Interweave Presents Classic Knit Shawls

Interweave Presents   Classic Knit Shawls Author Interweave Editors
ISBN-10 9781632506023
Year 2017-04-17
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Interweave
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Wrap Yourself in Timeless Knitting Style! A shawl may be the perfect knitting project. It's quick to stitch, the ideal-size for trying new techniques, and the end result is a versatile, practical accessory. Whether light and airy for a warm summer evening or cozy and cabled to protect against winter’s chill, you can't go wrong with a shawl. For this collection of classic shawl patterns, we combed through the Interweave archives to carefully collect an array of popular styles. Knitters at all levels will find something to keep their needles busy exploring lace, cables, colorwork, and more. Create a lacy layer with Ilme's Autumn Triangle. Experiment with color on the Impasto Shalwette. Or whip up the simple yet engaging Madeleine shawl. With patterns for a range of weights and warmth levels, this book will help you stay wrapped in stitches any time of year.

Interweave Presents Classic Knit Shawls

Interweave Presents   Classic Knit Shawls Author Interweave Interweave Editors
ISBN-10 9781632506009
Year 2017-04-17
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher "F+W Media, Inc."
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Wrap Yourself in Timeless Knitting Style! A shawl may be the perfect knitting project. It's quick to stitch, the ideal-size for trying new techniques, and the end result is a versatile, practical accessory. Whether light and airy for a warm summer evening or cozy and cabled to protect against winter's chill, you can't go wrong with a shawl. For this collection of classic shawl patterns, we combed through the Interweave archives to carefully collect an array of popular styles. Knitters at all levels will find something to keep their needles busy exploring lace, cables, colorwork, and more. Create a lacy layer with Ilme's Autumn Triangle. Experiment with color on the Impasto Shalwette. Or whip up the simple yet engaging Madeleine shawl. With patterns for a range of weights and warmth levels, this book will help you stay wrapped in stitches any time of year.

Lavish Lace

Lavish Lace Author Carol Rasmussen Noble
ISBN-10 9781604683929
Year 2014-02-11
Pages 80
Language en
Publisher Martingale
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Does lace have to be knit on size 0 needles and take years to complete? No! Let this primer on knitted lace put any worries to rest. Go from a skein of fiber to a fantastic finished piece with this unique approach. Simple techniques, helpful hints, and an extraordinary palette of colorways will inspire you to play with the possibilities of hand-painted yarns. Create over a dozen scarves and shawls that guarantee no hassles with fitting or shaping--one size fits all Have fun with an incredible variety of exotic textures, colors, and fibers Catch on to techniques quickly with a bounty of specialized tips for patterns from beginning to advanced

Stunning Stitches

Stunning Stitches Author Jen Lucas
ISBN-10 9781604688245
Year 2017-05-09
Pages 96
Language en
Publisher Martingale
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Best-selling designer Jen Lucas puts her special spin on a unique collection of knitwear. Discover seven eye-catching stitch patterns, each used to create three distinctive accessories, such as a sensational scarf, a cozy cowl, and a spectacular shawl. You'll be amazed by how the stitch patterns add that special something to each project--knit all 21 designs Close-up photos of all seven stitch patterns are included This all-new collection includes projects for a range of skill levels

Garter Stitch Revival

Garter Stitch Revival Author Interweave
ISBN-10 9781632502988
Year 2017-02-07
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher "F+W Media, Inc."
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The simplest stitch--the most spectacular results! Featuring a foreword from knitwear designer Holli Yeoh! Garter stitch is the first stitch pattern we learn as knitters--and now, we celebrate the beauty and sophistication of this simple stitch with Garter Stitch Revival. In this gorgeous collection, each project highlights garter stitch in its detail work, as a supporting role for other stitches, or as the star of the show. In projects such as Be True Fingerless Mitts and the Flapper Cloche, the beauty is in the details created with the use of the garter stitch. In the Beachcomber Braided Poncho, the Santa Monica Cardigan, and more, you'll discover how perfect the garter stitch can be for offsetting other stitch patterns. And when used as the main stitch in designs such as the Festival Halter Top and the Autumn Evening Shrug, the texture and lovely repetition result in stunning finished pieces. Whether you've always loved the garter stitch or you're returning to an old friend, the twenty gorgeous projects in Garter Stitch Revival certainly show that it's a classic for a million beautiful reasons.

