Peribo

The Knitters Bible

$51.00

A handbook for knitters at all levels covers key information on materials and techniques, providing a reference library of stitch patterns, color charts for a variety of creative options, and more than twenty-five illustrated projects for clothes, accessories, and home furnishings. Original. The Knitter's Bible Learn how to knit with this essential handbook for creative knitters, from bestselling author Claire Crompton. Whether you're an experienced knitter or a complete beginner The Knitter's Bible contains everything you need to know about knitting. With full easy-to-follow instructions for all of the knitting basics, from knit and purl stitch to casting on and binding (casting) off, as well as more advanced techniques, such as Fair Isle knitting, cables and lace knitting, and circular knitting. You will also learn how to read knitting patterns and how to adapt garment patterns for your own designs. The extensive stitch library section provides instructions for over 100 different knitting stitches and at the back of the book you will find 25 step-by-step knitting patterns for gorgeous creative projects. Inside The Knitter's Bible: Getting Started - go back to basics with an overview of the yarns and equipment you will need, and then learn basic knitting techniques with easy step-by-step instruction, including knit and purl stitch, casting on and binding (casting) off, and how to read knitting patterns. Creative Options - this chapter expands on the basics with more advance, creative knitting techniques, such as Fair Isle knitting, lace and cable knitting, and circular knitting. Exploring Choices - learn how to embellish your knitting projects with beads, smocking, tassels and cords, and knitted flowers. You will also learn about shaped knitting techniques, medallion knitting, entrelac and mitred squares. Stitch Library - a comprehensive library of over 100 different knitting stitches, split into seven sections: knit and purl stitches; gansey patterns; texture stitches; rib stitches; cable stitches; lace stitches; and edgings. Knitting Projects - full instructions and knitting patterns for creative projects, from scarves and mittens, to throws, cushions and knitted garments.

Yarn Weight:
Range:
Quantity:
Yarn Weight No. & Name USA Knitting Tension (Guage) Suggested Needle Size Crochet Tension (Guage) Suggested Hook Size
2-3 Ply 0: Lace 27-32 sts 2.25 - 3.25mm 32-42 sts* 1.5mm- 2.25mm
4 Ply 1: Super Fine 23-26 sts 2.50 - 3.50mm 21-32 sts 2.25-3.5mm
5 Ply 2: Fine 22-25 sts 2.75 – 3.75mm 16-20 sts 3.50-4.50mm
8 Ply 3: Light 21-24 sts 3.75 – 4.50mm 12-17 sts 4.50-5.50mm
10 Ply 4: Medium 16-20 sts 4.50 – 5.50mm 11-14 sts 5.50-6.50mm
12 Ply 5: Bulky 12-15 sts 5.50 – 8.00mm 8-11 sts 6.50-9.0mm
14 Ply 6: Super Bulky 6-11 sts 8.0mm – 12.75mm 7-9 sts 9.0-15mm
15 Ply + 7: Jumbo 6 or less sts 12.75mm + 6 or less sts 15mm+

Navigate Yarn Weight with Ease Using the Grumpy Ginger Yarn Co. Comparison Chart!

Embark on your knitting journey with confidence, armed with our comprehensive yarn weight comparison chart. At Grumpy Ginger Yarn Co., we understand the importance of clarity when it comes to selecting the perfect yarn for your project. Our yarn comparison chart is designed to demystify the world of yarn weights, making it easier than ever to find the ideal yarn for your next creation.

Understanding Yarn Weight

Explore our yarn comparison chart and unlock a visual representation of the various yarn weights available. From lace weight to super bulky, our chart provides a clear overview of each weight category, allowing you to compare and contrast the thickness and texture of different yarns. Whether you're seeking yarn for a delicate shawl or a chunky sweater, our comparison chart ensures that you'll find the perfect match for your project.

Yarn Comparison Made Simple

Navigate the vast array of yarn weights with ease, thanks to our user-friendly yarn comparison chart. Gone are the days of confusion and uncertainty. Our chart breaks down the differences between each weight category, making it easy to understand the characteristics and recommended uses of each type of yarn. Whether you're a seasoned knitter or a novice enthusiast, our comparison chart empowers you to make informed decisions about your yarn purchases.

Find the Perfect Yarn for Your Project

At Grumpy Ginger Yarn Co., we believe that finding the perfect yarn should be an enjoyable and stress-free experience. That's why our chart for yarn weight comparison is designed to cater to the needs of every crafter, providing valuable insights and guidance to help you choose the right yarn for your project. Whether you're shopping for lace-weight yarn for intricate lacework or bulky yarn for cozy blankets, our comparison chart has you covered.

Start Your Knitting Journey Today!

Embark on your yarn journey with confidence, armed with the knowledge and insight provided by our yarn weight comparison chart. Shop at Grumpy Ginger Yarn Co., the best yarn store in Australia, and our extensive online selection of yarns to discover the perfect yarn for your next project!