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Classic Elite Shawls, Wraps & Scarves: 20 Ideas * 3 Waysby Sixth&spring Books
Synopses & Reviews
Knitters who think lace-weight yarn is difficult to work with or only for old-fashioned shawls are in for a big surprise! These 25 patternsand#8212;created by Carol J. Sulcoski and a group of talented designersand#8212;break beautifully free from the flowery, heirloom mold. The fresh, contemporary ideas range from an asymmetric tank top and beaded skirt to opera-length gloves and airy infinity scarves. And to make the knitting easy, a comprehensive basics section offers tricks for avoiding yarn tangles, tips on knitting with a lifeline, information about choosing fiber content, and much more.
Contributors include: Vand#233;ronik Avery, Fiona Ellis, Franklin Habit, Brooke Nico, Marlaina Bird, Barbara Brown, and more.
Made of high-quality, hand-painted merino, Koigu's signature yarn is legendary, cherished for its wearability, versatility, and stunning colors. These collection of 30 magnificent shawls, all knit with Koigu, will be a must-have for the company's obsessively loyal following. With patterns in all weights, from ultra-luxe lace to popular bulky yarns, every knitter willl find a perfect project!
Knitters who think lace-weight yarn is difficult to work with or only for old-fashioned shawls are in for a surprise! These 25 patterns break beautifully free from the flowery, heirloom mold. The fresh ideas range from an asymmetric tank top and beaded skirt to airy infinity scarves. The comprehensive basics section offers tips on avoiding tangles, knitting with a lifeline, and more.
From a pretty shawl in a scallop lace pattern to a cowl in a Fair Isle motif and an ombre chevron scarf, these 30 fresh, fashion-forward, indie-inspired designs will have knitters eagerly grabbing their needles! All of the beautiful garments feature Cascade Yarnsandrsquo; Heritage line of fingering-weight yarns, and offer a variety of stitches and techniques, including entrelac, intarsia, colorwork, and mosaic knitting.
Nurture your neck! Neck Effects offers knitters a creative collection of 30 fresh, fashion-forward neckwear designs featuring Cascade Yarnsandrsquo; Heritage line of luxurious, easy-care superwash merino blends. From cozy cables to delicate lace to stunning Fair Isle, knitters of every skill level will find projects that are destined to become modern classicsandmdash;and that will make great gifts for anyone with a love of knits and a sense of style!
Does your outfit need a little extra pizzazz? Then try one of these beautiful, fashion-forward vests! Created by top indie designersand#8212;including Nicky Epstein, Deborah Newton, Cathy Carron, Yoko Hatta, Fiona Ellis, and John Brinegarand#8212;the accessible patterns feature a range of styles and techniques, from lace to entrelac. And they're all made from 220 Superwashand#174; Aran, a lovely, affordable merino from Cascade Yarns that knitters love to work with and wear.
About the Author
Classic Elite Yarns, which distributes fine hand-knitting fibers from numerous international mills, is one of the top yarn companies in the US.
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