Mosaic Lace Knits

Mosaic   Lace Knits Author Barbara Benson
ISBN-10 9780811765411
Year 2017-04-01
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
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Combine mosaic and lace in your knitting for easy colorwork with impeccable style The impact of two-color knitting made while knitting with only one color yarn per row--yes, please! Add in a dash of lace to keep the fabric flexible, and what you end up with are knockout colorful knits with beautiful and comfortable drape. Barbara Benson has been experimenting with the fusion of mosaic knitting and lace stitches over the past few years, and has created this breathtaking collection of 20 shawls, cowls, scarves, hats, and other accessories. To make the patterns accessible to any knitter, she has added a helpful instructional section that covers the basics of knitting slip stitches, how to read lace and mosaic charts, how to work mosaic in the round, and tips and tricks to help you avoid potential pitfalls. The book has projects for all level knitters. Start with a project in which the mosaic and lace are worked in different sections, such as a hat with alternating bands of mosaic and lace. Then progress to more complex patterns where the slip stitch and lace stitches are worked at the same time. Each stitch plays an important role--these patterns will keep the interest of even the most experienced knitter!

Poetic Crochet

Poetic Crochet Author Sara Kay Hartmann
ISBN-10 9781632500069
Year 2015-10-26
Pages 136
Language en
Publisher "F+W Media, Inc."
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Crocheted shawls inspired by classic poetry! Just as poetry laces together the simplest of words into dramatic lyrical pieces, Poetic Crochet uses basic stitches to create a romantic, breathtaking collection of shawls and wraps. When creating this classic, wearable collection of shawls, wraps, and stoles, you'll explore a variety of shawl shapes, construction techniques, borders, and edgings. Author Sara Kay Hartman shares her tips for selecting the fibers that work best in shawl making, how to achieve a beautiful drape, how to play with gauge when crocheting shawls, and more. The patterns in Poetic Crochet won't require any special technique knowledge, but rather they have been designed to highlight the simple sophistication achievable with the most basic of stitches. Crocheters with any experience level, beginner to advanced, will find something rewarding--and poetic--in this inspired collection of 20 projects.

Interweave Presents Classic Crochet Blankets

Interweave Presents Classic Crochet Blankets Author Interweave Editors
ISBN-10 9781632503732
Year 2015-12-08
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Adams Media
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Warm Your Home with Crocheted Coziness Practical, timeless, and easy to make, crocheted blankets can turn any house in to a home. Interweave Presents Classic Crochet Blankets shares 18 projects for crochet afghans, blankets, and throws you'll love to make and use. The clever and classic designs featured in this collection explore a variety of techniques and crochet stitches, including lovely lacework, textured cables, creative colorwork, and stash-busting granny squares. The projects are worked in several different ways: from the center out, in rows, and in crochet motifs that are joined. A helpful tutorial on crochet symbols and a mini-library of crochet edgings you can use to further customize your afghans round out this wonderful resource. Cozy up to Interweave Presents Classic Crochet Blankets!

Refined Knits

Refined Knits Author Jennifer Wood
ISBN-10 9781632500700
Year 2016-02-09
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Adams Media
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Elegance at the tip of your needles! Cables and lace are special enough by themselves, but there is something graceful, even magical, about combining the two. Refined Knits concentrates on these two techniques, along with incredibly unique Aran Lace which combines the two, and the results are sure to impress. Enduring Cables: discover cable-work with interesting structure in its details Graceful Lace: explore the delicate sophistication of open-work Elegant Aran Lace: combine lace and cables in unexpected and stunning ways Knitwear designer Jennifer guides you through knitting these timeless, classic techniques, resulting in finished garments and accessories with a decidedly modern feel you'll treasure for years to come.

Urban Knit Collection

Urban Knit Collection Author Kyle Kunnecke
ISBN-10 9781632500915
Year 2016-09-23
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Interweave
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Stylish knitwear with a timeless appeal! Big city style meets classic design in this gorgeous guide for the contemporary crafter! Inspired by 20th century architectural elements, Urban Knit Collection offers 18 DIY projects for women and men with a decidedly metropolitan vibe. From Art Deco- and stained glass-inspired sweaters to the beaded Ritz Cowl and Skyscraper Hat, author Kyle Kunnecke's innovative designs evoke the beauty of a cityscape in runway-worthy knits that you can customize to reflect your personal style. Written for would-be and longtime knitters alike, Kyle's detailed patterns include tutorials on a variety of construction and finishing techniques, from locking floats and knitting on round needles to reading charts and choosing yarn. Whether your style is uptown, downtown, or somewhere in between, Urban Knit Collection has you covered!

