Interweave Presents Classic Knit Shawls

Author: Interweave Editors
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 9781632506023
Size: 20.35 MB
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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.

Garter Stitch Revival

Author: Interweave
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781632502988
Size: 10.48 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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

Author: Barbara Benson
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780811765411
Size: 15.40 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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

Author: Sara Kay Hartmann
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781632500069
Size: 14.15 MB
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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.

Knit Scarves Three Ways

Author: Jen Lucas
Publisher:
ISBN: 1604688238
Size: 14.20 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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

Hygge Knits

Author: Interweave Editors
Publisher: David & Charles
ISBN: 9781446376416
Size: 12.23 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Capture the spirit of 'hygge' – the Danish art of finding pleasure in simple things – with this collection of cozy knitted projects. Featuring a range of small and large projects for garments and snuggly home accessories this is the perfect hygge knitting pattern collection to keep the winter cold at bay.