Fair Isle Style: 20 Fresh Designs for a Classic Technique
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Interweave #ad - Delight in a modern look from a traditional technique with Fair Isle Style. Hailing from a tiny island in the northern most island group of the British Isles, Fair Isle knitting has been produced for nearly 200 years and is still seen on runways today. Interweave Press. This book offers a collection of patterns from a variety of established, rising, and new knitwear designers and focuses on fresh, modern uses of color for today's knitters.

A design notebook rounds out the book, giving readers further ideas to use Fair Isle knitting. Discover true fair isle knitting and build fantastic colorscapes–from elegant subtle shadings inspired by the natural landscape to exuberant riots of color for its own sake. Fair isle style is a book of projects to knit as well as a book about knitting the Fair Isle technique.

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150 Scandinavian Motifs: The Knitter's Directory

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Interweave #ad - Attention all knitters! 150 scandinavian motifs is an inspirational collection of favorite motifs found in the traditional knitting of Norway, Iceland, Sweden, Denmark, and the Faeroe Islands. Included in this collection are colorful designs for:StarsHeartsFlowersBirds & animalsGeometric patternsAnd, more! Each motif is shown as a hand-knitted swatch, illustrated with clear life-sized photographs, and accompanied by easy-to-read color charts and reverse colorway suggestions.

With clear details on reading color charts and a full review of techniques for two-color knitting, this book also gives advice on incorporating Scandinavian motifs into a variety of different projects, allowing you to create unique designs. It also includes guidance on choosing yarns, use of color, and finishing techniques to help you hone your knitting skills and create stylish projects!

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200 Fair Isle Motifs: A Knitter's Directory

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Interweave #ad - From simple single row patterns to complex all-over motifs, you'll find colorways that will thrill and inspire your knitting, whether you're a beginner or experienced knitter. By using the easy-to-read charts, and clear photographs of each sample swatch, columns to illustrate color changes, you'll find yourself creating beautiful Fair Isle designs in no time.

The comprehensive guide to fair isle knitting motifs!The mysteries of Fair Isle are revealed! 200 Fair Isle Motifs offers simple solutions to the seemingly complex technique of stranded colorwork. Interweave Press. Organized by row count and stitch count, 200 Fair Isle Motifs makes it easy for you to find the perfect motif for your projects.

200 Fair Isle Motifs: A Knitter's Directory #ad - Confidently infuse colorwork into your knitting with 200 Fair Isle Motifs.

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AlterKnit Stitch Dictionary: 200 Modern Knitting Motifs

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Interweave #ad - Interweave Press. Learn how stranded colorwork can be used in design with five accompanying projects including mitts, cowls, and sweaters. Interweave. Plus, use your imagination to modify, deconstruct, and combine the unique motifs to create your own designs. Derived from graphic design elements, skulls, and spirals to modern bikes, waves, these fresh motifs include everything from geometric mountains, and sheep.

Break the rules--knit outside the lines!AlterKnit Stitch Dictionary takes an unexpected look at stranded colorwork with 200 new motifs. Dive into stranded colorwork with confidence with a section on reading charts, working floats, and choosing colors. Be inspired to break the rules and use charts in creative ways with AlterKnit Stitch Dictionary.

AlterKnit Stitch Dictionary: 200 Modern Knitting Motifs #ad - These non-traditional colorwork charts are perfect for the creative knitter looking to break away from the ordinary.

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Amy Herzog's Ultimate Sweater Book: The Essential Guide for Adventurous Knitters

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Harry N. Abrams #ad - Interweave. Interweave Press.

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Alice Starmore's Book of Fair Isle Knitting Dover Knitting, Crochet, Tatting, Lace

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Dover Publications #ad - Interweave. She shares fourteen of her own original designs, hats, including patterns for cardigans, fishermen's sweaters, gloves, vests, and mittens. Scotland's fair isle is celebrated the world over for its distinctive, stranded-color knitting, and Alice Starmore is famous for her expertise in designing and instructing knitters in this appealing regional tradition.

Knitting devotees agree:  if you have only one book of Fair Isle patterns, this is the one to have! Interweave Press. More than 250 photographs, and easy-to-follow charts illustrate sources of inspiration, drawings, simple instructions, and spectacular results. It not only explores the art's history, patterns, and traditional techniques but also encourages knitters to develop their own creativity.

Alice Starmore's Book of Fair Isle Knitting Dover Knitting, Crochet, Tatting, Lace #ad - Starmore explains the traditional Fair Isle techniques of circular knitting and presents detailed tutorials on incorporating classic motifs, exploring color schemes, and creating unique patterns and designs. Dover 2009 unabridged reproduction of the edition published by the Taunton Press, Newtown, Connecticut, Inc.

1988. Starmore's richly illustrated guide offers both beginning and advanced knitters a complete workshop in the Fair Isle style.

