Color by Kristin: How to Design Your Own Beautiful Knits

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Don?t fear color?embrace it! That?s the message woven all through this illustrated guide to knitting with multiple colors. Aimed at advanced beginners through intermediate knitters, the 20+ projects provided here include clothing, blankets, bags, and lots of home d?cor items, each bursting with rich hues and textures. Lavish photographs showcase each of the required techniques, while designer Kristin Nicholas?s text explains the theory behind using colors to maximum effect. From the magnificent Fair Isle Pullover...

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Overview

Don’t fear color—embrace it! That’s the message woven all through this illustrated guide to knitting with multiple colors. Aimed at advanced beginners through intermediate knitters, the 20+ projects provided here include clothing, blankets, bags, and lots of home décor items, each bursting with rich hues and textures. Lavish photographs showcase each of the required techniques, while designer Kristin Nicholas’s text explains the theory behind using colors to maximum effect. From the magnificent Fair Isle Pullover to the coordinated Mother-Daughter Mittens to the fun and fabulous Snowflake Pillow, these projects will bring color to every aspect of a knitter’s life.

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Well-known knitwear designer Nicholas presents a friendly, unintimidating guide to the complexities of Fair Isle knitting. All of the basics of the technique are described in detail, and a variety of practice projects are provided. Knitters who have experience with this technique will appreciate the charted glossary of common Fair Isle motifs, which can be used to create original designs. Fair Isle and color work could be the next knitting trend. A nice complement to Melissa Leapman's Color Knitting the Easy Way (see above), this is a good purchase, as many Fair Isle books feature outdated patterns.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781933027838
  • Publisher: Sixth&Spring
  • Publication date: 11/3/2009
  • Pages: 172
  • Sales rank: 689,396
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Kristin Nicholas is a renowned knitwear designer, decorative artist, and author who was named one of Vogue Knitting’s Master Knitters of the 1990s. Her designs have been featured in Vogue Knitting, Family Circle, and other publications.

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