Knitting & Crocheting All-in-One For Dummies

 
 
Standards Information Network (Verlag)
  • 1. Auflage
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  • erschienen am 10. Februar 2020
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  • 672 Seiten
 
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978-1-119-65296-0 (ISBN)
 
The patterns and instruction you need to start crocheting and kitting today!

Knitting and crocheting go hand-in-hand and are the most popular yarn crafts today. This one-stop guide to all things needles, hooks, and yarn will give you everything you need to know to get started knitting or crocheting.

The book covers absolute basics such as selecting yarn, casting on, and even how to hold the tools and yarn, to understanding stitches, checking gauge, and deciphering patterns. Hundreds of projects, from beginner to advanced, include complete, step-by-step instructions as well as detailed illustrations and photos, and instructional videos online. It includes content from:
* Knitting For Dummies
* Knitting Patterns For Dummies
* Crocheting For Dummies
* Crochet Patterns For Dummies

Get started today and you'll be knitting and crocheting like a champ in no time!
1. Auflage
  • Englisch
  • Newark
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  • USA
John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • 54,17 MB
978-1-119-65296-0 (9781119652960)
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Pam Allen, Tracy Barr, Marly Bird, Susan Brittain, Karen Manthey, Shannon Okey, and Kristi Porter are an all-star ensemble of knitwear designers, writers, and illustrators.
  • Intro
  • Title Page
  • Copyright Page
  • Table of Contents
  • Introduction
  • About This Book
  • Foolish Assumptions
  • Icons Used in This Book
  • Beyond the Book
  • Where to Go from Here
  • Part 1 Getting Started
  • Chapter 1 Needles, Hooks, and Other Tools
  • Selecting Knitting Needles
  • Exploring needles
  • Sizing them up
  • Accounting for needle makeup and tip type
  • Choosing a Crochet Hook
  • Surveying the anatomy of a crochet hook
  • Looking at the make and size of hooks
  • Collecting Gizmos and Gadgets
  • Stocking up on the essentials
  • Examining nice-to-have extras
  • Chapter 2 Yearning for Yarn
  • Understanding Yarn Fundamentals
  • Fixating on fiber
  • Considering yarn weight
  • Reading Yarn Labels
  • Label talk
  • Ball, skein, or hank?
  • Choosing Yarn for a Project
  • Working with color and texture
  • Choosing natural or man-made fibers
  • Substituting yarns
  • Creating your own yarn combinations
  • Chapter 3 Right-Sizing with Gauge
  • Why (and When) Gauge Matters
  • Knowing What Affects Gauge
  • Making a Gauge Swatch
  • Knitting a gauge swatch
  • Crocheting a gauge swatch
  • Measuring Your Gauge
  • Measuring a swatch made with a repeating pattern
  • Measuring stitches and rounds
  • Matching Your Pattern's Gauge
  • Designing with Gauge in Mind
  • Chapter 4 Reading Patterns
  • Understanding Knitting Patterns
  • Deciphering Knitterese: Common abbreviations and shorthand
  • Following written stitch patterns
  • Reading charted stitch patterns
  • Following Crochet Patterns
  • Knowing the sections of a crochet pattern
  • Figuring out written instructions
  • Not just a pretty picture: Stitch symbols and diagrams
  • Part 2 Knitting Basics
  • Chapter 1 Knitting Fundamentals
  • Casting On
  • Two-strand (or long-tail) cast on
  • Cable cast on (cable co)
  • Thumb (or e-loop) cast on
  • Now You're Knitting and Purling
  • Knitting know-how
  • Perfect purling
  • Knitting and purling, Continental-style
  • Binding (or Casting) Off
  • Standard bind-off
  • Yarn-over bind-off
  • Helpful hints for binding off
  • Chapter 2 Basic Stitches
  • Go-To Stitches: Garter, Stockinette, and Seed Stitches
  • Garter stitch
  • Stockinette stitch
  • Seed stitch
  • Adding Stretch with Ribbed Stitches
  • 1 x 1 ribbing
  • 2 x 2 ribbing
  • 4 x 2 and 2 x 4 ribbing
  • 4 x 4 ribbing
  • Chapter 3 Techniques Every Knitter Should Know
