Introducing An Exciting New Technique Called Domino Knitting, This Book Teaches Both Beginners And Experts The Patterning Technique That Became A Craze Among Scandinavian Knitters Beginning With Basic Instructions And Progressing To Sophisticated Projects, This Guide Shows How Domino Knitting Allows For Easy Designing By Allowing Knitters To Build Squares On One Another Horizontally And Vertically At Will Precise Step By Step Instruction Show How Squares Can Be Worked In A Variety Of Stitches For Multicolored Effects Included Is A Key To Selecting The Proper Yarn For Any Project As Well As Care Instructions For Any Creation BOTTOM LINE Nice little book filled with basics and how to s regarding a knitting technique that looks difficult but isn t Well put together, with many good hints and ideas Very basic designs but the technique, once learned, lends itself to lots of possibilities It looks difficult but is actually very easy to do, and the results can be spectacular Squares and triangles are knitted using garter stitch, knit togethers and slip stitch, and a beginner can quickly learn how Then stitches are picked up and or cast on for further squares, resulting in a knitted together fabric that is actually worked only a little bit at a time The book explains things a bit awkwardly in places, but is thorough and careful, slowly introducing the knitter to the technique and some of the sorts of items that can be made with it The technique is increasingly popular in the USA, although I ve never heard it called Domino usually it s called modular knitting I ve seen some knitting pattern books that take it to amazing degrees, with absolutely stunning results Koigu yarns has a pattern book out regarding this my review I came to this kind of knitting via Kay Gardner s Mitered Crosses Blanket for Japan Her variation of this technique is easy to do, and I ve loved working with it I ve made one blanket from it already, and have a couple in process. 3.5 starsIf you are an experienced knitter who enjoys puzzles and quilting, then this book is for you It s small and doesn t have a lot of patterns, but it introduces you to a technique and skills that provide the foundation for your own designs.I ve made my share of scarves with this technique and finally attempted a shrug Soul Warming Shrug The instructions were good until I came to the finishing of the sleeves where you even off the diamond points I searched online for video support, and finally resorted to contacting the publisher While waiting for a reply from the editor which I was told could take up to 2 weeks , I fudged my way through a sufficient to me finish It s January in Chicago, I need a new wool garment There s a fair amount of end trimming hiding especially if you change colors as Hoxbro suggests, so this book may not be for the sewing finishing adverse. if you want to knit squares or pot holders this is the book for you although I appreciate the use of this style I think it could have gone further the projects were less than inspiring.
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- 96 pages
- Domino Knitting (Knitting Technique series)
- Vivian Høxbro
- 06 February 2018 Vivian Høxbro