Knitting patterns for sweaters of a different kind. This book is a vintage title published in 1984. Title: Picture Knits - 20 patterns plus how to design your own Authors: Marilyn Rawlings and Jane Taylor 108 pages Hardcover Many pictures and graphs Including an alphabet
Publisher: Guild Publishing London this book is vintage but in an extreme good shape.
Contents: Introduction Colour knitting techniques Stating a new colour Stranding and weaving Crossing colours Darning in the ends Colour plates
The patterns Balloon Leopardskin rug bears Star Wars Oak Tree Camera Yorkshire Moors Autumn Stripes Stormy Sea Katies Farm Woman Sportsmen Cityscape Wendys cat Palm trees Bike Sunset Sea Colour bands Animal skin Blue mst
Creating your own designs The sweater shape Checkintgthe size Drawing the front Drawing the back and sleeves The Picture Design Starting with an idea Sketching your design Transferring the design onto your chart Designing in the round Adding the key Buying Yarn Colours Thickness of yarn Wool or synthetic Calculating yarn quantities Using fluffy and textured yarns Special Effects Stitches to give Texture Embroidery Trimmings Basic patterns Alphabet grids