About the author
Nicki Trench is a bestselling author, crafter, and vegetable grower. As well as teaching, lecturing, and feature writing on knitting, crochet, sewing, cake decorating, and hen keeping, she is the founder of Laughing Hens, the UK’s leading online yarn store, and Rooster Yarns. Some of her books include Geek Chic Crochet, Cute & Easy Crocheted Baby Clothes, A Passion for Quilting, and Cute & Easy Crochet.
The author is based in Radlett, Hertfordshire, UK.
Learn how to knit all manner of motifs and stitch patterns with this amazing, comprehensive guide. Whether you simply want to expand your repertoire of stitches, make any of the 50+ projects, or take inspiration from the innumerable patterns available, there'll be something in 201 Knitting Motifs for everyone!
Divided into three sections entitled Blocks, Projects, and Basic Techniques, 201 Knitting Motifs covers a vast range of designs for both beginners and more experienced knitters. The first section, Blocks, covers everything from Textured Motifs, Cables, and Ribbing, to Lace, Stripes & Color, Intarsia, Fair Isle, Ripples, Embroidery, and more—so you will always have a stitch at hand for any project you may have! The next section, Projects, gives you an opportunity to try out some of these amazing stitches because 201 Knitting Motifs contains over 50 patterns. You'll be able to make items such as: a Lace Bed Throw, a Ripple Mug Cozy, a Cable Hot Water Bottle, a Bee Mobile, Fingerless Gloves, Floral Bunting, and many others. There is also advice for designing your own makes, so you can treat the motifs as a jumping-off point. Finally, the section on Basic Techniques offers an excellent step-by-step, illustrated guide so that no stitch will beyond your ability. Complete with hundreds of beautiful photographs, charts, and artworks, 201 Knitted Motifs is a must-have bible for anyone who wants to knit.