250 Japanese Knitting Stitches
Author: Hitomi Shida
250 Japanese Knitting Stitches, first published in Japanese in 1996, is filled with Hitomi Shida's highly original and beautiful designs and variations on knitting classics. Translated and introduced by veteran knitting instructor Gayle Roehm, she guides knitters through the particulars of the patterns and explains how to execute the stitches.
Shida's finished projects are a wonder to behold and accomplished knitters will brave even the most daunting of stitch patterns to create them. These 250 distinctive and inventive patterns are accompanied by a stitch diagram and photo for each pattern.
The book features:
- Stitches designed for borders and edgings
- Beautiful cable stitches, both simple and elaborate
- Elegant popcorn stitches from fine to bold
- Multiple variations on individual patterns