Innovative Designs to Knit Including Sweaters, Hats, Scarves, Gloves, and MoreBook - 2007
Sixteen knitwear designers, including Annie Modesitt, Kristin Nicholas, and Pam Allen, provide instructions for folk knitting projects inspired by ethnic motifs and color combinations from around the world.
The unique cultural patterns contained in this lively collection will inspire knitters looking for such bright, new projects as Mexican floor pillows, Shibori neck wraps, Asian cropped vests, and Peruvian tunics. Featuring fashionable items for women, children, babies, and the home, this guide shares techniques on colors, motifs, details, and styles. The vibrant photos and step-by-step directions give beginning and advanced knitters alike the keys to creating colorful, ethnically diverse crafts.