Please note our warehouse and customer service department will be closed from Monday 29th June until Monday 6th July 2020.

During this time we will not be able to process any orders. To ensure you receive your books before we close please send in your order no later than Thursday 25th June.


Adding item to the basket

× Item added

This item has been added to your basket.

Proceed to checkout
UK Flag Australian Flag

Search the site...

  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 31 October 2021
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782219880
  • Carton Qty: Not Yet Published
  • Size: 190x246 mm
  • Illustrations: 450
  • Pages: 208
  • RRP: $19.95

The Knitter’s Stitch Collection

$19.95

A creative guide to the 300 knitting stitches you really need to know by Lesley Stanfield & Melody Griffiths


Edelweiss Preorder
Book Description

A fabulous collection of 300 brand new stitches and timeless classics to knit.

This is a creative guide to the 300 knitting stitches you really need to know, including contemporary stitches and timeless classics.

An invaluable resource of original stitch patterns, this collection is suitable for newcomers, designers and knitters of all abilities. Instead of being merely a round-up of familiar stitches, this is a visual feast of new material put together by expert author-designers Lesley Stanfield and Melody Griffiths, with a wide experience of hand knitting. It is a must-have addition to existing reference books on the subject.

The stitches are organized into knit and purl, textures and ribs, twist stitches, cables, lace, bobbles and bells, colour and intarsia designs, and unusual techniques including rarities like entrelac, double-sided fabric and mosaic effects. Clear and simple charts are provided with each pattern throughout the book.

This is a reissue of the previously published book.

Table of Contents

Introduction 6, About this book 8, The Stitch Collection 10, Knit and purl 12, Twists 26, Cables 48, Lace 80, Bobbles and leaves 104, Stranded and intarsia 130, Unusual stitches 152, Letters/Numbers 168, Knit Know-how 184, Using the stitches 186, Gallery of ideas 192, Essential techniques 194, Reading the charts 200, Abbreviations and symbols 204, Index 206

About the Author

About Lesley Stanfield

Lesley Stanfield is a freelance knitting and crochet designer who has worked on and for several women’s magazines. She lives and works in Whitstable, UK. She has written many best-selling books for Search Press including 75 Birds, Butterflies & Beautiful Beasties to Knit & Crochet100 Flowers to Knit & Crochet200 Fun Things to Crochet200 Fun Things to Knit75 Knitted Floral Blocks and The Encyclopedia of Knitting Techniques.

About Melody Griffiths

Melody Griffiths commissioned and designed garments and accessories for women's magazines and worldwide yarn manufacturers for over 20 years. As well as designing, she worked as a knitting editor and is the author of 201 Crochet Motifs, Blocks, Projects and Ideas, Crochet in No Time, and Knitting in No Time. Sadly, Melody passed away in 2009.

Printer friendly version

This site uses cookies, if you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies. Click here to learn how to change your cookie settings.

Continue