Contemporary Knitting

Contemporary Knitting

For Textile Artists

Book - 2007
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This is not your grandmother’s knitting book?unless Grandma happens to be a cool, creative textile artist. What it does have is detailed information on a spectacular range of contemporary designs?both wearable items, such as a breathtaking star-shaped neckpiece strung with glass beads, as well as exhibition pieces like the author’s Spirit Dresses, knitted from insulated bell wire. Other materials used include paper yarn, plastics, rope, elastics?and even regular knitting yarn! Ruth Lee, whose work has been shown in London’s Victoria and Albert Museum, offers a wealth of background on techniques from big knitting and knitting in rounds, to wrapping, coiling, and twining. Plus: dozens of color photographs provide powerful inspiration for adventurous knitters.

Baker & Taylor
Furnishes detailed information on a wide variety of innovative and contemporary knit designs, including wearable items, as well as exhibition pieces and those made from unusual materials, accompanied by descriptions of the techniques used to create the pieces and dozens of full-color photographs.

Publisher: London : Batsford, 2007
Description: 127 p : ill. ; 28 cm
ISBN: 9780713490466
Branch Call Number: 746.432 Lee


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