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Knitting Over the Edge: Unique Ribs, Cords, Appliques, Color, Eclectic - The Second Essential Collection of Decorative Bordersby Nicky Epstein
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Nicky Epstein, one of today's hottest knitwear designers, has created a fabulous follow-up to last season's bestselling Knitting on the Edge. With hundreds of new and super edgings to try, it's a must-have in every knitting library.
Practically every knitted project needs an edging, and with her hit knitting reference, Knitting on the Edge, Nicky Epstein took the humble traditional rib to new heights. She now proudly presents a companion volume that's equally informative and rich in designs. Knitting Over the Edge takes the craft further, with more than 300 unusual edge combinations and shapings that will add a special, unique touch to any piece. The striking patterns will keep knitters of every level busy experimenting with different types of ties, loops, knots, braids, twists, bobbles and more. The topics explored in depth include cords, appliqués (such as flowers, leaves, hearts, and geometrics), color work, and a host of truly extraordinary corners, angles, bindings, and closures. A Selection of the Crafters Choice Book Club.
Knitwear designer Nicky Epstein has gained nationwide recognition for her informative workshops, her distinctive and innovative work, and her whimsical sense of style. She has authored numerous books including Knitting on the Edge, Crochet for Barbie Doll, and Knits for Barbie Doll. Her designs have also been featured in Vogue Knitting magazine, as well as many other publications, as well as on television and in art exhibitions.
Crocheters: go on the edge with Nicky Epsteinand#8212;bestselling author, needleworker, and designer extraordinaire! With approximately 200 different edgings and some gorgeous projectsand#8212;all with detailed instructions, pattern charts, and photographsand#8212;Nicky's guide will have crocheters grabbing for their hooks. Create a cropped red jacket featuring oversize buttons and pretty scalloping; an ecru crystal shoulder cape; a hatband and bracelet; a unique multicolor top, and more. This comprehensive guide to crochet edging will take you to the next level and is sure to be an essential part of your needlework library.
In this follow up to the best-selling Knitting on the Edge, Nicky Epstein creates more than 350 color and shape combinations that will wow knitters of any level. Appliquand#233;s, cords, ties, loops, knots, braids, twists, and bobbles become extraordinary finishes for any project. A must-have title for every knitting library.
About the Author
Nicky Epstein is one of today's most prolific and versatile knitwear designers, authors, and teachers. She has gained worldwide recognition for her artistic, distinctive, and innovative work, whimsical sense of style, and informative workshops. Her designs continue to be featured in many knitting magazines and publications, on television, and in museums. She lives in New York, NY.
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