400 Knitting Stitches: A Complete Dictionary of Essential Stitch Patterns

February 28, 2020 - Comment

Whether you’re a beginning knitter or advanced, whether your tastes range from simple knit-purl stitching to fancy Daisy or Moroccan screen, a dictionary of stitch patterns is indispensable!  Young knitters, old knitters, hip knitters, traditional knitters: they all enjoy different styles. But every knitter from age 5 to 95 needs a good dictionary of stitches. 

Whether you’re a beginning knitter or advanced, whether your tastes range from simple knit-purl stitching to fancy Daisy or Moroccan screen, a dictionary of stitch patterns is indispensable!
 
Young knitters, old knitters, hip knitters, traditional knitters: they all enjoy different styles. But every knitter from age 5 to 95 needs a good dictionary of stitches.  400 Knitting Stitches is a comprehensive guide that invites knitters to experiment with a variety of new stitch combinations. The book is conveniently divided into eight categories: knit-purl, crossed and cables, slipped, lacy,double, twisted, cast-off, and fancy stitches.  Making a romantic lacy wrap or a classic cable sweater? Whatever your style, there’s a stitch in here for you.
 
Each of the 400-plus featured stitches is accompanied by easy-to-follow written and charted instructions,as well as a full-color photograph. A section on basic knitting information and techniques at the front of the book makes this volume even more invaluable.

From advanced knitters experimenting with their own designs to beginners looking for clear instruction and explanation, 400 Knitting Stitches is an essential reference for knitters of all kinds.

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Comments

Anonymous says:

My favorite book of stitches I just started knitting about 18 months ago, and I was soon thereafter introduced to this book. It’s the one knitting book I own that never gets put back on the shelf. Whenever I have a desire to learn something new, I look for an attractive stitch, and then I reach for my US 7s and my Lily’s Sugar and Cream stash. I knit up a dishcloth and stick it on the shelf as a future gift to whomever. People love the dishcloths (for some reason I can’t quite fathom) and I love knowing that I’ve learned…

Anonymous says:

NOT RECOMMENDED. Great pattern ideas. Poor execution. (A comprehensive review.) I love a great stitch dictionary, but this just isn’t one. While there are some nice stitch patterns, the book has MAJOR flaws. I don’t think anybody edited it! Where to start…PATTERN ERRORS- MANY of the patterns are very poorly edited. For example, stitch counts are off for pattern repeats. Written instructions and charts often don’t match. The patterns cannot be trusted as written, have to be read through thoroughly, often charted out from scratch, before attempting to…

Anonymous says:

Very Misleading Book Cover Quite frankly I’m completely turned off by the misleading colorful book cover, when EVERY picture inside is one bland color (cream). After trying to look pass that, I was annoyed again by the lack of common stitch pattern names or abbreviations one would see in an actual knitting pattern like CB4. They could have at least put it in parenthesis so a novice knitter (like myself) would know what to look for. Oh and the extra small charts are ridiculous.So I immediately went to the…

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