Simple Style: Innovative to Traditional 17 Inspired Designs to Knit

Simple Style: Innovative to Traditional 17 Inspired Designs to Knit

by Ann Budd
     
 

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Contemporary garments that celebrate stunning results without complicated techniques are the focus of this collection. Step-by-step instructions, thorough materials lists, and a design notebook cover the ways to maximize style while simplifying knitting and finishing techniques. Requiring only a basic understanding of knitting, this guide is packed with clever

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Contemporary garments that celebrate stunning results without complicated techniques are the focus of this collection. Step-by-step instructions, thorough materials lists, and a design notebook cover the ways to maximize style while simplifying knitting and finishing techniques. Requiring only a basic understanding of knitting, this guide is packed with clever design ideas such as innovative edgings, a well-placed band of color or texture, an unexpected yarn, and creative constructions that minimize seams or customize personal fit.

Editorial Reviews

Knitty.com
Full of designs that you can pull on almost as soon as you finish the knitting! Each designer focuses on giving you a great-looking sweater with a minimal amount of fuss.
Yarn Market News
How do you combine interesting stitching with minimum fuss—those seemingly dichotomous demands of today's serious knitters? The still-strong Style series offers up 19 answers to that question.
About.com Guide to Knitting
A lovely book with 19 patterns that prove that easy knitting doesn't have to be boring or produce boring-looking garments. These patterns focus on small design elements that make a big impact.
Machine Knitting Monthly
The 19 designs have interesting details, good color combinations and silhouettes . . . Packed with clever design ideas.
KnittingScholar.com
A successful book, one that definitely hits my criteria for a good pattern book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781620332795
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
04/05/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
136
File size:
12 MB
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Pam Allen
The nineteen projects . . . base their design interest on simple shapes and basic knitting patterns, ribs, garter stitch, and stockinette, used in ingenious and pleasing ways. (Pam Allen, creative director, Classic Elite Yarns)

Meet the Author

Ann Budd is the best-selling author of The Knitter’s Handy Book of Patterns and The Knitter’s Handy Book of Sweater Patterns. She is also the author of Getting Started Knitting Socks, Interweave Presents Knitted Gifts, Knitting Green, and Simple Style, and coauthor of Bag Style, Color Style, Lace Style, and Wrap Style. She is a book editor and the former senior editor of Interweave Knits magazine. She lives in Boulder, Colorado.

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