Alterknit stitch dictionary / Andrea Rangel.
By: Rangel, Andrea.Material type: BookPublisher: Blue Ash, Ohio : Interweave, Description: 164 pages : colour illustrations ; 27 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781632505538; 1632505533.Other title: Alterknit stitch dictionary : 200 modern knitting motifs | Alter knit stitch dictionary.Subject(s): Knitting -- PatternsDDC classification: 746.43/2
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This is not your grandma's stitch dictionary! A daring take on traditional colourwork, this stitch dictionary offers knitters 200 new colourwork motifs. The unique stitch patterns are accompanied by a selection of garment and accessory designs plus a handy technical guide on colourwork. With 200 new knitting motifs, from graphic designs such as claw marks and geometric mountains, to more subversive patterns such as edgy skulls and pooping pigs, you're sure to find a motif to suit your project. A handy technical guide on stranded knitting and 5 garment and accessory patterns round out this invaluable resource. SELLING POINTS: * Features 200 non-traditional colourwork charts. * Stitch dictionaries are an essential resource for knitters and designers. The 5 projects in this book will help inspire readers to use the charts in creative ways. * Section on reading charts, working floats and choosing colours will help beginner knitters dive into the world of colour knitting. AUTHOR: Andrea Rangel is a knitwear designer and teacher. She's the author of Rugged Knits (Interweave), and her patterns have been published in Interweave Knits, Knitscene, Brooklyn Tweed Wool People, Twist Collective, and other publications, as well as independently.
Choosing yarns & colors -- How to hold the yarn -- Floats -- Color dominance -- How to read charts -- Swatching -- Steeks -- Tips for better colorwork -- Swatches -- Projects.
200 new motifs for stranded colorwork in non-traditional charts derived from graphic design elements. Includes sections on choosing colors, working floats, reading charts, and five projects utilizing modern motifs.