Category: Needlecrafts Textile Crafts

  • Download E-books YarnPlay: Colorful Techniques and Projects for the Creative Knitter PDF

    By Lisa Shobhana Mason


    Why spend hours knitting a monotonous one-shade sweater? Pile at the colour and notice the fun of knitting with a number of shades in unforeseen mixtures. make a choice from over 20 tasks, together with domestic décor goods, hats, scarves, sweaters, vests and more.

    Get able to dive right into a international of color.

    Inside YarnPlay you will find:

    • a uncomplicated advisor to yarn, needles and knitting notions
    • a advisor to ''playing with color'' that exhibits you the way to settle on shades by way of drawing suggestion from daily goods like quilts, pictures and magazines
    • a good selection of initiatives, either mammoth and small, from a image afghan to armwarmers and washcloths
    • stash-buster tasks for utilizing up all these odds and ends of yarn
    • a priceless part full of worthy reference info equivalent to a word list of knitting phrases, a knitting abbreviations key, a knitting needle conversion chart and an inventory of inspirational knitting books, magazines and websites

    Can't you're feeling your knitting needles itching to start? choose up this publication, then dig via your stash or stopover at your neighborhood yarn shop and start today.

    Playing with yarn and colour provides an entire new measurement in your handknits. every one of those styles gains a number of shades utilized in unforeseen how you can create appealing results. even if you're keen on monochromatic colors or plenty and plenty of stripes or daring tones facet through aspect, you are absolute to locate items you are going to like to knit in your domestic, your self, or for a distinct buddy, child or friend. you will additionally get a convenient advisor to yarn, instruments and notions in addition to suggestions for enjoying with colour, a thesaurus of knitting phrases, a knitting abbreviations key, a knitting needle conversion chart and an inventory of inspirational resources.

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  • Download E-books Nordic Knitting Traditions: Knit 25 Scandinavian, Icelandic and Fair Isle Accessories PDF

    By Susan Anderson-Freed

    Knit wonderful Colorwork add-ons within the Nordic Tradition!

    conventional Scandinavian and Icelandic designs are given new lifestyles within the initiatives present in Nordic Knitting Traditions. 25 tasks characteristic unique floral, megastar, feather and geometric motifs, all knit in clean and sleek colours. With a various number of hats, tams, mittens, gloves, socks, knee-highs and legwarmers, you will find lots of jaw-dropping, colourful components to knit for your self and those you love.

    • Thoughtful building and full-color charts make those designs effortless to knit.
    • Variations for knitting mittens and gloves in methods and extending socks into knee-highs, in addition to absolutely charted substitute colorways, let you in attaining custom-made looks.
    • "Complete the glance" directions consultant you to styles that fit, making it effortless to create coordinating accessories.
    • Tips and tips for sizing, building and enjoyable knitting assist you knit goods that would turn into family members heirlooms.
    Nordic Knitting Traditions celebrates the roots of stranded knitting with inspiring designs and chic colorways. begin knitting your individual piece of background today.

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  • Download E-books Textiles and the Medieval Economy: Production, Trade, and Consumption of Textiles, 8th-16th Centuries (Ancient Textiles) PDF

    Archaeologists and cloth historians compile sixteen papers to enquire the creation, exchange and intake of textiles in Scandinavia and throughout components of northern and Mediterranean Europe in the course of the medieval interval. Archaeological facts is used to illustrate the lifestyles or differently of overseas alternate and to check the actual features of textiles and their distribution with a purpose to comprehend who was once generating, utilizing and buying and selling them and what they have been getting used for. historic facts, mostly textual, is hired to hyperlink fabric names to areas, numbers and costs and hence offer an appreciation of adjusting economics, styles of distribution and the association of alternate. differing kinds and characteristics of cloths are mentioned and the social implications in their creation and import/export thought of opposed to a constructing historical past of urbanism and lengthening advertisement wealth.
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  • Download E-books Wrapped in Color:: Stranded Knitting in the 21st-Century PDF

    By Deborah Tomasello

    Such a lot of knitters—even pro ones—see colorwork as whatever complicated and past their skills. i used to be rather intimidated via the belief of stranding, and books that I checked out at the procedure didn't allay my fears. My publication indicates all knitters that stranded knitting is much more uncomplicated than they could imagine, and that even very complicated-looking designs are easy to knit. My illustrations and easy-to-follow factors provide even the main hesitant knitters the boldness to create attractive clothing and add-ons. by utilizing the knit sew on my own (because I layout within the around, my styles for the main half don't require purling), even the main green knitters can create items that contain complex colowork rules. Stranded knitting is deceptively effortless. Wrapped in colour bargains a clean and welcome method of stranded knitting. it's a overall departure from conventional stranding type. With a call selection of my new-fashioned colorwork-in-the-round styles, observed by means of many beautiful images, there's something during this publication that would attract younger knitters, in addition to those who find themselves younger at middle. i've got changed the conventional principles of what colorwork is with new designs that experience by no means been performed sooner than. whereas any textual content incorporated is informative, it's also mild, attention-grabbing, informal and interesting. The e-book is lengthy on visuals, tutorials and charts and brief on written textual content. Wrapped in shades covers all that colour can accomplish in a knitted piece. colour can express temper. colour could be lace. colour will be cables. in brief, colour may be something, and a person and knit it.
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  • Download E-books QuiltEssential: A Visual Directory of Contemporary Patterns, Fabrics, and Colors PDF

    Got a question approximately quilting? no matter if you must know the way to decide on colours in your duvet, what percentage squares or triangles you could lower from the material you've got, tips on how to mix 'n match cover blocks, or the variation among French quilting and sashiko—you’ll locate the solutions in Erin Burke Harris’ quick-reference listing of latest materials, colours, designs, and quilting ideas. contains priceless pictures, charts, and tables assist you make your personal layout offerings; courses to cover settings, piecing kinds, colour mixtures, and materials; and bonus profiles of well known modern quilters and their quilting journeys.
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  • Download E-books Welding Complete: Techniques, Project Plans & Instructions PDF

    A unique welding booklet exploring the sensible and ornamental elements of welding, with an emphasis at the hardworking initiatives hottest with severe workshop fanatics. It comprises info on instruments and fabrics, steel fundamentals, constructing store, protection, welding and slicing techniques, but additionally comprises dozens of plans for metalwork tasks.

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  • Download E-books Easy Openwork Knit Tops PDF

    Flexible kinds with a latest charm are highlighted during this detailed needlework undertaking booklet that publications knitters via achieving 5 openwork knit clothing. the easy styles function a number of options that may be comprehensive by way of newcomers, similar to easy garter and stockinette stitches in addition to yarn overs, and the tasks demand huge needles and nice yarns that simply produce the loosely knitted weave that makes those tops stand out. The shaping is minimum for the light-weight vests, drape-front cardigans, and tops during this trend collection, making it extra obtainable to knitters which are nonetheless studying, and the drape of the completed clothing considerably components into selecting the right particular yarns for every most sensible to make sure that knitters can painlessly make goods that glance nice while worn.
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  • Download E-books Art Nouveau Cross Stitch PDF

    By Barbara Hammet

    Artwork nouveau's "spinning, whirling, coiling, winding, and twisting" designs, as artist Gustav Klimt defined them, make an ideal notion for cross-stitch. For the 1st time, a set of initiatives explores the extraordinary probabilities. begin with the reflect body and bowl lids that draw on Klimt's spirals. Then attempt William de Morgan's peacocks utilized to reinforce cushions; a Tiffany panorama photo; a Voysey clock; a snowdrop mattress linen set. All twelve designs include sizable styles.
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