Beautiful, intricate Japanese stitch pattern designs are fascinating and rare, Now, Wendy Bernard has collected and translated more than 160 in these pages, making them accessible to knitters everywhere. Fully translated charts and deeply researched techniques help knitters crack the code to create these elusive and lovely designs. With familiar symbols and tried-and-tested instructions, each stitch receives Bernard's unique four-direction makeover. Book jacket.
Wendy Bernard is the author of The Knitting All Around Stitch Dictionary, Up, Down, All-Around Stitch Dictionary, and the Custom Knits series. Her popular blog, Knit and Tonic (www.knitandtonic.net), has thousands of fans, and her knitwear patterns have been published everywhere, from Knitty and Stitch Diva Studios to Interweave Knits and Knitscene magazines. She teaches top-down knitting on Creativebug, Craftsy, and via her DVD series (Interweave). Bernard lives in Thousand Oaks, California.