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The Knitter's Bible, Knitted Throws and Cushions
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This is an inspiring collection of knitted projects to brighten up your home, from luxury afghans and bedspreads to functional cushions and seating.Styles vary from basic beginners' cushions, chunky throws and colourful floor seating, to a pretty corsage bedspread and a textured wall hanging.It explores working with colour, texture and embellishment to create projects to complement and enhance your home.Variation ideas take the projects further, showing different patterns, yarns and colourways through detailed photography and colour swatches.Easy-to-follow techniques ensure great results, whether experimenting with a french knitting machine, embellishing your throws with beads and fringing, or using chunky yarns and bigger needles to gain super-textured and fast results.
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Table of Contents

Introduction; In the Beginning: fibres, weight, texture, colour, needles and gauge, abbreviations and patterns; And now to knit...; On the fringes; Spring greens; Terrific trimmings; Celtic knot garden; Sizzling stripes; Mixing it up; Patchwork pieces; Cubist colours; Life's a beach; Autumn entrelac; Making waves; French fancies; Romantic roses; Wobbly stripe seat; It's All in the Detail: basic techniques Yarns Used, Suppliers, Index.

About the Author

Claire Crompton has worked in the knitting industry for almost 20 years. After a Knitwear Design degree she became a pattern designer for major yarn manufacturers such as Sirdar and DMC. This is the third book in The Knitter's Bible project series, following Knitted Bags and Knitted Accessories. Claire lives in Gunnislake, Cornwall.

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