A new angle on knitting.Emerging knitwear designer Mathew Gnagy presents a fresh collection of fifteen projects for women and men with Knitting Off the Axis. The projects are both classic and stylish, incorporating clever combinations of textured stitches and design details.Each of the fifteen patterns is designed in a one-of-a-kind way, focusing on knitting sideways or in an untraditional direction rather than the usual top-down or bottom-up construction. Knitting at different angles gives the projects unique shaping and fashion-forward silhouettes.Learn new techniques for knitting sideways and every-which-way and make fifteen contemporary, wearable patterns with Knitting Off the Axis.
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About the Author
Mathew Gagny is an accomplished costume designer and pattern maker. His knitwear designs have been published in Knitscene and by Lion Brand Yarns. He has also made knitwear samples for a variety of fashion designers for runway shows. Mathew resides in New York City with his partner and their two cats.
Table of Contents
Note: this is being amended in productionIntroductionChapter 1 : Truly SidewaysCecile textured pulloverMerideth swing jacketLynette cropped cardigan with bell sleevesMerielle short cabled cardigan with shawl collarTalia heavily textured dolmanDeille cardigan with bell sleeves and wide collarChapter 2: Mostly SidewaysDominique lace short-sleeved jacketFrancesca short-sleeved top with embossed diamond patternDani V-neck shell with braided cable at shouldersGemma cape with cabled edgesFelix man’s Al pine jacket with zipperBecca asymmetrical cardigan with wide bell sleevesChapter 3: Every which wayJose man’s cabled cardigan with deep yoke and shawl collarErik man’s textured cardigan with stand-up collar and diagonal pocketsJacqui bolero-type vest with cable edgingChapter 4: Glossary of TechniquesSources for SuppliesIndex