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Introduction to Japanese Stitch Patterns

Overview

  • showing up everywhere in current patterns & books (knitted socks east & west)
  • looking for an alternative to older stitch dictionaries/ stitch patterns (though some are repeated or tweaked)
  • my current patterns:  Sweet Cecily, Kelpie, Pt Reyes mitts

Where to find

  • Stitch Dictionaries:
  • 250, 300, 500, 1000, others
  • from the various Japanese magazines & books
  • keito damo, etc

Where to purchase

  • Yesasia
  • Amazon Japan
  • Needlearts bookshop
  • occasionally on eBay
  • some LYS (Village Spinning & Weaving)
  • Local Japanese bookstores, markets

How to interpret

  • easy knit symbols
  • needles arts pdf
  • tatoo
  • link of sites on my blog
  • must be able to read charts!!!!