  • Slipping Stitches
  • Making a Yarn Over
  • Between 2 knit stitches
  • Between a knit and a purl stitch
  • Between 2 purl stitches
  • Between a purl stitch and a knit stitch
  • Twisting Stitches: Knitting through the Back Loop
  • Working Increases
  • Bar increase, or knit in front and back
  • Working a make 1
  • Knitting into the stitch below
  • Making a double increase
  • Increasing at several points in a single row
  • Doing Decreases
  • Knitting 2 stitches together
  • Purling 2 stitches together
  • Slip, slip, knit
  • Pass slipped stitch over
  • Making double decreases
  • Chapter 4 Knitting in the Round
  • Going in Circles Can Be a Good Thing
  • Choosing Needles for Circular Knitting
  • Casting On for Circular Knitting
  • Joining the Round
  • Joining on a circular needle
  • Joining on double-pointed needles
  • Tidying up the first and last stitches
  • Working Common Stitches in the Round
  • Using Steeks for a Clean Break
  • Sewing in a steek
  • Crocheting a steek
  • Cutting your fabric after you steek
  • Measuring Gauge in the Round
  • Chapter 5 Fixing Common Mistakes
  • Stopping Mistakes or Catching Them Early
  • Dealing with Dropped Stitches
  • Finding and securing a dropped stitch
  • Rescuing a dropped stitch in the row below
  • Saving a dropped stitch with a crochet hook
  • Ripping (Your Heart) Out
  • Ripping out stitch by stitch
  • Ripping out row by row
  • Part 3 Crocheting Basics
  • Chapter 1 Focusing on Fundamental Stitches
  • Preparing to Crochet
  • Hooking with the correct hand
  • Getting a grip on the hook and yarn
  • Working a slipknot
  • Wrapping the yarn over the hook
  • Tied Up in Stitches: The Three Basics
  • The (almost) universal starter: Chain stitch
  • The utility stitch: Slip stitch
  • The old standby: Single crochet
  • Foundation Stitches: The Chain and the First Row All in One
  • Your first foundation single crochet
  • Your second foundation single crochet and beyond
  • Taking Things to the Next Level: Row Two
  • Turning your work
  • Climbing to new heights with turning chains
  • Starting the next row
  • The Anatomy of a Stitch
  • All's Well That Ends Well: Fastening Off
  • Cutting the yarn
  • Weaving in the end
  • Troubleshooting Mistakes as You Crochet
  • You struggle to fit your hook into the stitches
  • The fabric edges are shrinking
  • The fabric edges are getting wider
  • The foundation edge is tighter than the rest of the fabric
  • The corners are curled
  • Luxurious Washcloth Projects
  • Simple Luxurious Washcloth project
  • Luxurious Washcloth with Border project
  • Chapter 2 Expanding Your Stitch Choices
  • Doing a Double Crochet
  • First things first: Row 1
  • Turning around and beginning again: Row 2
  • Trying Your Hand at the Triple Crochet
  • Starting with Row 1
  • Moving on to Row 2
  • Diving into Double Triple Crochet
  • First things first: Row 1
  • Turning around and beginning again: Row 2
  • Hooking a Half Double Crochet
  • Starting with Row 1
  • Moving on to Row 2
  • Adding Height with Extended Stitches
  • Extended single crochet
  • Extended double crochet
  • Creating a Foundation Double Crochet
  • Running on Empty: Joining a New Ball of Yarn
  • Joining at the end of a row
  • Joining in the middle of a row
  • Chapter 3 Increasing and Decreasing Stitches
  • Increasing Stitches
  • Increasing anywhere with single crochet
  • Increasing with double crochet at the beginning of a row
  • Increasing with double crochet in the middle or end of a row
  • Decreasing Stitches
  • Decreasing with single crochet
  • Decreasing with double crochet
  • Decreasing with a half double crochet stitch
  • Decreasing with slip stitches at the start of a row
  • Decreasing by skipping stitches
  • Decreasing by stopping and turning before you reach the end of a row
  • Simple Ripple Blanket Project
  • Materials and vital statistics
  • Directions
  • Optional directions for different sizes
  • Chapter 4 Crocheting in Circles
  • Lord of the Center Rings
  • Joining chain stitches into a ring
