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The Knitter's Bible, Knitted Throws and Cushions By Claire Crompton

The Knitter's Bible, Knitted Throws and Cushions
by Claire Crompton

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A collection of knitted projects to brighten up homes, from luxury afghans and bedspreads to functional cushions and seating. It explores working with colour, texture and embellishment to create projects to complement and enhance your home.
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The Knitter's Bible, Knitted Throws and Cushions Summary


The Knitter's Bible, Knitted Throws and Cushions: 25 Chic, Stylish and Cosy Projects for Your Home by Claire Crompton

This is an inspiring collection of knitted projects to brighten up your home, from luxury afghans and bedspreads to functional cushions and seating.Styles vary from basic beginners' cushions, chunky throws and colourful floor seating, to a pretty corsage bedspread and a textured wall hanging.It explores working with colour, texture and embellishment to create projects to complement and enhance your home.Variation ideas take the projects further, showing different patterns, yarns and colourways through detailed photography and colour swatches.Easy-to-follow techniques ensure great results, whether experimenting with a french knitting machine, embellishing your throws with beads and fringing, or using chunky yarns and bigger needles to gain super-textured and fast results.

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About Claire Crompton


Claire Crompton has worked in the knitting industry for almost 20 years. After a Knitwear Design degree she became a pattern designer for major yarn manufacturers such as Sirdar and DMC. This is the third book in The Knitter's Bible project series, following Knitted Bags and Knitted Accessories. Claire lives in Gunnislake, Cornwall.

Table of Contents


Introduction; In the Beginning: fibres, weight, texture, colour, needles and gauge, abbreviations and patterns; And now to knit...; On the fringes; Spring greens; Terrific trimmings; Celtic knot garden; Sizzling stripes; Mixing it up; Patchwork pieces; Cubist colours; Life's a beach; Autumn entrelac; Making waves; French fancies; Romantic roses; Wobbly stripe seat; It's All in the Detail: basic techniques Yarns Used, Suppliers, Index.

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GOR002791012
The Knitter's Bible, Knitted Throws and Cushions: 25 Chic, Stylish and Cosy Projects for Your Home by Claire Crompton
Claire Crompton
Used - Very Good
Paperback
David & Charles
2008-08-29
128
0715327380
9780715327388
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.