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Knitting in the Sun: 32 Projects for Warm Weather

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Publisher Comments:

Knitting in the Sunis a compelling collection of garments and hand-knitting projects ideal to complete and wear when the weather heads over 70. There are offerings for the beginner to the advanced, and for all tastes. Readers will find:
  • Accessoriesincluding: a sun hat, a summer cloche, a beach bag blanket, a lace shawl summer aran wrap, an ocean waves wrap, a vining leaves scarf, a driving scarf, and even a knitted beach chair.  
  • Sleevelessconfections including:  a square neck shell, a ribbon tie tunic, a convertible sheath, a smocked tube top, and a split leaf shell.  
  • Beautifully-constructed garments featuring Short Sleevesincluding: a ruffled surplice top, a cap sleeved top with lace panel, a pullover with lace detailing, and a top-down shaped t-shirt.

  • For those chilly evenings, Long Sleevedgarments including: a lightweight hooded pullover, an openwork cover-up, an empire sweater with elongated stitches, and a ripple stitch tunic.

  • A few summer-weight Cardigans: cables and lace sideways knit cardigan, an eyelet rib shawl, a collared cardigan, a cardigan with lace panels, a happi-style jacket, a tube sleeved shrug, and a lace bolero.

  • Compelling Coordinating Piecesincluding: a gored skirt, an openwork skirt, a summer sleep set, and even a bathing suit.

  • Top-notch Contributionsfrom popular designers including: Eileen Adler, Sarah Barbour, Heather Broadhurst, Rachel Clarke, Carol Feller, Faina Goberstein, Stefanie Japel, Janine Le Cras, Dawn Leeseman, Lisa Limber, Anne Lukito, Marnie Maclean, Jairlyn Mason, Jillian Moreno, Kendra Nitta, Amy Polcyn, Susan Robicheau, Sarah Sutherland, Julia Trice, Katherine Vaughn, and Tonya Wagner.

Synopsis:

Bulky sweaters be gone!

Knitting in the Sun gives you more than 30 projects designed exclusively to knit and wear in warm weather. You'll find patterns to keep your needles clicking whether you're lounging by the pool or taking a break at the beach:

  • 5 sleeveless tops
  • 4 short-sleeved tops
  • 4 lightweight long-sleeved tops
  • 6 summer-weight cardigans
  • 2 skirts, a sleep set, and a wearable bathing suit
  • 9 accessories ranging from a beach hat to a cotton wrap to a beach chair

Whether you're new to knitting or a seasoned stitcher, you'll find fresh patterns and compelling designs to create gorgeous lightweight pieces that will make a splash on sunny days.

Synopsis:

Bulky sweaters be gone!

Knitting in the Sun gives you more than 30 projects designed exclusively to knit and wear in warm weather. You'll find patterns to keep your needles clicking whether you're lounging by the pool or taking a break at the beach:

  • 5 sleeveless tops
  • 4 short-sleeved tops
  • 4 lightweight long-sleeved tops
  • 6 summer-weight cardigans
  • 2 skirts, a sleep set, and a wearable bathing suit
  • 9 accessories ranging from a beach hat to a cotton wrap to a beach chair

Whether you're new to knitting or a seasoned stitcher, you'll find fresh patterns and compelling designs to create gorgeous lightweight pieces that will make a splash on sunny days.

About the Author

Kristi Porter is an author, designer, technical editor, and teacher. In addition to authoring Knitting for Dogs and Knitting Patterns For Dummies (Wiley), her work has been featured in the Knitgirl series, the Big Girl Knits series, No Sheep for You, and Knit Wit. She is a frequent contributor to Knitty.com and has been a part of the online magazine since its start in 2002. As a knitter and teacher in Southern California, Kristi is an expert in choosing projects and guiding her students in creating garments that they will enjoy knitting and wearing in warmer weather.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Windansea.

Bardini.

Anacapa.

Bordeaux.

Silver Strand.

Laguna.

Monaco.

Cinnamon Bay.

Bay.

Taos.

Ludington.

Anna Maria.

Provence.

Aviara.

Hollyhock.

Tofino.

Bay of Fundy.

Puget Sound.

Alishan.

Lakeshore.

Montague.

Quimper.

Bridgetown.

Coronado.

Augustine.

Yehliu.

Santorini.

Black Sea.

Cabrillo.

Copacabana.

Vernazza.

Haleakala.

special knitting techniques.

knitting abbreviations.

contributing designers.

yarn sources.

index.

about the author.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470416662
Author:
Porter, Kristi
Publisher:
Wiley (TP)
Author:
rter, Kristi
Author:
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Subject:
Knitting
Subject:
Hot weather clothing.
Subject:
Needlework - Knitting
Subject:
General Crafts & Hobbies
Subject:
Seasonal
Subject:
Crafts-Needlework
Subject:
Hobbies & Crafts
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
May 2009
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.92 x 8.14 x 0.49 in

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"Synopsis" by , Bulky sweaters be gone!

Knitting in the Sun gives you more than 30 projects designed exclusively to knit and wear in warm weather. You'll find patterns to keep your needles clicking whether you're lounging by the pool or taking a break at the beach:

  • 5 sleeveless tops
  • 4 short-sleeved tops
  • 4 lightweight long-sleeved tops
  • 6 summer-weight cardigans
  • 2 skirts, a sleep set, and a wearable bathing suit
  • 9 accessories ranging from a beach hat to a cotton wrap to a beach chair

Whether you're new to knitting or a seasoned stitcher, you'll find fresh patterns and compelling designs to create gorgeous lightweight pieces that will make a splash on sunny days.

"Synopsis" by ,
Bulky sweaters be gone!

Knitting in the Sun gives you more than 30 projects designed exclusively to knit and wear in warm weather. You'll find patterns to keep your needles clicking whether you're lounging by the pool or taking a break at the beach:

  • 5 sleeveless tops
  • 4 short-sleeved tops
  • 4 lightweight long-sleeved tops
  • 6 summer-weight cardigans
  • 2 skirts, a sleep set, and a wearable bathing suit
  • 9 accessories ranging from a beach hat to a cotton wrap to a beach chair

Whether you're new to knitting or a seasoned stitcher, you'll find fresh patterns and compelling designs to create gorgeous lightweight pieces that will make a splash on sunny days.

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