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—
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Wrap yourself in luxury
with this fabulously indulgent
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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Book Description Barron's Educational Series, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110764158236