Vogue® Knitting: The Ultimate Hat Book: History * Technique * Design

Vogue® Knitting: The Ultimate Hat Book: History * Technique * Design

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by Vogue Knitting Magazine
     
 

Vogue® Knitting presents a comprehensive overview of an enduring knitters' favorite and essential fashion accessory: hats. It covers everything from global traditions and classic styles to key techniques, blocking to achieve the best shape, design advice, and 50 remarkable patterns from some of today's top knitwear designers.

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Vogue® Knitting presents a comprehensive overview of an enduring knitters' favorite and essential fashion accessory: hats. It covers everything from global traditions and classic styles to key techniques, blocking to achieve the best shape, design advice, and 50 remarkable patterns from some of today's top knitwear designers.

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The latest collection from the editors of Vogue Knitting focuses on hats in all their various shapes and styles. After a brief introduction to hat history, anatomy, and techniques, the pattern section explores hats, first by shape and then by technique. Approximately twenty of the patterns are from the Vogue Knitting archives, and the rest are brand-new. The designers include a mix of the well known (Kate Gagnon Osborn, Norah Gaughan, and Pam Allen) and lesser known, and the styles are varied. The designs are heavy on women's hats, although different yarn choices could make them suitable for men, and the patterns are designed for a variety of skill levels. VERDICT Hats are a popular project with knitters, and this collection has an excellent variety of shapes, styles, and techniques.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781936096503
Publisher:
Sixth&Spring
Publication date:
11/06/2012
Series:
Vogue Knitting Series
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
429,026
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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