Feb 27, 2013

happy knitting !
world knit recipe with the English pattern

“I want to knit various kinds of items”,“I cannot find the pattern I want to try”,“I am not satisfied with the Japanese design”,“I like overseas knit but do not understand the English pattern”,“I openly want to introduce my knit design”. If you fit in one of those described above, then this book is the one. Do you know that every day various new kinds of knit design is produced and they are introduced and shared through internet worldwide? This book intorduces popular knit designs and patterns among overseas knitting community aiming the Japanese knitters to be able to use the English pattern (= the world common pattern) boldly in a fun manner. How to make use of the world biggest knittig social net service "Ravelry" and how to understand the English knitting pattern are also included. This book helps to broaden your world of knitting that is such an innovative and creative craft.

Author: Tokuko Ochiai 
Price: 1,200 yen+tax (ISBN 978-4-86100-847-4)
Format: 190×256㎜ /96 pages, Softcover with Jacket
Language: Japanese  / 26th February 2013 
HP  http://kemukujyara.p2.bindsite.jp/
amirisu  http://www.amirisu.com


the English pattern knitted by Japanese knitters

what is the English pattern? 
1 find a pattern to knit
Ravelry / Brooklyn Tweed / Knitty / Quince & Co. / twist collective / amirisu

2 find a vavorite designer
Kate Davies
Stephen West
Kyoko Nakayoshi
Ysolda Teague
Kitman Figueroa
Gudrun Johnston  

More Info
3 items to knit
interchangeable knitting needlesneedle gaugestitch markerblocking wiressocks blockeryarn swift/sock yarnshawl yarnshetland yarnhand dyed yarn/pattern booksmagazine & app

4 about a knitter 

free patterns  
5 Ravelry
Step 1 join Ravelry
Step 2 how to make use of "my notebook"
Step 3 find a pattern
Step 4 get a pattern
Step 5 effective use 

let's present your original pattern
6 the English pattern
how to readneedles size conversion chartabbreviations
pattern sample 1

pattern sample 2