  • Working stitches in the chain stitch
  • Working stitches in an adjustable ring
  • Uniting Your Ring
  • Single crochet
  • Double crochet and other stitches
  • Adding Rounds
  • The second round of single crochet
  • The second round of double crochet
  • Another Option: Spiraling Up and Up
  • Adding Another Dimension
  • Starting to add dimension
  • Deciding how to wrap up your work
  • Slouch Hat Project
  • Materials and vital statistics
  • Directions
  • Chapter 5 Multicolored Crochet
  • Bringing Designs to Life: Joining Colors
  • Changing color at the beginning (or end)
  • Changing color midstream
  • Hitching a Ride: Carrying the Yarn
  • Carrying on the wrong side
  • Working over a carried strand
  • Carrying on the right side
  • Carrying up the side
  • Demystifying Color Codes and Charts
  • Abbreviating color names in patterns
  • Charting color change
  • Crafty Math: Understanding the Fibonacci Sequence
  • Mod Pillow Project
  • Materials and vital statistics
  • Directions
  • Finishing
  • Part 4 Expanding Your Skills
  • Chapter 1 Knitting Stripes
  • Seeking the Story on Stripes
  • Textured Stripes, or How to Stand Out in a Crowd
  • Reverse stockinette stitch stripes
  • Garter stitch stripes
  • Knitting Colorful Stripes
  • Picking colors for your project
  • Counting rows
  • Joining colors
  • Dealing with old colors and loose ends
  • Knitting Stripes in the Round
  • Stirring Up Stripes: Combining Texture and Color
  • Varying your stitch pattern
  • Making waves
  • Striping any which way
  • Practice Striped Projects
  • Bold and Bright Scarf
  • Slouchy Hat with Pompom
  • Chapter 2 Creating Cables
  • Cable Basics
  • Twisting to the right or left
  • Reading cable charts
  • Checking gauge in a cable pattern
  • A Cornucopia of Cables
  • Standard (rope) cable
  • Open cable
  • Double cable
  • Wave cable
  • Chain cable
  • Honeycomb cable
  • Braid cable
  • Varying a cable
  • Making Twists
  • Twisting to the right
  • Twisting to the left
  • Practice Cable Projects
  • Cable Hat with Pompoms
  • Horseshoe Cable Hand Warmers
  • Chapter 3 Crochet Stitches That Create Pattern and Texture
  • Spicing Things Up with Pattern Stitches
  • Showing the V: The V-stitch
  • Seeing Xs: The crossed double crochet stitch
  • Spreading out: The shell stitch
  • Grouping multiple like stitches: The cluster stitch
  • Getting decorative: The picot stitch
  • Working backward: The reverse single crochet stitch
  • Moving into the Third Dimension with Texture Stitches
  • Gently bumping along: The bobble stitch
  • Not a magic dragon: The puff stitch
  • Forget the butter: The popcorn stitch
  • Feeling loopy: The loop stitch
  • Switching Up Your Stitch Placement
  • Working into the top and other loops
  • Stitching up the sides
  • Working Stitches in Spaces and Other Interesting Places
  • Squeezing into spaces
  • Going around the middle with post stitches
  • Solidifying fabric with linked stitches
  • Spiking into previous rows
  • Elegant All-Season Wrap Project
  • Materials and vital statistics
  • Directions
  • Finishing
  • Comfy Cowl Project
  • Materials and vital statistics
  • Directions
  • Finishing
  • Gingham Baby Blanket Project
  • Materials and vital statistics
  • Directions
  • Finishing
  • Chapter 4 Tunisian Crochet
  • Taking a Look at Tunisian Crochet Tools
  • Creating the Tunisian Simple Stitch
  • Starting with a foundation row
  • Continuing to the second row and beyond
  • Binding off
  • Shaping the Tunisian Simple Stitch
  • Increasing in Tunisian simple stitch
  • Decreasing in Tunisian simple stitch
  • Varying Your Tunisian Crochet
  • Tunisian knit stitch
  • Tunisian purl stitch
  • Coloring Your Tunisian Crochet
  • Crocheting with more than one color
  • Cross-stitching on top of Tunisian crochet
  • Absorbent Hand Towel Project
  • Materials and vital statistics
  • Directions
  • Finishing
  • Chapter 5 Crocheting Motifs
  • Granny's a Square: Cornering Your Rounds
  • The first round
  • The second round
