u003cbu003eIn the u003ciu003eJapanese Knitting Stitch Bibleu003c/iu003e knitting guru Hitomi Shida shares some of her favorite needlework patterns.u003c/bu003eu003cbru003eu003cbru003eShida's strikingly original designs and variations on every imaginable classic stitch result in intricate patterns that form the basis for beautiful and unique knitted fashions. This is the perfect book for the experienced knitter who is looking for new stitches that yield spectacular results! This Japanese knitting book features a wide range of rewarding and intricate stitches including: u003culu003eu003cliu003e cablesu003c/liu003eu003cliu003e popcorn stitchesu003c/liu003eu003cliu003e twisted stitchesu003c/liu003eu003cliu003e edgings u003c/liu003eu003cliu003e and many more u003c/liu003eu003c/ulu003eA set of detailed, step-by-step diagrams show you how to execute all the basic stitches. Instructions and diagrams for a series of small projects offer practice working with large patterns, lacy patterns, pattern arrangement and round yokes among other things. The knitting projects include:u003culu003eu003cliu003e A classic hat made using large patternsu003c/liu003eu003cliu003e An elegant scarf in lacy patternsu003c/liu003eu003cliu003e The ever-popular fingerless mittensu003c/liu003eu003cliu003e Thick socks that can be made using various patternsu003c/liu003eu003cliu003e A feminine collar using round stitchingu003c/liu003eu003cliu003e And much more!u003c/liu003eu003c/ulu003eu003cbru003eThis Japanese stitch dictionary represents a whole new adventure for knitters and is sure to become a valued reference for experienced knitters.