A collection of highly wearable interesting to knit patterns by an impressive roster of well known designers combined with essays on thoughtful yarn and fibre production.
For the embroiderer who appreciates the value of beautiful stitches but also likes to break a few rules along the way, Rebecca Ringquist’s Embroidery Workshops is a refreshing new resource for both standard and out-of-the-box techniques.
From New York Times bestselling knitting writer Clara Parkes, comes a new collection of essays and stories drawn from the yarn-loving, stash-collecting, close-knit community of knitters.
The photos are black and white and could be clearer, there aren’t any charts, and the foreword (not by the author) is somewhat offensive.
Discover how to create your own dramatic and unique knitwear!
Modern, that is, in 1953, when the ‘modern woman’ loved to ‘grace her surroundings with fine needlework.’
The book I wish I’d had when I started designing, obsessively scouring patterns trying to figure out what to include and the best way to word instructions.
Like many knitters, Sheila McGregor’s classic book was where I first encountered concepts like steeking and knitting with one colour each hand, and tools such as the knitting belt and jumper board.
Stay practical with this collection of 24 projects to wear everyday. Made for real life, these functional, well-designed pieces are perfect for your normal day.