Knots, Macrame and Rugs
75 Chinese, Celtic, & Ornamental Knots
A Directory of Knots and Knotting Techniques Plus Exquisite Jewelry Projects to Make and Wear
Paperback ISBN: 0312675313
Instructs crafters on how to make dozens of decorative knots that can be used to create jewelry, sharing step-by-step instructions on a variety of techniques while providing 15 jewelry projects that use traditional and modern styles. Original. 25,000 first printing.
Basic Rug Hooking
All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get Started
Paperback ISBN: 0811733912
- Rug-hooking tools and materials summarized and explained - Step-by-step instructions and photos show in detail how to hook - Tips to help you develop and refine your skills - Recommended by RUG HOOKING Magazine From its humble beginnings--a bent nail, burlap feed bag, pair of scissors, and the good parts of worn-out wool clothing were the original tools--rug hooking has developed into a fine art form that allows crafters to create beautiful, complex designs with an array of high-tech tools. Basic Rug Hooking distills the essential tools and techniques of this popular traditional craft and walks the reader through 5 rug-hooking projects, including a table mat, a project suitable for framing, and wearable pins, as well as traditional rugs.
Braiding and Knotting
Techniques and Projects
Paperback ISBN: 0486230597
Complete, easy-to-follow instructions for various kinds of braiding and weaving techniques and different kinds of knots. Along with these instructions are directions for making numerous articles with braids and knots: belts, lanyards, mats, rugs, sandals, hats, bags, more. 57 illustrations.
Paperback ISBN: 0882661779
Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.
Combining Rug Hooking & Braiding
Basics, Borders & Beyond
Hardcover ISBN: 0764337890
Teaches the techniques of hooking and braiding using fabrics, demonstrates how to create features of the item such as borders and centers, and provides instructions, photographs, and patterns for rug projects.
The Complete Book of Decorative Knots
Lanyard Knots, Button Knots, Globe Knots, Turk's Heads, Mats, Hitching, Chains, Platis
Paperback ISBN: 1558217916
Presents step-by-step illustrations showing how to make over eighty utilitarian and decorative knots, and includes a glossary of terms and techniques
Decorative Fusion Knots
A Step-by-Step Illustrated Guide to New and Unique Ornamental Knots
Paperback ISBN: 1931160783
Respected internationally for his knotting skills and clear, concise video and book presentations, J. D. Lenzen shows how to tie knots like no others. Just as origami figurines are created through the merging of different folding techniques, he creates new knots by combining historical knot elements and new knotting techniques. The product of this intermingling is what he calls a fusion knot a brand new genre of knot in a centuries-old tradition. It is rare for a knot book to feature even one brand new, never-before-seen knot, but Decorative Fusion Knots features more than 20 brand-new knots created by the author. Decorative Fusion Knots is the culmination of ten years of study, practice, and creation. The knots within were inspired by history, nature, mythology, and more. Many of these incredible knots have never been presented or described publicly, until now. Never before has a knot book presented a step-by-step format to tying brand new knots like this in full-color. Alongside fusion knots, this book presents logical and comprehensive instructions for a plethora of historical knots, including Celtic knots, Chinese decorative knots, maritime knots, and popular paracord ties. Each historical knot instruction is presented in step-by-step fashion. Each of the 300 step-by-step color photographs is accompanied with clear, concise instructional captions. Whether you’re a sailor, teacher, jewelry maker, survivalist, general knot enthusiast, or just looking for bush crafts, paracord ties, a curriculum for students, or a fun way to pass the time, Decorative Fusion Knots is the book for you. With easy-to-understand captions and clear step-by-step photos, readers can learn at their own pace, review whole techniques at a single glance and simply lay the book flat on the table and follow along as they tie.
Designing & Hooking Primitive Rugs
Paperback ISBN: 0764332880
The basics and equipment needed for rug hooking, with examples of rugs, hangings, and other items based on drawings and primitive art. (Does not include charted patterns.)