Vintage Modern Knits
Contemporary Designs Using Classic Techniques
Paperback ISBN: 159668240x
Looking for classic and romantic knits with current style? Inspired by traditional knits, up-and-coming designers Courtney Kelley and Kate Gagnon Osborn put their own contemporary spin on knitting in Vintage Modern Knits, offering designs that you will simply want to wear! From classic designs with fashion-forward color combinations to funky cable sweaters for weekend living, each pattern takes its inspiration from classic silhouettes and adds a a modern spin for an irresistible combination. Vintage Modern Knits features several different traditional techniquescables, Fair Isle, lace, colorwork, and more all showcased in modern, luxurious projects that are fun to knit and lovely to wear. Divided into three sections (Vintage Feminine, Rustic Weekend, and Winter Harbor), Vintage Modern Knits features pieces with tailored lines, close fit, and easy-to-wear, stylish classics. Projects range from quick accessories to garments in a variety of knitting techniques. Packed with perfect weekend wear, Vintage Modern Knits puts a contemporary twist on classic knits you’ll love wearing!
Tiny Yarn Animals
Amigurumi Friends to Make and Enjoy
Paperback ISBN: 1557885303
From the creator of RoxyCraft.com, a collection of adorable crocheted creatures. This colorful guide presents twenty-one sweet and simple-to-make yarn creatures for crafters young and old. Each animal is assembled using several basic crochet stitchesÂ—stitches even beginners can easily masterÂ—and the results, from a winsome little lamb to a wide-eyed lemur, make for delightful yarn friends.
The Knitter's Guide to Combining Yarns
300 Foolproof Pairings
Paperback ISBN: 1571204326
Discusses the properties of different kinds of yarn, describing how to pair texture, weight, and color to create new looks, and presents patterns for such accessories as scarves, purses, and sweaters for each season.
Vintage Fashion Knitwear
Collecting and Wearing Designer Classics
Hardcover ISBN: 1600597130
This stunning coffee-table book celebrates 100 years of couture knitwear, and the iconic designs that defined each decade. Sumptuous and fascinating, Vintage Knitwear encompasses everything from the introduction of fashion hand-knitting at the start of the 20th century to the most up-to-date technical innovations. For each era, there's an overview of the most noteworthy designers, and coverage of important themes such as knit structure, fiber, silhouette, garment construction, pattern, and color. Gorgeous photographs showcase rare pieces from museums and private collectors. And lovers of all things vintage will even find a shopping guide!
25 + Designs for Luxe Yarns
Paperback ISBN: 1600610358
Provides detailed patterns and step-by-step instructions for twenty-five creative projects, all made from such luxury yarns as silks, angoras, and cashmeres, representing a variety of stylish and glamorous articles, including camisoles, dresses, skirts, blouses, and more, accompanied by helpful tips on knitting techniques. Original.
25 Amigurumi Monsters to Make
Paperback ISBN: 0764146734
Twenty-five monster-making projects leverage Japanese crochet techniques to create a mini-octopus monster, Dinky Dinosaur, Things With Wings, ghosts and much more, in a book that includes advice on yarns, crochet hooks and other materials and tools. Original.
The History & Techniques of Handknitted Footwear
Paperback ISBN: 0934026971
Eighteen patterns for handsome knicker socks, sturdy boot socks, lively Birkenstock socks, lacy stockings, kilt hose, cabled socks, clocked socks, and more are at the heart of this charming book inspired by a host of folk knitting traditions from Europe and the British Isles.