Download and read online Interweave Presents Classic Knit Shawls in PDF and EPUB 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.
Download and read online Interweave Presents Classic Crochet Shawls in PDF and EPUB Eighteen projects for crochet afghans, blankets, and throws.
Download and read online Lavish Lace in PDF and EPUB 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
Download and read online Wendy Knits in PDF and EPUB In this warm, wise, and witty memoir, Wendy D. Johnson takes a look at her lifelong obsession with “casting on” as she chronicles her journey from a crudely self-taught, left-handed beginner to one of the world’s most prolific knitters—not to mention premier knitting bloggers. From the virtues of learning how to knit the perfect sock, to the compulsive need to stash exquisite skeins of yarn in every crevice of one’s home, this is the perfect book for every knitter. Wendy also offers tips for avoiding errors, thoughts on knitting gifts for others, and more than twenty original patterns for knitters of every level of expertise: from the ridiculous and irreverent (a cell phone cozy) to the absolutely sublime (your very own luxurious Nordic style pullover).
Download and read online Hygge Style Knitting in PDF and EPUB Capture the spirit of 'hygge' - the Danish art of finding pleasure in simple things - with this collection of cosy 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.
Download and read online Poetic Crochet in PDF and EPUB 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.
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Download and read online Urban Knit Collection in PDF and EPUB 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!
Download and read online Refined Knits in PDF and EPUB 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.
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Download and read online Framework in PDF and EPUB Inspired by the Sparrow and Kestrel linen yarns made by Quince & Company, this collection uses geometric shapes and unusual construction to provide adventurous knitters with 10 new designs that are perfect for wearing in the warmer months. True to form, the author makes use of her masterful understanding of the knitted stitch and characteristics unique to plant fiber types like linen to create unconventional designs. The book includes patterns for three tees, two short-sleeved open cardigans, a shrug, a poncho, a tank top, a scarflet, and a shawlet. The pieces feature eyelets, dropped stitches, cables, and mesh to be used alone or in combination. These projects are far from basic, garden-variety pieces--each one a bold statement of modern style.
Download and read online Traditional Knitted Lace Shawls in PDF and EPUB Timeless and beautiful shawls from Ireland, Scotland, and Wales in an array of shapes with openwork, textured stitches, and lace edgings. Everything you need to know to design and knit your own shawls is provided, including detailed instructions for eight shawls.
Download and read online November Knits in PDF and EPUB Fall is an ever-popular season for knitters, and with November Knits you can knit warm and stylish garments and accessories to make the season a little cozier. Popular knit designers and authors Courtney Kelley and Kate Gagnon Osborn join forces with all-star contributors, including Melissa LaBarre, Cirilia Rose, Cecily Glowik McDonald, Kristen TenDyke, and many more. Capture the essence of fall with 20 projects that range from casual cardigans and scarves to sweet, stylish wraps and sweaters. The book is divided into three moods: Farm Hands is the most casual design section, filled with rustic and durable garments to shield you through afternoons in a brisk wind. Ivy League features sophisticated and smart knitwear, featuring bolder colors and classic styling. Down Home is ideal for holidays and special occasions, bringing warmth and comfort to slightly dressier garments. These patterns feature elegant knitted lace, layered and worked for warmth. With knitted garments and accessories by expert designers, November Knits is a must-have resource.
Download and read online Argyle Fox in PDF and EPUB When the wind interferes with everything grumpy Argyle Fox tries to play outside, his mother quietly suggests he think of something made for a windy day.