S is for Stitch

S is for Stitch Author Kristyne Czepuryk
ISBN-10 9781607056515
Release 2013-01-16
Pages 143
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Presents instructions for making embroidered alphabet squares and other designs for both boys and girls, which can be used in quilts, pillows, wall art, and home accessories.



Knitting Brioche Stitch Socks

Knitting Brioche Stitch Socks Author Barbara Sander
ISBN-10 9781604684841
Release 2011-11-15
Pages 48
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The heel has always been a challenge for sock knitters, so sidestep it! Learn a great new technique and discover how simple sock knitting can be. Select from 14 easy-to-knit patterns for all ages Use this clever technique to create elastic socks that adapt optimally to the foot Discover surprising pattern ideas and a wide range of options for new styles



101 Ways to Stitch Craft Create Vintage

101 Ways to Stitch  Craft  Create Vintage Author Various Contributors
ISBN-10 9781446361740
Release 2013-09-09
Pages 128
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Be inspired to get crafting with this fun collection of 101 unique vintage-themed projects. Create stunning crafts for yourself or as gifts for friends and family, with a huge selection of vintage projects to choose from, including a vintage button necklace, suffolk puff rings, fondant fancies, fabric pin cushion, crochet hot water bottle cover, and vintage tea stand. The beautiful projects cover food and drink, home and garden, fashion, and gifts giving you the opportunity to try something new and expand your crafting skills from sewing and knitting to papercraft and cake decorating! Every project is quick and simple to make with easy to follow step-by-step instructions and there is a helpful techniques section at the back of the book, so you'll be a crafting pro in no time. This stunning collection of craft projects will inspire you to stitch, craft and create your very own vintage lifestyle!



101 Ways to Stitch Craft Create for All Occasions

101 Ways to Stitch Craft Create for All Occasions Author Various Contributors
ISBN-10 9781446361757
Release 2013-04-11
Pages 128
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Want to make gorgeous homemade gifts, cakes, cards and decorations? This stunning collection of all-new projects includes something for every occasion with a wide range of crafts to enjoy, from sewing and knitting to papercraft, beading and cake decorating. Simple step-by-step projects. Quick makes for fast results. 101 original projects to choose from.



Crochet Stitch Color and Style

Crochet Stitch  Color  and Style Author Beth Nielsen
ISBN-10 9781632502872
Release 2017-06-01
Pages 128
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Stitch Your Way To Carefree Style! From the beach to the city streets, a chic, laid-back look is always on trend. And Modern Bohemian Crochet is the perfect foundation for getting that effortless look. In this fashion-forward collection, designer Beth Nielsen presents original garments and accessories that are classically inspired without being too retro. Show off a fresh take on hairpin lace with the Geneva Cardigan. Stay cool with the linen Kinzie Tee, featuring an airy back-keyhole detail. Throw on the Eastlake Sweater for a stylish extra layer on a crisp autumn day. With a wide variety of crochet techniques--including some that look just like knitting--and projects suitable for advanced beginner stitchers and beyond, you're sure to find something hip to stitch for your free-spirited side.



Textured Stitches

Textured Stitches Author Connie Chang Chinchio
ISBN-10 9781620331699
Release 2012-12-11
Pages 308
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Beloved knitwear designer Connie Chang Chinchio debuts a brand-new collection of 20 knitwear designs showcasing texture Textured Stitches brings Connie's trademark combination of simple knitting with lovely patterned stitches to 20 brand-new flattering, wearable projects. A wide variety of knit garments are featured, including cardigans, gloves, pullovers, jackets, hats, scarves, and more. The patterns are fun to knit, mixing quick and easy stockinette stitch with more involved stitch patterns like lattice, knitted pleats, cables, twisted stitches, and ribbing. The textured stitches help create a tailored knitted fit, while classic stockinette lends drape and polished finish. Knitters of all skill levels will love the must-have, truly wearable appeal of these perfect-for-everyday garments. You'll also learn how textured stitches affect gauge, how yarn choices influence the look of patterned stitches, how to approach shaping, and how to incorporate special cast-on and bind-off techniques. The result is a wardrobe full of stylish and smart knitted sweaters, tanks, tees, and accessories that you'll love to make and wear. Add Textured Stitches to your knitting collection today!



