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Knitters' Guild NSW Inc

Group Info

The Inner City group meets at Redfern Town Hall, 73 Pitt Street Redfern NSW 2016 at 11am on the 2nd Saturday each month. The Convenors are Sally Webersinke (0424 413 209) and Lyn Shoemark (0400 305 036). To contact the group, send e-mail to the Convenors.

 

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Inner City Group

Websites for Joining, Weaving, and Splicing

Here is a list of the resources related to the topic of the last meeting: Joining, Weaving, and Splicing.


Joining new wool:

Overlap join
Double Knit In
Russian Join

Sewing in ends:

Why we do it, and general tips
General weaving tips
Duplicate stitch
Weaving in ends "as you go"

Split splicing

If you want to see Tia's video - this time with sound! - she's going to be re-editing it this week. Once it's done, she'll upload it to her YouTube channel.

Inner City Group Resources

Our group has a number of resources available to members.

Books (Author Listing)

  • A-Z of crochet. Martingdale & Company, 2010
  • ed. Allen, Pam Scarf Style. Interweave Press, 2004
  • Barr, Lynne Reversible knitting. Stewart, Tabori & Chang Inc, 2009
  • Bestor, Leslie Ann Cast on Bind off . Storey Publishing, LLC, 2012
  • Brack, Heather & Okey, Shannon Felt Frenzy. Interweave Knits, 2007
  • Budd, Ann Getting started knitting socks. Interweave Press, 2007
  • Budd, Ann The Knitters Handy Book of Top-Down Sweaters. Interweave Press, 2004
  • Burns, Kaisler and Tosten Knitting with Hand-Dyed Yarns. Martingale & Co, 2004
  • Carles, Julie & Jacobs, Jordana Yarn Girls Guide to Simple Knits. Clarkson Potter, 2002
  • Carron, Cathy Knitting sweaters from the top down. Lark Books, 2010
  • Cooper, Julia Textured Knits. Burlington, 2004
  • Daris, Jane Fabulous Knitted Hand Knits. Lark, 2000
  • Eig, Edith Mother of Purl. Collins, 2005
  • Fassett, Kaffe & Hunt, Zoe Family album: knitting for children and adults. Century, 1989
  • Gaughan, Norah Knitting Nature. Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2006  Errata available online
  • Gemmell, Liz Creative Collection. LLoyd O'Neil P/L 1986
  • Gemmell, Liz Aussie Fair. Family Circle
  • Gottelier, Jane & Patrick Indigo Knits. Potter Craft, 2007
  • Harlow, Eve The art of knitting. BCA, 1977
  • Hagen, Chad Alice Fabulous Felt Hats. 2005
  • Hewitt, Furze Motifs, borders and trims in classic knitted cotton. Kangaroo Press, 1988
  • Hiatt, June Hemmons The Principles of Knitting: Methods and Techniques of Hand Knitting. Touchstone.
  • Johnson, Wendy Socks from the toe up. Random House, 2009
  • Kel, Jennie Winter Knits. Simon & Schuster, 1988
  • Leapman, Melissa Hot Knits. Watson-Guptill, 2004
  • Mably, Brandon Knitting Color. Sixth & Spring, 2006
  • ed. Malcolm, Trisha Quick Knits. Sixth & Spring, 2002
  • ed. Malcolm, Trisha Very Easy Knits. Vogue Knitting, 1999
  • ed. Mondragon, Rick Bags A Knitters Dozen, XRX Books, 2005
  • Morse, Linda Luxury Knitting. Sixth & Spring, 2005
  • Mucklestone, Mary 200 Fair Isle Designs: Knitting Charts, Combination Designs, and Colour Variations. Interweave Press, 2011
  • New, Debbie Unexpected Knitting. Schoolhouse Press, 2003
  • Newton, Deborah Finishing School - a master class for knitters. Sixth & Spring Books, 2011
  • Paden, Shirley Knitwear design workshop. Interweave Press, 2009
  • Probert, Christina Knitting in Vogue. Conde Nast, 1982
  • Probert, Christina More Knitting in Vogue. Viking Press, 1983
  • Pryor, Loani Wild Teacosies. Simon & Schuster, 2008
  • Schreier, Iris & Kimmelstiel Exquisite Little Knits. Lark Books, 2004
  • Slicer-Smith, Jane Swing Swagger Drape: Knit the Colours of Australia. XRX Books, 2009
  • Stanley, Montse Knitter’s handbook 3rd Ed. David & Charles, 2001
  • Starmore, Alice Alice Starmore’s Book of Fair Isle Knitting. Dover Publications, 2009
  • Starmore, Alice Celtic Collection: Twenty Five Knitwear Designs for Men and Women. Trafalgar Square Books, 1994
  • Stowe, Margaret Creating original hand–knitted lace. Lacis Publications, 1995
  • Taylor, Kathleen Knit 1 Felt 2. Storey Publications, 2003
  • Tomkis, Debbie Hand Dyed Hand Craft Projects. Guild of Mastercraftsmen, 2004
  • ed. Van Zandt, Eleanor Knitting & Crochet Stitches. Collins & Brown
  • Vogue knitting: the ultimate knitting book. Updated ed. Sixth & Spring Books, 2002
  • Walker, Barbara G Knitting From The Top. Schoolhouse Press, 1972
  • Walker, Barbara G A Treasury of Knitting Patterns. Schoolhouse Press, 1998
  • Walker, Barbara G Second Treasury of Knitting Patterns. Schoolhouse Press, 2010
  • Ward, Linden & Hiatt, Beryl Hand Knits Style. Martingale, 2005
  • Women's Weekly Baby Gifts. ACP, 2001
  • Zander, Laura Knit Red: Stitching for Women’s Heart Health. Sixth & Spring Books, 2012
  • Zimmerman, Elizabeth Knitting without tears. Scribners, 1971
  • Sundry Magazines

