Haiku Knits: 25 Serenely Beautiful Patterns Inspired by Japanese Design

Haiku Knits: 25 Serenely Beautiful Patterns Inspired by Japanese Design

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by Tanya Alpert
     
 

Haiku, the graceful and evocative form of Japanese poetry, celebrates nature in all its subtle and unobtrusive beauty. In Haiku Knits, this appreciation for understated, direct beauty is expressed in the texture of a felted skirt, the rhythm of a chain of twisted cables, or the casual elegance of an asymmetric sweater. Author Tanya Alpert, a knitwear designerSee more details below

Overview

Haiku, the graceful and evocative form of Japanese poetry, celebrates nature in all its subtle and unobtrusive beauty. In Haiku Knits, this appreciation for understated, direct beauty is expressed in the texture of a felted skirt, the rhythm of a chain of twisted cables, or the casual elegance of an asymmetric sweater. Author Tanya Alpert, a knitwear designer and fiber artist, presents 25 simple, modern garments and accessories inspired by Japanese design, featuring innovative elements and beautiful fibers. These technically simple yet stylish and sophisticated designs will appeal to fashion-forward knitters at all skill levels. Illustrated throughout with stunning photographs, this elegant book also includes an appendix of essential techniques.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823098071
Publisher:
Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony
Publication date:
10/20/2009
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.72(w) x 11.14(h) x 0.65(d)

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