Luxury Knits: Simple and Stylish Projects for the Most Desirable Knitwear

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9780764158230: Luxury Knits: Simple and Stylish Projects for the Most Desirable Knitwear

Knitting enthusiasts who take their inspiration from this handsome volume can wrap themselves in luxury. It presents patterns and instructions for making beautiful, sensuous garments and accessories from extravagant materials that include cashmere, chenille, merino wool, mohair, and fine silk blends. Directions for making 22 exquisite items for oneself or for gift-giving include—

  • A fine merino wool and mohair matching hat and scarf
  • A cashmere pillow cover and cable throw
  • A cashmere sweater with finely detailed features
  • A cozy wraparound cardigan in merino wool and cashmere
  • A lavish lace sweater in silk and mohair
  • A summer cotton top with short lace sleeves
  • A draped-neck sweater with slim, stylish body shaping . . . and many more.

    All techniques and stitches are clearly explained, and all finished items are shown in beautiful color photos. Here is an elegant collection of stylish projects—wonderful knitted garments and accessories for all seasons of the year. More than 75 illustrations.
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    Wrap yourself in luxury
    with this fabulously indulgent

    collection
    of knitwear


    Wrap up in beautifully tailored sweaters, sensuous camisoles, and softly draping scarves; create a comfort zone with cozy throws and pillows; make elegant, desirable accessories for yourself and your friends.

    More than twenty timeless designs have been carefully selected to show off the exceptional beauty of luxurious yarns such as cashmere, chenille, merino wool, mohair, and fine silk-blends.

    To complete your garments professionally, a selection of finishing techniques is explained and illustrated.

    [front flap]
    Luxury Knits is a collection of stylish projects using beautiful yarns to create exquisite gifts and accessories, winter garments, day-t-evening pieces, and summer wear.

    Exquisite gifts and accessories:
    Treat yourself and cherish your friends and family with the pieces in this section, including cozy bed socks, hat and scarf combinations, and baby garments worked in the softest of yarns.

    Winter indulgence:
    Escape the winter chills with this collection of warm, elegant sweaters and cardigans crafter from beautiful blends of silk, mohair, merino, and cashmere.

    From day to evening:
    Experience the height of luxury with these sophisticated pieces, from sensuous lace sweaters to gorgeous beaded garments for truly special occasions.

    Summer sensations:
    Camisoles and light tops worked in fine cotton and cotton/silk blends are perfect for those long summer days and nights. Lace detailing and ribbon trims provide a pretty and stylish finish.

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    About the author:
    Amanda Griffiths trained at The Royal College of Art, winning a Master of Arts (with distinction) in Fashion Knitwear. Since graduating she has worked in the fashion industry as a knitwear designer and teacher. Her previous books include 1000 Sweaters and Textured Knits.

    About the Author:

    Amanda Griffiths trained in Fashion Knitwear at London's Royal College of Art. She works in the fashion industry as a knitwear designer, teacher, and writer.

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    Published by Barron's Educational Series (2005)
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