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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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From simple stripes to intricate Fair Isle patterns, this resource provides a solid foundation and numerous examples of the best ways to bring knits to life. Full of gorgeous patterns and clear instructions, 15 top knitwear designers - including Véronik Avery, Mags Kandis, Deborah Newton, Kristin Nicholas, and Shirley Paden - provide inspiration and practical

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From simple stripes to intricate Fair Isle patterns, this resource provides a solid foundation and numerous examples of the best ways to bring knits to life. Full of gorgeous patterns and clear instructions, 15 top knitwear designers - including Véronik Avery, Mags Kandis, Deborah Newton, Kristin Nicholas, and Shirley Paden - provide inspiration and practical projects for the beginning and experienced knitter alike. From an easy-to-knit pullover that alternates narrow stripes of solid and variegated yarns to a multicolored Fair Isle cardigan worked with steeks, this guidebook is filled with projects that take advantage of the countless ways in which knits can be enriched with color.

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
Sales rank:
1,118,760
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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