Knitting is an enduringly popular and creative craft, but many associate the techniques primarily with hand knitting, believing machine knitting to require arcane knowledge. However, machine knitting is formed from the same stitch structures and is equally versatile. Translating between Hand and Machine Knitting rediscovers the potential of domestic machine knitting to open up new possibilities for dedicated knitters, offering an equally creative yet timesaving method of crafting new designs. With over 500 images, this comprehensive guide offers detailed step-by-step explanations of techniques in both hand and machine knitting, whilst also offering inspiration and design advice. Dr Vikki Haffenden, a highly experienced knit designer, technical knitter and educator, shares the knowledge and understanding she has accumulated over a career designing for the knitted textile and knitwear industry and as a lecturer in knitted textile design.
Translating Between Hand and Machine Knitting by Vikki Haffenden
About the author
Dr Vikki Haffenden is an experienced knit designer, technical knitter and educator. Following a career as an in-house designer and external design consultant to international knitwear companies, she is now a lecturer, specialising in knitted textile design. Author of three previous books on knitting, and consultant for several more, Vikki is as comfortable designing for a machine as she is for hand knits, and her diverse skills and knowledge have been brought together in this exciting and insightful book.
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