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Barnden, Betty 1948-

Overview
Works: 76 works in 200 publications in 15 languages and 5,754 library holdings
Genres: Patterns  Handbooks and manuals  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator
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Most widely held works by Betty Barnden
Very easy crazy patchwork : simple techniques, beautiful projects by Betty Barnden( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A step-by-step guide to making asymmetrical patchwork crafts features ten projects that can be created with a machine or by hand, in an instructional reference that features such options as a simple potholder, a strip-piece tote bag, and an embroidered evening purse
The embroidery stitch bible by Betty Barnden( Book )

23 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new and up-to-date edition of the immensely successful stitch bible, by bestselling needlework designer and author Betty Barnden.Trends in embroidery styles come and go, but the basic stitches and techniques remain the same. In this essential directory, hand sewers will have a collection of over 200 stitches at their fingertips - from basic chain worked into fabric through to Florentine work on a canvas. Each one is explained with written step-by-step instructions and how-to techniques to get you started, and are accompanied by clear artwork and a photo of the finished stitch
350+ knitting tips, techniques, and trade secrets by Betty Barnden( Book )

7 editions published in 2017 in 3 languages and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Give a stylish finish to your knitted garments and accessories with this essential compendium of knitting know-how. Over 350 tips, techniques, and secrets are explained and illustrated with clear step-by-step photographs and diagrams. Discover how to read patterns and charts, choose color and yarns, mix and match stitch patterns, and adapt designs for the perfect fit. All kinds of stitches abound, from stockinette stitch and ribbing, to lace, Fair Isle, cables, and intarsia work. This book explains all the techniques you'll need in the order you'll need them, from casting on and joining in yarns, to shaping, and adding buttonholes, pockets, and embellishments. Plus, "Try It" and "Fix It" panels suggest ways of practicing and developing new skills and avoiding or correcting common knitting errors. - Amazon.com
The crochet stitch bible by Betty Barnden( Book )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plus de 200 points au crochet, présentés chacun à l'aide d'une photo, d'une explication rang par rang et d'un diagramme aux symboles clairs. Un chapitre d'introduction renseigne sur les fournitures à acquérir et sur les bases de la technique
200 knitting tips, techniques & trade secrets by Betty Barnden( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive resource for knitters of all skill levels covers everything from reading a pattern and starting a project to finishing techniques and designing one's own garments, in a volume that uses step-by-step photographs, detailed diagrams, and complete instructions to provide a wealth of techniques, advice, and professional tips
Super finishing techniques for crocheters : inspiration, projects, and more for finishing crochet patterns with style by Betty Barnden( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No matter whether you're just learning to crochet or are more experienced, you'll find the simple techniques needed for creating beautifully finished items--as well as pick up new techniques to hone your skills and help push you to the next level--in this useful book
Crochet for babies and toddlers by Betty Barnden( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patterns for crocheted items of clothing for babies and small children
Knitting basics : all you need to know to take up your needles and get knitting by Betty Barnden( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Knitting is fun, practical, therapeutic, and a great way to produce wonderful things to wear and use. A leading English textile designer shows home knitters how to create good-looking items knitted in wool, cotton, silk, mohair, and synthetic yarns. She describes all the needed yarns, needles, and accessories, then instructs in basic skills that include knit, purl, changing colors, and casting off. The largest part of this profusely illustrated book is devoted to twelve original projects, and presents clear directions on how to master the techniques required for each project. They include a striped garter-stitch scarf, an afghan blanket, a tank top, a pullover sweater, a buttoned sweater with matching hat, and several attractive items of clothing for children and babies. More than 250 full-color illustrations are clear enough for beginners to follow, though all projects are imaginative enough to appeal to experienced knitters as well
Embroidery basics : all you need to know to start stitching by Barnden Betty( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents full-color illustrated instructions to creating a number of embroidery projects, and explains the tools, materials, and techniques to more than thirty stitches
75 crocheted floral blocks by Betty Barnden( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charming collection of square, triangular, diamond-shaped, and hexagonal blocks, all with a floral theme - from traditional blanket squares with petals and rosebuds to colourful blocks with three-dimensional flowers and butterflies, there's something here to inspire every crochet fan
75 floral blocks to crochet : beautiful patterns to mix and match for afghans, throws, baby blankets, and more by Betty Barnden( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charming collection of triangular, square, diamond-shaped, hexagonal, and circular blocks, all with a floral theme. There's something here to inspire every crochet fan, and is great for "on-the-go" crafters
Start knitting : the beginner's techniques book of basic skills and stitches by Betty Barnden( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compendium of knitting techniques by Betty Barnden( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover how to read patterns and charts, choose colours and yarns, mix and match stitch patterns and deal with gauge variations, as well as how to adapt designs for the perfect fit with this compendium of technical know-how and troubleshoting tips
Very easy circular knits : simple techniques and step-by-step projects for the well-rounded knitter by Betty Barnden( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A step-by-step primer to knitting with circular needles. Includes a project for each new technique you learn, starting with a simple scarf and progressing to gloves and sweaters
Picture knits : easy designs for the novice knitter by Betty Barnden( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides patterns and complete instructions for creating knitwear and knitted accessories enhanced by animals, flowers, birds, and and other themed designs
The encyclopedia of cross stitch techniques : a step-by-step visual directory, with an inspirational gallery of finished works by Betty Barnden( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A complete reference covering every form of cross stitch and related counted thread technique, from traditional Assisi work to modern, multi-color, pictorial designs."--Back cover
300 breitips & technieken by Betty Barnden( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains all the techniques you'll need, in the order you'll need them, from casting on and joining in yarns to adding buttonholes, pockets, and embellishments
Filet crochet : more than 70 designs, with easy-to-follow charts by Betty Barnden( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filet crochet produces delightful designs and motifs on an open mesh background, perfect for incorporating into garments and accessories, or for making blankets, cushions, and scarves. Choose from over 70 designs: pictorial motifs such as hearts, flowers, and butterflies; numbers, letters, and geometric patterns; repeat designs for borders and larger items.-Each design includes an easy-to-follow chart, clear swatch photograph and working instructions, as well as inspiring ideas for mixing and matching the designs in the book. Key techniques are clearly demonstrated from basic stitches to blocking and joining finished pieces, and a handy fold-out flap reminds you how to use the charts as you work
Basisboek breien : insteken, omslaan, doorhalen en af laten gaan by Betty Barnden( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in Dutch and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finishing techniques for crochet by Betty Barnden( Book )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn how to give a professional finish to all your crocheted garments and accessories. Includes ten projects for garments, accessories and articles for the home, with full instructions on how to customise them to your own style
 
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Very easy crazy patchwork : simple techniques, beautiful projects
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The embroidery stitch bibleThe crochet stitch bible200 knitting tips, techniques & trade secretsSuper finishing techniques for crocheters : inspiration, projects, and more for finishing crochet patterns with styleCrochet for babies and toddlersKnitting basics : all you need to know to take up your needles and get knittingEmbroidery basics : all you need to know to start stitchingStart knitting : the beginner's techniques book of basic skills and stitches
Alternative Names
Barnden, Betty

Bārndena Betija

Bārndena, Betija 1948-

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