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The Knitted Alphabet

How to Knit Letters From A to Z
Haxell, Kate (Book - 2014)
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Give a personal decorative touch to knitted projects by adding an inspiring message, a special date, a beloved name or initials. This book shows readers how to hand knit every letter of the alphabet, plus numbers and punctuation marks, in 26 different fonts--from simple classic lettering to more ornate calligraphy and contemporary handwritten styles. The Knitted Alphabet includes: Patterns for 26 different alphabets, including numbers, punctuation, emoticons and dingbats ; Detailed illustrations and step-by-step instructions for each alphabet, including a knitted swatch and easy-to-follow chart for every letter ; Ten inspiring simple projects with full patterns ; Instructions for various knitting techniques including: intarsia, Swiss darning, textured stitching and more.
Authors: Haxell, Kate
Title: The knitted alphabet
how to knit letters from A to Z
Publisher: Hauppauge, New York :, Barron's,, 2014.
Edition: First edition for the United States and Canada.
Characteristics: 256 pages :,illustrations (some color) ;,25 cm
Content Type: still image
text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Notes: Includes index.
"Includes patterns for 26 unique alphabets"--Cover.
Contents: Introduction
How to use this book
The anatomy of a letter
The knitted alphabets. Elegant handwriting ; Celtic ; Computer ; Graffiti ; 80s retro ; Calligraphy ; Typewriter ; Flower power ; Stamped ; 3-D ; Blackletter ; 50s retro ; Sans serif ; Quirky handwriting ; 70s retro ; Curly ; 20s retro ; Emoticons, dingbats, and punctuation. Stencil ; Hearts ; Tall and thin ; Brushscript ; Digital display ; 60s retro ; Classic serif ; Chalked ; Poster
Techniques.
Summary: Give a personal decorative touch to knitted projects by adding an inspiring message, a special date, a beloved name or initials. This book shows readers how to hand knit every letter of the alphabet, plus numbers and punctuation marks, in 26 different fonts--from simple classic lettering to more ornate calligraphy and contemporary handwritten styles. The Knitted Alphabet includes: Patterns for 26 different alphabets, including numbers, punctuation, emoticons and dingbats ; Detailed illustrations and step-by-step instructions for each alphabet, including a knitted swatch and easy-to-follow chart for every letter ; Ten inspiring simple projects with full patterns ; Instructions for various knitting techniques including: intarsia, Swiss darning, textured stitching and more.
Local Note: 53 118 198 231 260
Additional Contributors: Hazell, Sarah
ISBN: 1438002955
9781438002958
Statement of Responsibility: Kate Haxell & Sarah Hazell
Copyright Date: ©2013
Subject Headings: Alphabets Themes, motives. Knitting Patterns.
Topical Term: Alphabets
Knitting
LCCN: 2013941173
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