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Rowan: 40 Years: 40 Iconic Hand-Knit Designs

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Sixth&Spring Books #ad - Every knitter will turn to this book for patterns and inspiration. Dover 2009 unabridged reproduction of the edition published by the Taunton Press, Newtown, Connecticut, Inc.1988. A collection of the best of the very best from Rowan magazine in honor of the company's 40th anniversary. Interweave. While it offers a gallery of covers, never-before-seen images from the original magazines, and a brief history, half of the designs have been knit again using modern colors and newly photographed with updated styling to prove Rowan’s designs are as fashionable today as they were years or decades ago.

. Featuring the work of such renowned knitwear designers as Kaffe Fassett, wraps, Louisa Harding, cardigans, Rowan: 40 Years celebrates the magazine’s legacy with gorgeous sweaters, Martin Storey, and Sarah Hatton, and more. Interweave Press.

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Knit Like a Latvian: 50 Knitting Patterns for a Fresh Take on Traditional Latvian Mittens

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SewandSo #ad - There are 50 different styles to choose from including simpler variations of the mittens such as fingerless gloves and wrist warmers. This collection captures the essence of these stunning folk patterns and shows how you can mix these traditional designs with your contemporary wardrobe. Dover 2009 unabridged reproduction of the edition published by the Taunton Press, Connecticut, Newtown, Inc.

1988. Knit yourself a pair of stunning Latvian mittens with this collection of traditional Latvian mitten knitting patterns. Knitted mittens have always played an important role in traditional Latvian culture: girls are taught to knit at a young age and it is traditional for brides to give mittens as a gift to guests on their wedding day.

Knit Like a Latvian: 50 Knitting Patterns for a Fresh Take on Traditional Latvian Mittens #ad - Interweave Press. So, even if you are an inexperienced knitter you can create a beautiful traditional design. Interweave.

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Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible: 260 Exquisite Patterns by Hitomi Shida

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Tuttle Publishing #ad - Dover 2009 unabridged reproduction of the edition published by the Taunton Press, Newtown, Connecticut, Inc.1988. Explore a new world of knitting with exquisitely detailed stitch patterns and techniques from Japan. This is the perfect book for the experienced knitter who is looking for new stitches that yield spectacular results! This Japanese knitting book features a wide range of rewarding and intricate stitches including: cables popcorn stitches twisted stitches edgings and many more…A set of detailed, step-by-step diagrams show you how to execute all the basic stitches.

Instructions and diagrams for a series of small projects offer practice working with large patterns, lacy patterns, pattern arrangement and round yokes among other things. Shida's strikingly original designs and variations on every imaginable classic stitch result in intricate patterns that form the basis for beautiful and unique knitted fashions.

Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible: 260 Exquisite Patterns by Hitomi Shida #ad - In the japanese knitting Stitch Bible knitting guru Hitomi Shida shares some of her favorite needlework patterns. The knitting projects include: a classic hat made using large patterns an elegant scarf in lacy patterns The ever-popular fingerless mittens Thick socks that can be made using various patterns A feminine collar using round stitching And much more! This Japanese stitch dictionary represents a whole new adventure for knitters and is sure to become a valued reference for experienced knitters.

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Arne & Carlos' Favorite Designs: Greatest Hits and New Inspirations

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Trafalgar Square Books #ad - Now they've gathered the "best of the best"―70 of their favorite techniques and patterns, birds, scarves, slippers, dolls, sweaters, including balls, mittens, and more―in a sourcebook that has something for everyone. Interweave Press. Arne & carlos not only share their greatest hits in fresh and exciting ways, they also provide 15 brand-new projects, for 85 masterful designs in total.

Across 15 years and 7 uniquely beautiful instructional books, Arne & Carlos have built their brand, from breakout phenomenon to reliable suppliers of creative inspiration. Interweave. Dover 2009 unabridged reproduction of the edition published by the Taunton Press, Connecticut, Newtown, Inc.1988. Explore a new world of knitting with exquisitely detailed stitch patterns and techniques from Japan.

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Tudor Roses

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Dover Publications #ad - They weave a narrative around the known facts of their subjects' lives using photography, art, and the only medium through which the Tudor women could leave a lasting physical record in their world—needlework. Tudor roses includes fourteen patterns for sweaters and other wearables that follow the chronological order of the Tudor dynasty.

Interweave Press. The stunning design and photography appeals to knitters seeking designs that offer an attractive balance of historic and modern elements. It is the perfect blend of fashion, english history, photography, and knitting!" — Petals to Picots"A gorgeous book filled with classic-looking sweater patterns.

Tudor Roses #ad - Canary knitsfeaturing new and reimagined garments based on the original edition published in 1998, this volume of Tudor Roses presents gorgeous knitwear inspired by the  historical female figures of the Tudor Dynasty. Through garment design, alice Starmore and her daughter Jade tell the stories of fourteen women connected with the Tudor dynasty.

A different model portrays each of the Tudor women, from Elizabeth Woodville, grandmother of Henry VIII, through Mary, Queen of Scots. Interweave. Dover 2009 unabridged reproduction of the edition published by the Taunton Press, Connecticut, Newtown, Inc.1988. Explore a new world of knitting with exquisitely detailed stitch patterns and techniques from Japan.

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