By Luise Roberts
A vital illustrated survey of charted layout motifs, either conventional and glossy, for all knitters
There lots of yarns and styles for knitters, yet a thousand nice Knitting Motifs by way of Luise Roberts is the only development advisor bound to please all degrees and sorts of knitter. It positive aspects a thousand charted motifs to selected from - and never simply Western, both: motifs from the center East and different elements of the area deftly separate one thousand nice Knitting Motifs from its largely-Western opponents. upload a few different types which deftly lend themselves to either looking and fast reference and you've got a entire needlecraft library reference together with colour charts to motivate knowledgable layout adaptations and you've got a true reference winner - entire with lay-flat binding for functional entry whereas knitting.
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The more you educate yourself and pay attention to what works best for you, the more confident you’ll become. 53 wrenna toP -d o wn s eam le s s raGlan constructIon The beauty of top-down raglans is their sim- possible increases. You’ll need longer needles plicity and ease of construction. You can as the number of stitches increases. achieve a perfect fit by trying on the garment as you go and making custom adjustments along the way. A top-down raglan begins with the number of stitches required for the neck circumference.
Finishing weave in loose ends. block lightly to measurements, coaxing sleeve sections of yoke upward in a gentle curve to form a scooped neckline as shown on schematic. 5 cm) from each end of strip. pull up fabric strip, drawstring-fashion, to where best fit is achieved and tie in a bow at the center back. inC rnD: (counts as rnd 1 of 14-st scallop patt) *[ssk] 2 times, m1 (see Glossary), [k2tog] 2 times, [k1, yo] 4 times, k1; rep from * to end—126 (140, 154, 168, 182) sts. work rnds 2–8 of 14-st scallop patt (see stitch Guide), then work rnds 1–8 of patt 2 times.
5 mm) 36" (40 cm) cir needle and using the cable method, CO 178 (200, 222, 244) sts. Do not join. Working back and forth in rows, work Rows 1–58 of Lower Body chart—129 (151, 173, 195) sts; piece measures about 111⁄2" (29 cm) from CO. work once 1 work 2 (3, 4, 5) times Next row: (RS) Sl 1, [k1, k2tog, k4, yo, k2, p2] 3 (4, 5, 6) times, [k1, k2tog, k4, yo, k2, p2tog] 2 times, k1, p1, k1, k2tog, k2, p3tog (center sts), k2, k2tog, k1, p1, k1, [p2tog, k2, yo, k4, k2tog, k1] 2 times, [p2, k2, yo, k4, k2tog, k1] 3 (4, 5, 6) times, k1—121 (143, 165, 187) sts.