Synopses & Reviews
Open, peek-a-boo stitches are all the rage with knitters and fashionistas. So isnt it great to know that you can achieve that lovely lacy look without all the complicated patterns? Bestselling author Iris Schreier reveals her clever tricks for using simple, accessible techniques to mimic lace beautifully. Each of these 25 garments features gorgeous lightweight yarns, and their sensuous cling and drape evoke an aura of romance and sexiness. Wrap yourself in a luxurious pretty-in-pink Turkish Shawl. Play the role of a retro starlet in the Seashell Hat in ultra-soft green cashmere. Beat the heat in style with an eye-catching turquoise Chevron Halter. Theres even a show-stopping bridal outfit! Schreier carefully covers all the basics, from an overview of key stitches to picking up stitches in fabric, from creating short rows to adding trim, tassels, and cords.A Selection of the Crafter's Choice Book Club.
Praise for Lacy Little Knits
"The 20+ projects...are lovely--and tempting to knit."--Creative Knitting
One of knitting's brightest stars, author Iris Schreier, presents exquisite projects with sensuous cling and drape and an aura of romance. Each of these 25 garments features gorgeous lightweight yarns from a pretty-in-pink Turkish Shawl to an eye-catching turquoise Chevron Halter. Sterling
Knitting designs with open, airy stitches are more popular than ever. But why suffer through complicated lace patterns when you can get the same look more easily? Iris Schreier, one of knitting's brightest stars, reveals all the simplest techniques and stitches in Lacy Little Knits. Each of these 25 seductive garments--from a pretty-in-pink Turkish Shawl to an eye-catching turquoise Chevron Halter--features gorgeous lightweight yarns that hint of romance, flirtation, and glamour.
Lace knitting gets a fresh update that finally makes the craft accessible to all! From a Triangle Tulip Shawl and Floral Tunic to a Starry Nights Bolero, these stunning projects showcase rich textures and beautiful detail. Working with four basic shapes, Brooke Nico creates 16 gorgeous wearables plus two and#8220;bonusand#8221; variants. You can use needles and yarn of any size to knit these garments, and each one features simple construction and elegant lines.and#160;
About the Author
Iris Schreier comes from a long line of fiber artisans. She is the founder and lead designer of Artyarns (www.artyarns.com), a manufacturer and wholesale distributor of luxury, hand-dyed yarn. Iris's designs have appeared in major knitting magazines, including Vogue Knitting, and she has appeared on TV shows such as Knitty Gritty and Knitting Daily. Iris' other books, Exquisite Little Knits, Modular Knits, and Reversible Knits, are all bestsellers. She lives in White Plains, New York.