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Knitting in Circles: 100 Circular Patterns for Sweaters, Bags, Hats,…
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0307587061, Hardcover)You won’t believe what you can make with knitted circles!
One circle can become a stylish hat or an adorable shrug. Two, and you have a unique handbag or cover-up. Knit more circles, and you can make show-stopping scarves, capes, sweaters, afghans—even a stunning lace dress.
Only Nicky Epstein, always on the cutting edge of knitwear design, could dream up these innovative garments and accessories that all start with a simple shape. In her bestselling book Knitting Block by Block, Nicky elevated the humble block to outstanding fashion, but that was just the beginning. Now she takes on a new challenge and shows you how to make a statement with circles.
Mix and match to your heart’s content with 100 circles and 20 inspiring projects that feature everything from cables to rich colorwork, delicate lace, and over-the-top embellishments in Nicky’s signature style. You’ll find step-by-step techniques on how to knit circles, both in the round and flat, plus expert guidance on customizing the projects, with unique cut-and-paste circle templates to design your own styles.
With this groundbreaking book, you’ll never look at circles the same way. Once again, Nicky Epstein has outdone herself, opening up a world of creative possibilities with a gorgeous knitting reference that will have you knitting in the best of circles over and over.
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This is the latest title from knitting superstar and best-selling author Nicky Epstein. Bestselling author and knitwear extraordinaire Nicky Epstein once again offers a completely innovative knitting reference. A natural follow-up to "Knitting Block by Block", this book explores circular shapes that can be easily joined to create innovative and striking knitted pieces and garments. This collection features 80 patterns for knitted circles which can be connected to make 15 projects. Each chapter focuses on a specific technique, from basics to ornate, cables to colourwork. Each circle pattern comes with instructions, a full-colour photograph and a chart. Nicky then shows how to mix and match these patterns to create stunning projects including scarves, bags, toys, afghans and more.
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