Knitting with Novelty Yarns: Exploring Color, Texture, and Style (Paperback) by Laura Militzer Bryant & Barry Klein
Laura Militzer Bryant & Barry Klein
Knitting with Novelty Yarns Exploring Color, Texture, and Style You've seen the dazzling colors and luxurious textures of novelty yarns spilling over the shelves of your local knitting shop. Discover how to use these glamorous fibers with chic patterns that will show you how easy it is to handle these surprisingly adaptable yarns. Sixteen classic-to-contemporary patterns will introduce you to the stitches, gauges, and finishing methods that work best with these versatile fibers. Plus, patterns are knit up twice using a different set of yarns each time, so you can see how the yarns you choose can alter the look of your projects. · Includes quick-to-knit wraps, plus gorgeous sweaters and jackets that are each shown in two variations--one from each designer--so you can choose your favorite look · Make the right yarn choices with the help of a complete introduction to plant, animal, and synthetic fibers, including bouclé, eyelash, brushed, plied, and woven yarns · Bonus--Learn this design duo's professional techniques for taking accurate measurements and tailoring patterns to achieve a custom fit for every project, every time Knitting with Novelty Yarns will give you all the information and inspiration you need to knit with these fabulous fibers! This description may be from another edition of this product.