A stylish collection of hand-knitted bags in a dazzling range of styles, shades, and stitches.
This original collection of contemporary hand–knitted bags ranges from big, stripy carry–alls and super–handy baby bags to petite clutches and elegant evening purses. The techniques employed in the designs also range widely and include intarsia, embroidery, crochet, Fair Isle, and entrelac. All the bags are displayed in stunning color photographs, and each project includes a close–up detail of the pattern, full knitting instructions, and clear charts; there are also details on alternate colorways and added embellishment. 25 Bags to Knit
is complete with an indispensable workshop section focusing on yarns, linings, and fashionable ideas for those all–important finishing touches: handles and fasteners. Emma King, a consultant for Rowan Yarns, is an exciting new knitting designer, whose passion for color, texture and uniquely modern designs will inspire all knitters.
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