Hot Knits: 30 Cool, Fun Designs to Knit and Wear

Hot Knits: 30 Cool, Fun Designs to Knit and Wear

by Melissa Leapman
     
 
Offering an ever-expanding market of youthful knitters 30 fresh and fashionable designs, this knitting guide will appeal to busy knitters at all skill levels. The quick-knit designs fit into modern wardrobes and hectic lifestyles, and include patterns that flatter all shapes and sizes. Illustrated with dramatic fashion photography, this collection includes tanks,

Overview

Offering an ever-expanding market of youthful knitters 30 fresh and fashionable designs, this knitting guide will appeal to busy knitters at all skill levels. The quick-knit designs fit into modern wardrobes and hectic lifestyles, and include patterns that flatter all shapes and sizes. Illustrated with dramatic fashion photography, this collection includes tanks, pullovers, cardigans, tunics, hoodies, jackets, a tube top, and a dress. The designs feature fun details such as ruffles, leather lacing, and fringed borders, and are worked in a variety of exciting colors and textures as well as price points of yarn. Also provided are "hot tips"-specific comments to aid in a garment's construction-and knitter-friendly details such as how to make successful yarn substitutions, an abbreviations list, and a guide to materials and instructional resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823023387
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
06/28/2004
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.52(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.38(d)

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Meet the Author

Melissa Leapman is a widely published sweater designer whose patterns have appeared in Vogue Knitting, Knitter’s, McCall’s, Family Circle, Better Homes and Gardens, Knit It!, and Interweave Knits magazines. Leapman has worked as a freelance designer for many leading ready-to-wear manufacturers, noted design houses, and major yarn companies. In addition, her knitting, crochet, and design workshops are extremely popular with crafters at all skill levels. She lives in New York City.

Joe VanDeHatert is a commercial photographer based in Cincinnati. His gorgeous images have been featured in Hot Knits, Yummy Yarns by Kathleen and Nick Greco, and Shibori by Karren K. Brito, all published by Watson—Guptill.

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