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Luxe Knits: Couture Designs to Knit & Crochet

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Publisher Comments:

Award-winning knitwear designer Laura Zukaite has created a knockout collection of 26 stylish projects for the experienced knitter: chic, fashion-forward garments and accessories that showcase imaginative stitch patterns and luxurious yarns.

Zukaite provides an unprecedented glimpse of her creative process, from initial inspiration and interpretation to technique development and the actual construction of the item, allowing readers to understand how her smart solutions enhance the design. She brings new dimension to the traditional stockinette stitch, adds lace inserts to a simple cable, and enhances smocking with new textures and color work based on African textiles.

After knitters experience Lauras unique approach to design, theyll look at everything they create with fresh and insightful new eyes.

PROJECTS INCLUDE:

- Long Gloves - Shawl Sweater - Cowl Tank - Lacy Halter - Tonal Skirt - Gathered Cardigan - Beaded Clutch - Tube Scarf - Cashmere Muffler - Bobble Hat - Half Moon Stole - Fitted Blouse

 

Synopsis:

Award-winning knitwear designer Laura Zukaite has created a knockout collection of 26 stylish projects for the experienced knitter: chic, fashion-forward garments and accessories that showcase imaginative stitch patterns and luxurious yarns. Zukaite provides an unprecedented glimpse of her creative process, from initial inspiration and interpretation to technique development and the actual construction of the item, allowing readers to understand how her smart solutions enhance the design. She brings new dimension to the traditional stockinette stitch, adds lace inserts to a simple cable, and enhances smocking with new textures and color work based on African textiles. After knitters experience Laura's unique approach to design, they'll look at everything they create with fresh and insightful new eyes. PROJECTS INCLUDE: - Long Gloves - Shawl Sweater - Cowl Tank - Lacy Halter - Tonal Skirt - Gathered Cardigan - Beaded Clutch - Tube Scarf - Cashmere Muffler - Bobble Hat - Half Moon Stole - Fitted Blouse

About the Author

LAURA ZUKAITE moved to the United States from Lithuania when she was 18 years old. A recent graduate of Parsons School of Design, she has published designs in major knitting magazines and collective designer books. Luxe Knits is Lauras first solo book and represents her design philosophy and creative process. She currently works as a professional designer in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781600592836
Author:
Zukaite, Laura
Publisher:
Lark Books (NC)
Photographer:
Westergaard, Cathrine
Author:
Westergaard, Cathrine
Subject:
Knitting
Subject:
JUVY-WORKBOOKS - JUV WORKBOOKS
Subject:
Crocheting
Subject:
Needlework - Knitting
Subject:
Needlework - Crocheting
Subject:
Crafts-Needlework
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20090831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
all in color
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
10 x 8.5 in

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"Synopsis" by , Award-winning knitwear designer Laura Zukaite has created a knockout collection of 26 stylish projects for the experienced knitter: chic, fashion-forward garments and accessories that showcase imaginative stitch patterns and luxurious yarns. Zukaite provides an unprecedented glimpse of her creative process, from initial inspiration and interpretation to technique development and the actual construction of the item, allowing readers to understand how her smart solutions enhance the design. She brings new dimension to the traditional stockinette stitch, adds lace inserts to a simple cable, and enhances smocking with new textures and color work based on African textiles. After knitters experience Laura's unique approach to design, they'll look at everything they create with fresh and insightful new eyes. PROJECTS INCLUDE: - Long Gloves - Shawl Sweater - Cowl Tank - Lacy Halter - Tonal Skirt - Gathered Cardigan - Beaded Clutch - Tube Scarf - Cashmere Muffler - Bobble Hat - Half Moon Stole - Fitted Blouse
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