New England Knits

New England Knits Author Cecily MacDonald
ISBN-10 9781620331729
Year 2013-02-01
Pages 282
Language en
Publisher Betterway Books
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Cherish the gorgeous and timeless appeal of America’s northeast with this irresistible collection. Inspired by autumn, winter, and spring in new England (where the savvy knitter is never far from a sweater between September and March), New England Knits delivers 25 gorgeous patterns with classic wearability and contemporary style. Inspired by their daily surroundings, New England-based designers Cecily Glowik MacDonald and Melissa LaBarre created each piece to distinctly showcase the weather, colors, and culture of the region they so love. Projects by four guest designers from new England yarn companies round out the collection. Lushly photographed, New England Knits is divided into three classic themes: Around the Town, Fall on the Farm, and Along the Coast. Within each section you’ll find beautiful multiseasonal clothes and accessories, such as cardigans for layering or scarves to warm your neck when the temperatures dip. You’ll also fall in love with soft sweaters, durable bags, cozy mittens, and more! With New England Knits, you’ll have everything you need for a perfect new England-inspired wardrobe.

Sweater Quest

Sweater Quest Author Adrienne Martini
ISBN-10 9781416597667
Year 2010-03-23
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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"I knit so I don’t kill people" —bumper sticker spotted at Rhinebeck Sheep and Wool Festival For Adrienne Martini, and countless others, knitting is the linchpin of sanity. As a working mother of two, Martini wanted a challenge that would make her feel in charge. So she decided to make the Holy Grail of sweaters—her own Mary Tudor, whose mind-numbingly gorgeous pattern is so complicated to knit that its mere mention can hush a roomful of experienced knitters. Created by reclusive designer Alice Starmore, the Mary Tudor can be found only in a rare, out-of-print book of Fair Isle–style patterns, Tudor Roses, and requires a discontinued, irreplaceable yarn. The sweater, Martini explains, "is a knitter’s Mount Everest, our curse, and our compulsion. I want one more than I can begin to tell you." And so she took on the challenge: one year, two needles, and countless knits and purls to conquer Mary Tudor while also taking care of her two kids, two cats, two jobs, and (thankfully) one husband—without unraveling in the process. Along the way, Adrienne investigates the tangled origins of the coveted pattern, inquires into the nature of artistic creation, and details her quest to buy supplies on the knitting black market. As she tries not to pull out her hair along with rows gone wrong, Martini gets guidance from some knitterati, who offer invaluable inspiration as she conquers her fear of Fair Isle. A wooly Julie and Julia, this epic yarn celebrates the profound joys of creating—and aspiring to—remarkable achievements.

Northern Knits

Northern Knits Author Lucinda Guy
ISBN-10 9781620331613
Year 2013-02-15
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Betterway Books
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Inspired by folk traditions and the wholesome purity of natural wool yarns, this collection of 20 stunning patterns for both traditional and contemporary women’s garments and accessories is perfect for the modern knitter. The traditions of the quintessential knitting cultures of Iceland, Shetland, Norway, and Sweden are examined, from descriptions of the wools and yarns to the history of the clothing traditionally made from them, including breathtaking photomontages of these classic vintage styles. Exploring a range of techniques and knitwear construction, the projects in this guide feature knitting in the round, steeking, lace, cables, Fair Isle, twined knitting, and embroidery and show how to create pieces such as cardigans, sweaters, blouses, scarves, and hats.

Knit Noro

Knit Noro Author Sixth&Spring Books
ISBN-10 1942021453
Year 2017-04-04
Pages 136
Language en
Publisher Knit Noro Collection
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Knitters love stylish accessories, quick projects, and stunning colors; this collection of Noro knits, which follows up on one of the series top-selling titles, has them all! It offers 30 designs for knitters of every level that incorporate fun techniques such as cabling, mitered squares, and corrugated ribbing. All the projects, from gloves to ponchos, make the most of the yarns vibrant hues and self-striping patterns."