  • The third round and beyond
  • Don't Be Square: Motifs of Different Shapes
  • The lacy hexagon motif
  • The flat flower motif
  • The layered flower motif
  • Flower Power Project
  • Materials and vital statistics
  • Directions
  • Finishing
  • Chapter 6 Making Lace
  • Reading Lace Charts
  • Yarn-over increase and decrease symbols
  • No-stitch symbol
  • Knitting Different Kinds of Lace
  • Eyelet patterns
  • Open lace patterns
  • Faggot lace
  • Incorporating Lace into Other Pieces
  • Lace insertions
  • Lace edgings
  • Handling Mistakes While Making Lace
  • Finding the error
  • Ripping out lace
  • Blocking Lace
  • Filet Crochet for Newbies
  • Breaking down filet crochet stitches
  • Following a chart
  • Chaining the foundation
  • Creating spaces
  • Building blocks
  • Combining spaces and blocks
  • Shaping Your Filet Crochet Design
  • Increasing spaces and blocks
  • Decreasing spaces and blocks
  • Spacing Filet Crochet with Lacets and Bars
  • Getting fancy with lacets
  • Bridging the gap with bars
  • Practice Lace Projects
  • Scarf with Faggot Lace
  • Lace Leaf Shawl
  • Butterfly Runner Project
  • Part 5 Popular Projects
  • Chapter 1 Scarves, Wraps, and Hats
  • Box Stitch Scarf
  • Materials and vital statistics
  • Directions
  • Variation: Twins scarf
  • Variation: Two-yarns scarf
  • Longways Multiyarn Stole
  • Materials and vital statistics
  • Directions
  • Variation: Changing yarns
  • Making Fringe
  • A Scarf of a Different Color
  • Materials and vital statistics
  • Directions
  • The Most Basic Shawl Ever
  • Materials and vital statistics
  • Directions
  • Variation: Changing up your yarn
  • Variation: Making a poncho
  • Lacy Shawl
  • Materials and vital statistics
  • Directions
  • Variation: Knitting through thick and thin
  • Geometric Wrap
  • Materials and vital statistics
  • Directions
  • Variation: Why knot add beads?
  • Basic Beanies
  • Materials and vital statistics
  • Directions
  • Variation: Creating a cabled beanie
  • Red Velvet Crusher Hat
  • Materials and vital statistics
  • Directions
  • Chapter 2 Home Decor
  • Wooly Warmer Afghan
  • Materials and vital statistics
  • Directions
  • Variation: Supersize it!
  • Variation: Trying a different yarn
  • Wavy Chevron Throw
  • Materials and vital statistics
  • Directions
  • Variation: Highlight the stitches, not the colors
  • Throw Pillows
  • Materials and vital statistics
  • Directions
  • Variation: Retro check pillow
  • Variation: Bean sprout pillow
  • Shells and Lace Pillowcase Edging
  • Materials and vital statistics
  • Directions
  • Hemp Basket
  • Materials and vital statistics
  • Building the base
  • Working your way up the sides
  • Variation: Making the basket just the right size
  • Variation: Using different sizes of hemp cord
  • Chapter 3 Baby and Kid Projects
  • Retro Slippers for Baby
  • Materials and vital statistics
  • Directions
  • Variation: Using different yarns
  • Variation: Sizing up
  • One-Piece Baby Sweater
  • Materials and vital statistics
  • Directions
  • Baby's Layette: Cardigan, Booties, Hat, and Blanket
  • Cardigan
  • Booties
  • Hat
  • Blanket
  • Tunisian Crochet Baby Blanket
  • Materials and vital statistics
  • Creating a couple of panels
  • Putting the panels together and adding the final touch
  • Variation: Making a bigger blankie
  • Variation: Picking a new color palette
  • Storybook Hats
  • Materials and vital statistics
  • Directions
  • Variation: Changing yarns
  • Chapter 4 Bags for All Occasions
  • Mosaic Bags
  • Materials and vital statistics
  • Directions
  • Variation: Other mosaics
  • Variation: Keeping your bag plain and simple
  • Variation: Striping your bag
  • Felted Messenger Bag
  • Working linen stitch by slipping stitches
  • Materials and vital statistics
  • Knitting the bag
  • Creating the straps
  • Finishing your bag
  • Crocheted Tote Bag
  • Materials and vital statistics
  • Crafting the tote
  • Getting the hang of the handles
  • Variation: Felting? Fuhgeddaboudit!
