Literary Knits: 30 Patterns Inspired by Favorite Books [NOOK Book]

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30 knitting projects for women, men, and kids inspired by timeless literature

Literary Knits artfully brings together the worlds of knitting and literature with a collection of gorgeous projects that are evocative of favorite characters from classic books. From Wuthering Heights to The Great Gatsby, Pride and Prejudice to A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, the 30 projects found in Literary Knits offer ideas and inspiration for all ages and skill levels,...

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Literary Knits: 30 Patterns Inspired by Favorite Books

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Overview

30 knitting projects for women, men, and kids inspired by timeless literature

Literary Knits artfully brings together the worlds of knitting and literature with a collection of gorgeous projects that are evocative of favorite characters from classic books. From Wuthering Heights to The Great Gatsby, Pride and Prejudice to A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, the 30 projects found in Literary Knits offer ideas and inspiration for all ages and skill levels, with supporting photographs showcasing techniques unique to particular patterns.

Categorized by beautiful women's accessories, classic women's shawls and garments, unique projects for men, and adorable children's pieces, and complemented with diagrams, assembly instructions, and schematic illustrations to ease completion of each project you'll knit and purl your way through two centuries of literature to create:

  • Daisy Cloche
  • Jo Mittens
  • Tess Fingerless Gloves
  • Emma Shawl
  • Elizabeth Bennet Summer Blouse
  • Galadriel Hooded Dress
  • Sal Paradise Vest
  • Gregor Sweater
  • Scout Cardigan
  • Eppie Bonnet
  • And more

If you're a book lover who knits, or a knitter with an appreciation for unique designs, you'll love the timeless appeal and one-of-a-kind designs in Literary Knits.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118231272
  • Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 11/16/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 732,818
  • File size: 87 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Nikol Lohr is the creator of The Thrifty Knitter (thriftyknitter.com) and author of Naughty Needles. She contributes to many knitting books and e-zines, including Alt Fiber, Craftzine.com, Knitty.com, Vampire Knits, and Pop Goes Crochet. She and her sites have appeared in Playboy, Glamour, New York Times, Cosmopolitan, Entertainment Weekly, Time Out New York, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, and others.

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Table of Contents

Preface viii

Prologue  1

Substitutions 1

Tips & Tricks 2

The Knitting Bag 8

iKnit 10

1

In Which We Knit Women’ s

Accessories  12

Catherine Bed Socks 15

Kitty Muff 19

Francie Nolan Tam 25

Katie Rommely

Gaiters 29

Meg Mittens 33

Jo Mittens 38

Daisy Cloche 43

Tess Fingerless Gloves 48

2

In Which We Knit Women’ s

Shawls and Garments  52

Emma Shawl 55

Elizabeth Bennet Summer

Blouse 61

Galadriel Hooded Dress 67

Meme Shawl 75

Lucy Honeychurch Shawl 81

Jane Eyre Shawl 84

Lady Brett Ashley

Pullover 91

Anne Shirley Puff-Sleeve Top 963

3

In Which We Knit for Men  100

Ishmael Sweater 103

Gregor Sweater 111

Sal Paradise Vest 117

John Thornton

Scarf 123

Sydney Carton Cowl 127

Dorian Gray

Fingerless Gloves 133

Billy Pilgrim Socks 138

4

In Which We Knit for Children  142

Laura Pinafore 145

Oskar Pullover 149

Edmund Crown/Hat 155

Lyra Hood 159

Scout

Cardigan 167

Phoebe Coat 172

Eppie Bonnet 177

Epilogue  181

Special Techniques 181

Recommended Reading 193

Yarn & Materials Resources 194

Abbreviations  197

Index  198

About the Author 200

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 23, 2012

    Lovely patterns!

    Loved the patterns. A wide variety of things I would actually make, many with a vintage feel. The author's literary references and pattern descriptions were fun to read, too!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 30, 2013

    Sadly lacking

    Bizarre color choices for the mens' patterns. Pink variegated socks? A cabled sweater in cumparsita? The yarns really took away from the patterns rather than showcasing them.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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