Loom Knit Stitch Dictionary

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Loom Knit Stitch Dictionary from Leisure Arts

Title: Loom Knit Stitch Dictionary
Author: Kathy Norris
Publisher: Leisure Arts, Inc., 2016
ISBN: 978-1-4647-4619-2
Photographer: Ken West

 Loom Knit Stitch Dictionary

Book Review

Ever since I had the chance to review the Ultimate Oval Loom Knitting Set I have been super intrigued by what else I can do with a knitting loom. When the Loom Knit Stitch Dictionary became available I jumped at the opportunity to review it!

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The step-by-step written instructions for the 60-stitches included in the Loom Knit Stitch Dictionary are easy to follow. Each stitch is illustrated with a clear color image to show you what you are creating. Stitch counts and repeats have been provided to allow you to make projects of any size and shape. If separate instructions are needed for working flat and working on a circular loom it is clearly indicated. I’ve attempted a few of them on my Knit Quick Mini Loom and with each one I try, the process becomes easier to understand and replicate.

Here’s a picture of the most recent one I was working on – I think i will turn it into a headband for Darla to wear – or another little scarf for her baby doll. Darla is super interested in learning how to use the loom herself now too – so it is on our ‘to-do’ list for our next rainy weekend.

This example shows the Twisted Stockinette Stitch:

Loom Knitting

Included in the Loom Knit Stitch Dictionary are:

Knit & Purl Stitches (Beginner level) – these use the true knit stitch (rather than the e-wrap knit stitch)

  • Stockinette Stitch
  • Garter Stitch
  • Welting Stitch
  • Seed Stitch
  • Garter & Rib Check
  • Swedish Block
  • Garter Stitch Ridges
  • Moss Stitch
  • Moss Slip Stitch
  • Roman Stitch
  • Basket Stitch
  • Cornish Lattice
  • Seed Stitch Checks
  • Waffle Stitch
  • Diamond Brocade

Twisted Stitches (Beginner level)

  • Twisted Stockinette
  • Half Stitch
  • Double Stitch
  • Triple Stitch
  • Twisted Diagonal
  • Twisted Garter
  • Half Twisted Garter
  • Twisted Check #1
  • Twisted Check #2

Rib Patterns (Easy level)

  • Knit 1, Purl 1 Rib
  • Twisted Knit 1, Purl 1 Rib
  • Knit 2, Purl 2 Rib
  • Twisted Knit 2, Purl 2 Rib
  • Broken Rib
  • Double Garter Rib
  • Slipped Rib
  • Fisherman’s Rib
  • Moss Rib

Color Patterns (Easy+)

This section includes photo tutorials for Changing Colors and how to Skip a Peg.

  • Bargello Stitch
  • Colored Moss Stitch
  • Dots & Dashes
  • 2-Color Garter Stitch
  • Tweed Stitch
  • Colored Seed Stitch
  • 2-Color Basket Stitch
  • 2-Stitch Check Stitch
  • Dotted Ladder
  • Chevron Mosaic
  • Harlequin Mosaic

Lace Patterns (Intermediate level)

This section includes photo tutorials for Decreases, Yarn Around Peg and Combinations.

  • Easy Lace Stitch
  • Simple Eyelets
  • Ridged Lace Stitch
  • Lace Heart Panel
  • Faggoted Rib
  • Diamond Lace Panel
  • Millipedes Lace
  • Overlapping Waves

Cables (Intermediate level)

  • Mock Cable
  • Right 4 Stitch Cable
  • Right Eccentric Cable
  • Left 4 Stitch Cable
  • Left Eccentric Cable
  • Braided Cable
  • Honeycomb Cable
  • Gull Stitch

The General Instructions are provided beginning on page 91. Included sections are Abbreviations, Symbols & Terms, E-Wrap Cast On, Knit Stitch, E-Wrap Knit Stitch, Purl Stitch and Simple Bind Off. Each of the techniques includes step-by-step photos.

Expand your Loom Knitting Collection by adding some of these 60-stitch patterns to your collection. With the step-by-step instructions and helpful techniques section you can make unique projects on your knitting looms.

Would you like to win a eBook copy of Loom Knit Stitch Dictionary?

Here’s how you can enter for a chance to win!

This Giveaway is open worldwide where allowed by law.

Start Date: November 1, 2016; 12:00 am ET
End Date: November 8, 2016, 11:59 pm ET

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I’d like to thank Leisure Arts, Inc. for providing me with the review copy of Loom Knit Stitch Dictionary and for the giveaway copy for my readers!

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14 Comments

  1. I’ve never bought a loom and I had no idea it could be used for knitting. And so many different stitches, unbelievable. Thanks for bringing this to light for me with your review.

  2. I have looms but need this book to figure out how to make somethings with them.

  3. Oooooh my goodness!! I have the looms..but had no idea they could do these stitches & all!! Thank you soooo much for sharing this Book! Definitely want it! (NEED it…)

  4. I have the looms but don’t know how to use them. I’ll have to look for this book.

  5. Thank you for bringing to my attention a book that I know I will find useful, but that I would probably never have noticed.

  6. I have a new grandchild due in May 2017. I’d like a review of the Sweet and Sporty Diaper Covers e book!

  7. This looks interesting would love you to review it.

    Ice Box Crochet.

    Thanks ☺

  8. I enjoyed your review of Celtic Cable Crochet. I like the patterns and that sizes go up to 3X, I want to make the Orlaith Robe Sweater.

  9. I enjoyed your review of Celtic Cable Crochet. I love the patterns and that the book has instructions for making cable. I want to make the Orlaith Robe Sweater. I also like that the patterns go to 3x.

  10. II would like you to review Home Town Sports I have to make a college afghan soon and I would like inspiration.
    Thank you

  11. I would love to win this loom stitch dictionary. I have been using Knitting looms since 2010. Including Kiss looms, knifty knitter looms, knitting board looms and decorating accents looms. This stitch dictionary would give a lot of inspiration in my loom knitting endeavors. Thank you.

  12. Blankets for Toddlers would be a nice addition to your reviews !

  13. I would love this loom knit stitch diary! I have many looms and only a few different stitches to do on them. I have a huge stash of yarn. Thanks for the giveaway!