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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Break the rules--knit outside the lines!
AlterKnit Stitch Dictionary takes an unexpected look at stranded colorwork with 200 new motifs. These non-traditional colorwork charts are perfect for the creative knitter looking to break away from the ordinary. Derived from graphic design elements, these fresh motifs include everything from geometric mountains, waves, and spirals to modern bikes, skulls, and sheep.
Dive into stranded colorwork with confidence with a section on reading charts, working floats, and choosing colors. Learn how stranded colorwork can be used in design with five accompanying projects including mitts, cowls, and sweaters. Plus, use your imagination to modify, deconstruct, and combine the unique motifs to create your own designs.
Be inspired to break the rules and use charts in creative ways with AlterKnit Stitch Dictionary .
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.