Graphic Knits: 20 Designs in Bold, Beautiful Color

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Author: Alexis Winslow

Format: Paperback / softback

Number of Pages: 136


Go bold with gorgeous colour blocking and graphic knitting projects. Graphic Knits is a collection of 20 patterns featuring modern colourwork inspired by geometric motifs. Fresh and bold, the knitting projects are created by an up-and-coming design star. Author Alexis Winslow makes use of colour-knitting techniques such as stripes, Fair Isle, intarsia, and slipped stitches. With each knitting pattern, she demonstrates how to use these techniques to create visually appealing garments. Flattering silhouettes expertly integrate vibrant colourwork or graphic detail for maximum effect. These two elements- shape and pattern -engage in a playful and mutually flattering relationship across each knitting pattern. Many of the 20 pieces have unexpected, modern details: an oversized, chunky cable scarf is given vivid personality through colour blocking. A shapely sweater sports a pretty pattern around the collar?but instead of a traditional Scandinavian motif, bright polka dots create something fresh and new.|This book is a collection of 20 patterns featuring modern colourwork inspired by geometric motifs. Fresh and bold, the projects are created by an up and coming design star for the young, hip knitting set. Flattering silhouettes expertly integrate bold colourwork or graphic detail for maximum effect . These two elements ?- shape and pattern -? engage in a playful and mutually flattering relationship across the 20 pieces. Many pieces have unexpected, modern details: an oversized, chunky cable scarf is given vivid personality through colourblocking. A shapely sweater sports a pretty pattern around the collar ? but instead of a traditional Scandinavian motif, bright polka dots create something fresh and new. This is emphatically NOT a primer on colour knitting (not all patterns feature colourwork, though the great majority do). Rather, Alexis makes use of colour-knitting techniques such as stripes, fair isle, intarsia, and slipped stitches to create visually appealing garments that are as fun to knit as they are to look at. Aimed at the KnitScene audience, the book will include both on-trend garments such as tunics and shawl/wrap cardigans as well as classic shapes updated to appeal to younger, more fashion-conscious knitters who still want basic everyday items.|Go bold with gorgeous colour blocking and graphic knitting projects. Graphic Knits is a collection of 20 patterns featuring modern colourwork inspired by geometric motifs. Fresh and bold, the knitting projects are created by an up-and-coming design star.
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Author: Alexis Winslow

Format: Paperback / softback

Number of Pages: 136


Go bold with gorgeous colour blocking and graphic knitting projects. Graphic Knits is a collection of 20 patterns featuring modern colourwork inspired by geometric motifs. Fresh and bold, the knitting projects are created by an up-and-coming design star. Author Alexis Winslow makes use of colour-knitting techniques such as stripes, Fair Isle, intarsia, and slipped stitches. With each knitting pattern, she demonstrates how to use these techniques to create visually appealing garments. Flattering silhouettes expertly integrate vibrant colourwork or graphic detail for maximum effect. These two elements- shape and pattern -engage in a playful and mutually flattering relationship across each knitting pattern. Many of the 20 pieces have unexpected, modern details: an oversized, chunky cable scarf is given vivid personality through colour blocking. A shapely sweater sports a pretty pattern around the collar?but instead of a traditional Scandinavian motif, bright polka dots create something fresh and new.|This book is a collection of 20 patterns featuring modern colourwork inspired by geometric motifs. Fresh and bold, the projects are created by an up and coming design star for the young, hip knitting set. Flattering silhouettes expertly integrate bold colourwork or graphic detail for maximum effect . These two elements ?- shape and pattern -? engage in a playful and mutually flattering relationship across the 20 pieces. Many pieces have unexpected, modern details: an oversized, chunky cable scarf is given vivid personality through colourblocking. A shapely sweater sports a pretty pattern around the collar ? but instead of a traditional Scandinavian motif, bright polka dots create something fresh and new. This is emphatically NOT a primer on colour knitting (not all patterns feature colourwork, though the great majority do). Rather, Alexis makes use of colour-knitting techniques such as stripes, fair isle, intarsia, and slipped stitches to create visually appealing garments that are as fun to knit as they are to look at. Aimed at the KnitScene audience, the book will include both on-trend garments such as tunics and shawl/wrap cardigans as well as classic shapes updated to appeal to younger, more fashion-conscious knitters who still want basic everyday items.|Go bold with gorgeous colour blocking and graphic knitting projects. Graphic Knits is a collection of 20 patterns featuring modern colourwork inspired by geometric motifs. Fresh and bold, the knitting projects are created by an up-and-coming design star.
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