Keiko Okamoto's Japanese Knitting Stitches: A Stitch Dictionary of 150 Amazing Patterns with 7 Sample Projects

April 8, 2021
Keiko Okamoto's Japanese Knitting Stitches: A Stitch Dictionary of 150 Amazing Patterns with 7 Sample Projects

Keiko Okamoto's Japanese Knitting Stitches presents 150exquisite knitting and crochet stitches from one of Japan's mostprolific and innovative designers. Her designs range from classicto ethnic to quirky—in colors ranging from earthy to vivid.Keiko Okamoto is recognized around the world for her colorfuland textural stitches, and this book features beautiful colorphotos showing the full potential of these stitch patterns. Anintroduction by veteran Japanese knitting expert GayleRoehm—translator of Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible and250 Japanese Knitting Stitches—explains the ins and outsof using the Japanese-style knitting charts and executing thestitches in a way that is simple and easy for all knitters tounderstand.Full instructions and diagrams for crochet and knitting projectsoffer a chance to put these stitches to use.These projects include:A cardigan with charming crocheted strawberry garlandA multi-colored, fringed neck wrapA pair of funky, sculptural arm-warmers—toasty andmulti-texturedA charming Fair Isle knitted basket bagA pair of fluffy, cuffed mittensAn elegant A-line textured wool sweater suitable for any bodytypeA chic Nordic-patterned short coat This book will be a prizedaddition to every knitter's library, and a favorite reference foryears to come!