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Join Ms. Bridget as she teaches us a variety of knitting techniques.
Week 1: Introduction to Knitting
Knitting Patterns for Dummies by Have you always wanted to knit? Know the basics, but you're looking to stretch your knitting skills? Knitting Patterns For Dummies is chock-full of simple instructions and easy-to-follow patterns to help you create a wide range of classic, beautiful knits for the whole family, from clothing to household items to gift ideas. This fun, friendly guide gives you scores of new ways to have fun with needles and yarn, with great projects such as basic ponchos and pullovers, felted bags and slippers, cabled sweaters, and home and baby accessories, to name a few. You get step-by-step instructions for all the patterns in the book, along with line drawings and 8 pages of full-color photos to guide you. And, with the variations added at the end of many of the patterns, you'll have almost 100 projects to choose from! You'll discover how to: Select the right yarn and needles Decipher knitting lingo Measure your gauge, read a pattern, and understand garment sizing Work with common stitches, such as the stockinette, garter seed, box, and half linen Handle ribbing, cabling, and knitting lace Work with patterns with rectangles, circles, and triangles Use colorful stitches such as the Stripes, Fair Isle, and Mosaic Join shapes together in your design Create different textures and add color throughout a piece or just as accents You'll also find ten things you can knit with that aren't yarn or needles, as well as plenty of tips for caring for your knits once they're complete. From beanies to bags to blankets, Knitting Patterns For Dummies has it all-everything you need to pick up your sticks and get creative right away!
Call Number: Overdrive E-Book
Publication Date: 2007-10-08
Week 4: Tinking and Dropped Stitches
Knits for Teens by Teens have a unique fashion outlook, prizing both comfort and style, and the 16 pieces in this knitwear collection meet those high standards. The sweaters, jackets, dresses, tops, and skirts are all easy to wear, versatile pieces that will become instant favorites. A size range from Juniors 3 to 15 ensure a great fit for most teens. With lots of photos, the book looks like a magazine fashion spread--let your teen make their selections and then personalize with color choice. All pieces are knit in Cascade Yarns, which have dozens of colors to choose from. Enjoy knitting something your teen will love--or maybe even teach her to knit it herself
Call Number: Hoopla E-Book
Publication Date: 2019-03-01
Week 2: Casting on and Binding Off
Knitting 101 by
Call Number: Universal Class - USAFELibraries.org E-Library
Week 5 - Increasing/Decreasing Stiches
Week 8 - Creating Joggless Joints
Week 3: Knit and Purl Stiches
Harry Potter: Knitting Magic by Introducing the first official Harry Potter knitting book--a deluxe guide to creating over 25 authentic Harry Potter knits based on the iconic films. Channel the magic of the Harry Potter films from the screen to your needles with the ultimate knitter's guide to the Wizarding World. Featuring over 25 magical knits pictured in gorgeous full-color photography, this book includes patterns for clothing, home projects, and keepsakes pulled straight from the movies--and even includes a few iconic costume pieces as seen on-screen. With yarn suggestions based on the true colors used in the films, projects range from simple patterns like the Hogwarts house scarves to more complex projects like Mrs. Weasley's Christmas sweaters. A true fan must-have, this book also includes fun facts, original costume sketches, film stills, and other behind-the-scenes treasures. Harry Potter: Knitting Magic is sure to have fans everywhere summoning needles, conjuring yarn, and practicing their best knitting wizardry.
Call Number: 746.43 GRA
Publication Date: 2020-01-28
Week 6 - Knitting Two Pieces Together
Knitting Socks from Around the World This book collects 25 fantastic patterns for socks inspired by knitting traditions from around the world. Patterns from top designers including Star Athena, Beth Brown-Reinsel, Candace Eisner Strick, Chrissy Gardiner, Janel Laidman and Anna Zilboorg are featured, along with an introduction from Nancy Bush, author of Folk Socks.
Call Number: Overdrive E-Book
Publication Date: 2011-08-01
Week 9 - Finishing by Weaving in the Ends
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