1000 Knitting Patterns (Written in Japanese, Charts)
An excellent and comprehensive reference book with 700 knitting and 300 crochet patterns. It includes a variety of techniques from basic textured patterns to complex patterns with lace and tuck stitches, cables and different kinds of color work. All patterns are photographed and charted by using standardized symbols. Charted symbols are also clearly illustrated with step by step instructions on how to work the stitches, so you don’t need to know any Japanese to work these patterns.
Photos, illustrations & knitting charts