  • Part 6 Sweaters
  • Chapter 1 Anatomy of a Knitted Sweater Pattern
  • Picture This: Studying the Garment Photo
  • Assessing the Pattern at a Glance
  • How hard is "easy"? Level of difficulty
  • How big is "big"? Knitted measurements
  • Materials
  • Gauge
  • Special pattern stitches
  • Schematics and charts
  • Knitting instructions
  • Finishing
  • Chapter 2 Knitting a Sweater, Step by Step
  • Gathering Your Materials
  • A good pattern
  • Yarn
  • Knitting needles
  • Other supplies to have handy
  • Before You Cast On
  • Step 1: Pick a size
  • Step 2: Find your gauge
  • Knitting . . . at Last!
  • Knitting the back
  • Knitting the front
  • Putting the front and back together
  • Knitting sleeves
  • The Big Picture: Keeping Track of Where You Are
  • Women's Easy Top-Down Raglan
  • Materials and vital statistics
  • Directions
  • Finishing
  • Chapter 3 Knitting Neckbands, Edging, Buttonholes, and More
  • Picking Up Stitches to Knit
  • Picking up stitches along a horizontal edge
  • Picking up stitches on a vertical edge
  • Picking up stitches on a diagonal or curved edge
  • Picking up: A reality check
  • Bring on the Bands
  • Bottoms up! Vertical bands
  • Horizontal picked-up bands
  • Hole in One: Buttonholes
  • All-purpose horizontal buttonhole
  • Simple vertical buttonhole
  • Round (eyelet) buttonhole
  • Button Up!
  • Plotting button placement
  • So happy together: Keeping your buttons buttoned
  • Sewing on buttons
  • Chapter 4 Crocheting Your First Sweater
  • Choosing Stitches and Yarn for Your Sweater
  • Making the right pattern choice
  • Finding the right yarn
  • Selecting a Super Sweater Style
  • Baring your arms: Sleeveless sweaters
  • Going the classic route: Pullovers
  • Buttoning up: Cardigans
  • Getting visually interesting: Motifs and vertical rows
  • Sizing Up the Sweater Situation
  • Understanding sweater pattern sizes
  • Figuring out fit
  • Customizing your pattern
  • Shell Shock Project
  • Materials and vital statistics
  • Directions
  • Chapter 5 Crocheting Sweater Edges and Buttonholes
  • Adding Trims: Edgings, Borders, and Collars
  • Outlining your designs with edging
  • Bordering your masterpieces with ribbing
  • Gracing your neck with a common collar
  • Holding Things Together: Buttonholes, Ties, and Drawstrings
  • Making room for buttons: Buttonholes
  • Keeping your clothes on (or just spicing them up): Ties and drawstrings
  • Part 7 Finishing Touches
  • Chapter 1 Blocking and Felting
  • Tying Up Loose Ends
  • Weaving ends up the sides
  • Weaving the ends horizontally
  • Weaving ends into a bound-off edge
  • Blocking Your Way into Perfect Shape
  • The essential tools
  • Wet blocking
  • Spray blocking
  • Heat blocking
  • Starch blocking
  • Shaping Three-Dimensional Designs
  • Fulling (or Felting) to Make Sturdy Fabric
  • Creating the right conditions to full knitted fabric
  • The fulling experience: How to full
  • Chapter 2 Joining Pieces
  • Sewing Pieces Together
  • Mattress stitch
  • Sewing seams with backstitch
  • Knitting Pieces Together
  • Three-needle bind-off (head to head)
  • Grafting stitches (the Kitchener stitch)
  • Crocheting Pieces Together
  • Joining with a slip stitch seam
  • Joining with single crochet
  • Joining with a row of stitches
  • Joining motifs on the last row or round
  • Assembling a Sweater
  • Joining back to front at the shoulder
  • Attaching a sleeve to a sweater body
  • Making side and sleeve seams
  • Chapter 3 Caring for Your Work
  • Keeping Care Instructions Handy
  • Cleaning Knitted and Crocheted Items
  • Handwashing
  • Machine washing and drying
  • Iron only if you must
  • Storing Your Work
  • Removing Those Pesky Pills
  • Index
  • EULA

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