 200 clearly photographed stitch patterns and techniques, including using circular needles and creating structural effects, Knit Step by Step features 10 fun knitting projects to put your newfound skills into practice. Create a simple scarf, eye-catching home decor, and other items to keep you and your loved ones warm and cozy.

Easy-to-use and fully illustrated, this book is ideal for beginners picking up their first pair of knitting needles, as well as more experienced knitters looking to build on their skills and refresh their technique.

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Sew Step by Step – Vikki Haffenden & Frederica Patmore

Dr Vikki Haffenden is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Fashion Textiles at the University of Brighton. Her specialist knowledge in textiles spans industrial knitted textile design and manufacturing,and digital textile design, through to the craft practise of hand knitting and yarn creation, all of which she contributes into the different levels in the knitted textile area. Vikki also teaches the complexities and principles of taking design prototypes into manufacture across the various disciplines in the School of Art.

Her interests include knitted textiles, textiles, technical knitted textiles, 3d body shape and ‘difference’ in the context of clothing, textiles and fashion.

Frederica Patmore, coauthor of The Knitting Book (with Vikki Haffenden), is a design consultant for Rowan Yarns, one of the biggest providers of luxury yarns in the world. She runs a number of classes at different skill levels in branches of the John Lewis department store and independent knitting shops, and contributes to needlecraft publications. As well as being a master of knitting technique, Frederica is an accomplished and successful knitting pattern designer.

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