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The Knitting Book

Over 250 Step-by-Step Techniques

Vikki Haffenden Frederica Patmore



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17 September 2019
Creative therapy (eg art, music, drama); Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts; Knitting & crochet
The most extensive step-by-step knitting bible ever published.Perfect your skills with hundreds of step-by-step techniques, from basic casting on to more complicated colourwork. Be inspired by the photographic stitch gallery with patterns for more than 120 stitches, including basketweave, seed, and cable stitches.Enjoy 20 projects suitable for a range of knitting abilities including scarves, hats, cushions, blankets, and an arm-knitted rug. With newly commissioned projects using contemporary yarns and colours, a fresh design, and up-to-date photography, The Knitting Book is the ultimate companion for every creative knitter.
By:   Vikki Haffenden, Frederica Patmore
Imprint:   DK
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 283mm,  Width: 236mm,  Spine: 30mm
Weight:   1.800kg
ISBN:   9780241361948
ISBN 10:   024136194X
Pages:   364
Publication Date:   17 September 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  College/higher education ,  ELT Advanced ,  Primary
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Vikki Haffenden, author of the techniques chapters, is a textiles expert with a special focus in digital knit design and practice. Following a career in industry design practice and wide-ranging consultancy work, Vikki now teaches on computer knit design and theories of practice at the University of Brighton. She has worked on DK's The Knitting Book (2011), Knit Step by Step (2012), Big Book of Knitting (2013), and Baby & Toddler Knits Made Easy (2013).Frederica Patmore, author of the tools and materials, all updated projects, and original stitch pattern chapters, has worked as a Design Consultant for Rowan Yarns, one of the biggest providers of luxury yarns in the world. She runs a number of classes in department stores and knitting shops, contributes to needlecraft publications, and is an accomplished knitting pattern designer.

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