Slip-Stitch Knits - Simple Colorwork Cowls, Scarves, and Shawls

by Sheryl Thies
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Top-selling author Sheryl Thies teaches how to create fascinating color patterns simply by slipping stitches. You'll love how this versatile technique makes quick work of colorwork. It's as easy as knitting stripes--one color at a time.

  • 12 patterns for flattering accessories and impressive gifts at a great value
  • Achieve dramatic results as you knit cowls, scarves, and shawls--including a couple scarf designs suitable for men
  • Learn to slip stitch in just minutes--you'll be showing off the amazing results in no time

Author:
by Sheryl Thies
Size:
8.5" x 8.5"
Format Description:
full color; softcover
Pages:
64
Product Code:
B1302
ISBN:
9781604685404
Publication Date:
June 9th, 2015
Return Info:
This title accepted for returns only in resale condition
It's amazing what you can create
with colour and beautiful stitches.

Sheryl has brought together the slip-stitch
technique to make the most amazing projects.

The colour that makes each of the designs pop.

There are many different patterns for
you to choose from.
They are split into sections of the garment
to make.
Scarves, Cowls & Shawls.

There are twelve pattern accessories to make.
Each of them has it's own unique design
using different colours to create and amazing mix.

The amazing designs are created using
the easy to learn slip stitch.
In a matter of minutes you can learn the
technique and be off on your journey
to create some amazing projects.

With each project you get a close up
of the stitch so that you can see the
amazing design you are going to create.

The patterns are nice and practical
yet look impressive.
If you haven't tried slip-stitch knitting,
I would really give it a go
and try out the designs in the book.

I received this book to review.
However all opinions expressed are my own.
No monies were exchanged.
Slip Stitch Knits has 12 of the most gorgeous and creative scarf, cowl, and shawl patterns. Slip stitch knitting is such a fabulous technique for adding texture and pops of color to a pattern. The patterns in this book are very well written. The instructions are clear and easy to follow. The author gives some great tips to start and finish your projects like a pro and provides a ton of helpful information and resources. I want to try them all!
I am delighted with this book! I have never heard of Slip-Stitch Knitting before and I am totally fascinated by what you can achieve using this simple technique and only basic knitting stitches.

My favourite designs are the Yahara Bay Shawl, Thunder Hollow Run Scarf and Glacial Ridge Scarf.

The instructions are clearly written and include the Stitch Pattern Multiples for each design. Some of the patterns include Slip-Stitch Pattern Charts and some include a Schematic Drawing.

12 beautiful designs are included for you to try!
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Review from Deb Boyken, Knitting Scholar Blog, June 2015

This is a nice, slim book (just 64-pages) of slip-stitch knitting patterns... which, I know, doesn't tell you anything you can't get from looking at the cover. The beauty of this book is that it gives you a dozen patterns that play with color and colorwork using slipped-stitches for knitting. You knit with just one color per row, but end up with creative, fun garments to wear. And by garments, I mostly mean things to wrap around your neck - scarves, cowls, and shawls. The book starts with some basic instructions and a how-to for reading slip-stitch charts, and then dives immediately into the patterns. There's a close-up of each stitch pattern to kick off the patterns and extra notes as needed for special techniques. Personally, I think the scarves are the winners here, with the cowls a close second. I'm not in love with any of the shawls, but I appreciate the stitch-work, nonetheless... a nice little book, with equally nice patterns.

Sheryl Thies

Sheryl Thies retired from a career in health care to follow her artistic passion--combining fiber, texture, and color. In addition to designing and teaching both knitting and Tunisian crochet, she enjoys traveling and spending time outdoors. She can often be found on the bocce court, either playing or refereeing. She is the author of several Martingale books and lives near Madison, Wisconsin, with her husband.


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