Geek Knits: Over 30 Projects for Fantasy Fanatics, Science Fiction Fiends, and Knitting Nerds

Geek Knits: Over 30 Projects for Fantasy Fanatics, Science Fiction Fiends, and Knitting Nerds

by Toni Carr

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Overview

A perfect gift for sci-fi and fantasy fans and cosplayers, Geek Knits presents thirty inspiring projects to celebrate your favorite genre art.

Are you ready to embrace your inner geek? This fun and fashionable compendium of knitting patterns definitely leans toward the Dark Side—but who says the Dark Side can't be chic and colorful, too? With projects ranging from easy to advanced, there's something here for everyone: sci-fi geeks, dice rollers, and fantasy enthusiasts alike. And if you're less into the culture and just need something unique to hold your comic book collection, author Joan of Dark (aka Toni Carr) has that covered, too.

Inside you'll find fun and funky projects modeled by some very familiar faces, including René Auberjonois of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and his Blue Box Scarf, John Carpenter and his Asylum Comic Book Cover, and George R. R. Martin with his trusty knitted Dire Wolf—in fun photographs by Kyle Cassidy.

Whether you consider yourself aligned with the Chaotic Good or take a more Neutral Evil approach to life (and knitting), Geek Knits has everything you need to dress the part.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781250051387
Publisher: St. Martin''s Publishing Group
Publication date: 06/02/2015
Series: Knit & Crochet Series
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 570,512
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

JOAN OF DARK aka Toni Carr has had a passion for knitting since her grandmother taught her how, and she instantly regretted the hours in her life spent not knitting. When not knitting, skating, performing aerial silks, or running muddy obstacle course races, you may find her working in her coffee shop, playing the guitar or the bass, or taking care of her many rescue animals.

Table of Contents

Introduction

The Science Fiction Geek

Companion Scarf

Verse Sweater

Bad Robot

Where No Dog Has Gone Before

Communicator Purse

Blue Box Scarf

Alien Pet

Time Traveler Socks

Alien Snow Beast Balaclava

Fezzes Are Cool

Bow Ties Are Cool

The Fantasy Geek

Mr. Helpful Worm

Muggle Artifact Sweater

Dragon

Intern Cowl

Cthulhu GlovesPoison Ivy

America Sweater

Dire Wolf

Dragon Rider

Broken Blade

Bunnicula

The Running Dead

The Everyday Geek

Baker Street Hat

Baker Street Scarf

20-sided Dice Pillow

8-sided Dice Pillow

6 sided Dice Pillow

Keep Your Pen Tie

Comic Book Holder

Chessboard Scarf

Acknowledgments

About the Designers

About the Models

Index

Customer Reviews