Kim Hargreaves' Vintage Designs to Knit: 25 Timeless Patterns for Women and Men from the Rowan Collection

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Kim Hargreaves needs little introduction to seasoned knitters. Her flair for femininity and elegance has earned her worldwide fame as a knitwear designer. Rowan Yarns gave Kim her first job and fostered her career as a designer. Their prestigious bi-annual magazines, with exquisite photography, were a showcase for her talents for more than a decade. In this book, they have chosen to revisit 25 of her truly great designs in their favorite classic yarns: wools, mohairs and cottons, so there is something to knit ...
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Overview


Kim Hargreaves needs little introduction to seasoned knitters. Her flair for femininity and elegance has earned her worldwide fame as a knitwear designer. Rowan Yarns gave Kim her first job and fostered her career as a designer. Their prestigious bi-annual magazines, with exquisite photography, were a showcase for her talents for more than a decade. In this book, they have chosen to revisit 25 of her truly great designs in their favorite classic yarns: wools, mohairs and cottons, so there is something to knit all year round. There are smart little sweaters, soft cardigans, tailored jackets and cute tops, with beaded, textured, plain and lacy stitches, plus a few accessories.
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"The designs are easy to knit with a wonderful range of textured stitches and Kim Hargreaves' trademark finishing details, which offer interest and challenge to more experienced knitters." —Knit 'n Style (October 2012)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781570764943
  • Publisher: Trafalgar Square
  • Publication date: 12/1/2011
  • Pages: 136
  • Sales rank: 1,416,480
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Kim Hargreaves is a knitwear designer who formerly managed the Rowan brand and created hundreds of individual designs. She is the author of Rowan Babies, Touching Elegance, and Vintage Knits. Kate Buller is the senior brand manager at Rowan Yarns and the editor-in-chief of Rowan magazine. She is the author of The Ultimate Knitter's Guide: Patterns and Techniques. She has worked with all the major knitting designers in the UK, including Kim Hargreaves, Erika Knight, and Kaffe Fassett.

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