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Nov 09, 2006
| ISBN 9781440225314
Nov 09, 2006 | ISBN 9781440225314
Whip Your Knitting into Shapedomiknitrix \ da-mi-‘ni-triks \ n, pl -trices [US, var. of dominatrix, re: knitting] (2005): a woman who dominates her knitting; broadly: a badass knitterYou have knitted your last bad piece. Let the DomiKNITrix show you the ropes. Yes, it may be painful to take the time to knit a gauge swatch, count stitches and fix mistakes. But just think of the pleasure you’ll get when you knit a gorgeous, perfect sweater with no holes and no uneven stitches.Learn the rules or else. Inside you’ll find a no-nonsense, comprehensive guide to essential knitting operations and finishing techniques, including step-by-step instructions for all the basic stitches used in the patterns in the book.Get your hands dirty. The book features over 20 spicy projects to satisfy any knitting appetite. For a Knitting Quickie, choose from one of the smaller projects, such as the Mohawk hat or the popular Snow Devil cap. If you want more of a challenge, try the L’il Red Riding Hoodie or the Big Bad Wolf icon sweater, The Slink or City Coat.
Jennifer Stafford runs the popular Web site and blog domiKNITrix.com, filled with knitting techniques, projects, inspiration, and attitude–knitwear for the chic and the freak.
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