Learn A Stitch Create A Scarf

Learn A Stitch  Create A Scarf Author Mary E. Nolfi
ISBN-10 9781601407696
Release 2008-10-01
Pages 56
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With Mary Nolfi's fresh approach, you can create a marvelous muffler, scarves, and even a shawl, at the same time you experience the fun of learning new pattern stitches! Just think of all the original afghans, wraps, lap blankets, and bed throws you could fashion with the 22 stitches used in her 12 projects. Plus, there are beautiful fringes, tassels, and other finishing ideas to make all your crochet projects unique. 12 scarves to crochet, using 22 pattern stitches: Tri-Color Larksfoot Scarf, Openwork Shawl, Star Stitch Sash, Louis XV Scarf, Veil Stitch Scarf, Single Cable Scarf, Double Cable Muffler, Basketweave Cable Edge Scarf, Friendship Ring Scarf, Floral Lattice Scarf, Gypsy Sampler Scarf, and Sampler Scarf. Learn A Stitch, Create A Scarf (Leisure Arts #4518)



Stitch n Bitch Superstar Knitting

Stitch  n Bitch Superstar Knitting Author Debbie Stoller
ISBN-10 9780761174974
Release 2012-11-01
Pages 356
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Knitters: It's time to take it to the next level. And who better than Debbie Stoller to show you how. The expert knitter and gifted, edgy author who introduced knitting to a new generation with her New York Times bestseller, Stitch 'n Bitch: The Knitter's Handbook, now shows her readers how to do more—lots more. Stitch 'n Bitch Superstar Knitting is the only knitter's handbook to teach the full array of advanced knitting techniques and skills, such as double-knitting, knitting lace, complicated color work, beading, and more. Writing with the clarity that makes her such an effective teacher, and the attitude that got her dubbed "knitting superstar" (San Francisco Chronicle), Stoller explains how to "knit by the numbers;" get creative with stripes; embellish with crochet, beading, and I-cords; how to make cable patterns; and how to use color forms. There's also a whole section on DIY—which gives a tutorial on creating your own knitting patterns. And then the brilliant icing on the cake—41 cool, funky, and fabulous patterns from Debbie and the Stitch 'n Bitch community: a fluttery Rococco Shawl, Cap Sleeve Lattice Sweater, Jackie-O sequined cardigan, Empire Strikes Back dress, the adorable Button It children's sweater with changeable animal patches. Plus sexy stockings, stylish handbags, blankets, scarves, and more, all photographed in full-color.



Stitch Craft Create Knitting

Stitch  Craft  Create  Knitting Author Various
ISBN-10 9781446359532
Release 2012-11-30
Pages 67
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Want to try your hand at making gorgeous homemade goodies? These brilliant quick & easy cake decorating projects give you the opportunity to try something new and expand your crafting skills! From pocket dolls to kitten mittens, beautiful bunting to snazzy scarves, create stunning items for yourself, your friends and your home. Each unique project includes: Simple step-by-step instructions Quick makes for fast results Beautiful photography of the finished product to guide and inspire



Stitch London

Stitch London Author Lauren O'Farrel
ISBN-10 9780715338674
Release 2011-08-30
Pages 128
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20 stitching projects to create London-themed objects such as policemen, beefeaters, the queen and her corgis, book cosies and more



Top Technique and Special Stitch Afghans

Top Technique and Special Stitch Afghans Author Deborah Levy-Hamburg
ISBN-10 1573671290
Release 2004
Pages 176
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41 magnificent afghans all in one organized crochet technique and stitch library. One book includes everything from basic stitches to wonderful ages-old techniques that will elevate skills to a new level.



The Knitting and Crochet Bible

The Knitting and Crochet Bible Author Claire Compton
ISBN-10 9780715332801
Release 2008-12-24
Pages 320
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Learn how to knit and crochet like an expert with this ultimate start-to-finish handbook, packed with knitting patterns and crochet patterns - invaluable whatever your skill level. Basic techniques are thoroughly explained through clear artworks and easy-to-follow instructions, complete with advice on choosing your yarns, needles and crochet hooks. Inspiring designs add excitement to your needlecraft, whether it's knitted cables, fair isle and lace, or crochet motifs and embellishments. Over 45 original projects, from classic baby clothes to stylish scarves and hats, allow you to use your new skills straight away, while the extensive charted stitch libraries provide endless creative possibilities.