Books (Title Listing)

  • 200 Fair Isle Designs: Knitting Charts, Combination Designs, and Colour Variations, Mary Mucklestone, Interweave Press, 2011
  • Alice Starmore’s Book of Fair Isle Knitting, Alice Starmore, Dover Publications, 2009
  • The Art Of Knitting, Eve Harlow, BCA, 1977
  • Aussie Fair, Family Circle.
  • A-Z of crochet, Martingdale & Company, 2010
  • Bags a Knitters Dozen, ed. Mondragon, XRX Books, 2005
  • Cast on Bind off, Leslie Ann Restor, Storey Publishing, LLC,  2012
  • Celtic Collection: Twenty Five Knitwear Designs for Men and Women, Alice Starmore, Trafalgar Books, 1994
  • Creating original hand–knitted lace, Margaret Stowe. Lacis Publications, 1995
  • Creative Collection, Lloyd O'Neil P/L 1986
  • Exquisite Little Knits, Schrier, Iris & Kimmelstiel, Lark Books, 2004
  • Fabulous Knitted Hand Knits, Daris, Jane, Lark, 2000
  • Fabulous Felt Hats, Hagen, Chaad Alice, 2005
  • Family album: knitting for children and adult, Kaffe Fassett & Zoe Hunt. Century 1989.
  • Felt Frenzy, Brack, Heather & Okey, Shannon, Interweave Knits, 2007
  • Finishing School - a master class for knitters. Deborah Newton Sixth & Spring Books, 2011
  • Getting started knitting socks, Ann Budd. Interweave Press, 2007
  • Hand Dyed Hand Craft Products, Tomkis, Debbie, Guild of Master Craftsmen, 2004
  • Hand Knits Style, Ward, Linden & Hiatt, Beryl, Martingale, 2005
  • Hot Knits, Leapman, Melissa, Watson-Guptill, 2004
  • Indigo Knits, Gotellier, Jane & Patrick, Potter Craft 2007
  • Knit Red: Stitching for Women’s Heart Health, Laura Zander, Sixth & Spring Books, 2012
  • Knitter’s handbook, Montse Stanley. 3rd ed. David & Charles, 2001
  • The Knitters Handy Book of Top-Down Sweaters, Ann Budd, Interweave Press, 2004
  • Knitting with Hand Dyed Yarns, Burns, Kaisler & Tosten, Martingale & Co, 2004
  • Knitting Nature, Gaughan, Norah, Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2006 errata available online
  • Knitting Color, Mably, Brandon, Sixth & Spring, 2006
  • Knitting in Vogue, Probert, Christina, Conde Nast, 1982
  • Knitting & Crochet Stitches, ed. Van Zandt, Eleanor, Collins & Brown
  • Knitting sweaters from the top down, Cathy Carron. Lark Books, 2010
  • Knitting From The Top, Walker, Barbara G, Schoolhouse Press, 1972
  • Knitting without tears, Elizabeth Zimmerman. Scribners, 1971
  • Knitwear design workshop, Shirley Paden. Interweave Press, 2009
  • Luxury Knitting, Linda Morse, Sixth & Spring,2005
  • More Knitting in Vogue, Christina Probert, Vogue, 1983
  • Mother of Purl, Eddith Eig, Collins, 2005
  • Motifs, borders and trims in classic knitted cotton, Furze Hewitt. Kangaroo Press, 1988
  • The Principles of Knitting: Methods and Techniques of Hand Knitting, June Hemmons Hiatt, Touchstone
  • Quick Knits, ed. Trisha Malcolm, sixth & Spring, 2002
  • Reversible knitting, Lynne Barr. Stewart, Tabori & Chang Inc, 2009
  • Scarf Style, ed. Pam Allen, Interweave Press, 2004
  • Second Treasury of Knitting Patterns, Barbara G. Walker, Schoolhouse Press, 2010
  • Socks from the toe up, Wendy Johnson. Random House, 2009
  • Swing Swagger Drape: Knit the Colours of Australia, Jane Slicer-Smith, XRX Books, 2009
  • Textured Knits, Julia Cooper, Burlington, 2004
  • A Treasury of Knitting Patterns, Barbara G. Walker, Schoolhouse Press. 1998
  • Unexpected Knitting, Debbie New, Schoolhouse Press, 2003
  • Very Easy Knits, ed. Trisha Malcolm, Vogue Knitting , 1999
  • Vogue knitting: the ultimate knitting book. Updated ed. Sixth & Spring Books, 2002
  • Wild Tea Cosies, Loani Pryor, Simon & Schuster, 2008
  • Winter Knits, Jennie Kel, Simon & Schuster, 1988
  • Women's Weekly Baby Gifts, ACP 2001
  • Sundry Magazines

DVDs

  • Double Knitting Delight, Lucy Neatby DVD

Tools

  • Swift
  • Ball winder

Conditions of use

1. You must be a member of the Inner City Group to borrow materials.
2. You can borrow an item until the next meeting. This will usually give you a loan period of 4 -5 weeks.
3. You’ll need to bring the borrowed item to the next meeting but if no-one else wants it you can have it until the following meeting.
4. Please don’t pass books on to other members of the Group – we need individual members to fill out a loan form for items they borrow.
5. The collection is provided for us all to share. Please take care of any resources that you borrow.
6. Report any damage to the group Librarian and remember that if you lose or damage one of our books you may be required to pay for its replacement.