The Knitted Alphabet shows readers how to hand knit every letter of the alphabet in 26 different styles, ranging from minimalist to ornate, and from classic to contemporary.
Each letter is individually charted on knitter’s graph paper-so the finished shape is accurately shown-and illustrated with a knitted swatch.
A range of knitting techniques is used, including Intarsia, Fair Isle, beading, Swiss darning, and textured stitches, and full instructions are given for each technique.
Ten simple projects offer ideas and inspiration.
The ideal resource book for knitters of all skill levels, whether you are looking to customise an existing pattern, or create a design from scratch.
How to use this book.
The anatomy of a letter.
The knitted alphabets.
Alphabets: Elegant handwriting; Celtic; Computer; Graffiti; 80s retro; Calligraphy; Typewriter; Flower power; Stamped; 3-D; Blackletter; 50s retro; Sans serif; Quirky handwriting; 70s retro; Curly; 20s retro; Stencil; Hearts; Tall and thin; Brushscript; Digital display; 60s retro; Classic serif; Chalked; Poster.
Projects: Baby blanket; Messenger bag; Dog coat; Bunting; Striped scarf; Pillow; Emoticon cuffs; Ankle socks; Flower bolster; Album cover.
Resources and Acknowledgements.