Stitch N Bitch Crochet The Happy Hooker

Stitch  N Bitch Crochet  The Happy Hooker Author Debbie Stoller
ISBN-10 9780761174981
Release 2006-02-13
Pages 256
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Debbie does crochet! Debbie Stoller, the “knitting superstar,” has been leading an entire movement of hip young knitters with her New York Times bestseller Stitch ’n Bitch and its follow-up, Stitch ’n Bitch Nation, together with over 521,000 copies in print. But guess what? For every one knitter in the world there are three crocheters—which translates into millions of hip, crafty, 18- to 35-year-olds ready to be happy hookers with Stitch ’n Bitch attitude, sexiness, ingenuity, and cool. Written in the author’s cheeky chick style, this heavily illustrated book—featuring four-color photographs and instructional illustrations throughout—is chock-full of instruction, inspiration, and to-die-for designs, from a Fishnet Skullcap to a lacy evening wrap. For knitters and new crafters exploring the hook comes the primer: the advantages of crochet and the ways in which knitters (and nonknitters) benefit by learning this sister craft; a discussion of tools; all the cool yarns available, and what the different gauges mean; plus basic techniques and stitch patterns—including the chain stitch, picot, flowers, filet crochet, changing yarns, and finishing. Then come 40 fabulous, funky projects—the kind that make Stitch ’n Bitch rule—for crocheters: Pom Pom Capelet, Retro Clutch Purse, Anarchy Irony Hat, Ms. Pac Man Change Purses, Doris Daymat, Va-Va-Va Voom Bikini, Animal I-Pod Cozies, Kid’s Sock Monkey Poncho. No, these aren’t your grandma’s doilies.



Melissa Leapman s Indispensable Stitch Collection for Crocheters

Melissa Leapman s Indispensable Stitch Collection for Crocheters Author Melissa Leapman
ISBN-10 9781589239296
Release 2016-07-15
Pages 176
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Anyone who loves to crochet needs to have this book on their bookshelf! Crochet diva Melissa Leapman divulges 200 of her favorite crochet stitch patterns in this book--enough designs to keep you busy stitching for years! Many of the patterns included are original designs, and others are garnered from Leapman's years of experience in the industry. The book is geared toward crocheters of all skill levels and is formatted in a way that encourages readers to learn and grow as they sample from the patterns. The beginning of "Melissa Leapman Stitch Collection" fearures a pattern library with a full explanation of stitch multiples and how they work. Suggestions are offered about how to design basic projects, including afghans, pillows, hats, and more. The book's second section offers stitch patterns arranged by type--from lace to cables to colorwork and beyond. Each stitch pattern is accompanied by easy-to-read instructions, stitch diagrams using international symbols, and a clear photo. If the reverse side of the fabric is interesting for a given pattern, both sides will be presented. A unique icon is used to mark these special patterns, making them easy to seek out for versatile scarves and blankets, which must look attractive on both sides. Readers will want to make hats, scarves, shawls, and more for themselves and friends. The patterns just beg to be stitched. No one can deny it--this book is off the hook.



I Love Cross Stitch Alphabet Collection

I Love Cross Stitch Alphabet Collection Author Sue Cook
ISBN-10 9781446303375
Release 2013-04-08
Pages 32
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"This book contains a fantastic selection of cross stitch alphabet patterns, from leading designers and authors. It features strong designs across a range of styles, with clear, full-color cross stitch charts and easy-to-follow sewing instructions for each project--perfect for beginners."--Amazon.com.



The Knitter s Bible

The Knitter s Bible Author Claire Crompton
ISBN-10 0715323660
Release 2005-10-15
Pages 160
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Includes a copy of the best-selling book The Knitter's Bible, which features over 65 techniques, more than 100 versatile stitches, and 30 projects. This title also contains one pair of easy-to-use bamboo needles, suitable for novice and experienced knitters.



A Dictionary of Costume and Fashion

A Dictionary of Costume and Fashion Author Mary Brooks Picken
ISBN-10 9780486402949
Release 1957
Pages 397
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Fascinating, fact-filled compendium defines over 10,000 words associated with wearing apparel and fashion. From bateau necklines to trilbys and vamps, individual terms are assembled alphabetically in groups according to dress parts, fabrics, and other style categories. Enhanced with over 750 clearly detailed illustrations, this comprehensive guide will be welcomed by writers, designers, and historians.