THE KNITTING MAN(UAL) presents a dynamic collection of clothing and accessories that regular guys actually want to wear. Designed to appeal to both male and female knitters, the 20+ projects are based on traditional silhouettes interpreted with modern colors and construction. Reflecting author Kristin Spurkland's Scandinavian roots, with a little vintage inspiration woven in, these straight-up and stylish projects‚ÄîNordic Hats, Sleeveless Hoodie, Go Anywhere Gloves, Saturday Morning Slippers, Retro Vest, Everyday Sweater, and more‚Äîrange in complexity for knitters of all skill levels. Featuring technique photographs, clear instructions, and options for customizing yarn colors and pattern styles, THE KNITTING MAN(UAL) is a must-have guide that women will love to knit from‚Äîand men won't be embarrased to buy.Reviews‚ÄúNo tacky fitted sweaters or his-and-her vests here. These patterns were created by the designer and knitting teacher after a male student told her about his frustration with male patterns. From hiking socks to a sporty pullover, these patterns scream practicality and casual-cool.‚Äù‚ÄîForeword Magazine ‚ÄúBasics for men with a contemporary twist‚ÄîTHE KNITTING MAN(UAL) offers a smart collection sure to inspire anyone who knits.‚Äù ‚ÄîLeigh Radford, author of AlterKNITS and One Skein‚ÄúChock full of creative styles and classic knits--with valuable tips and tricks throughout‚ÄîTHE KNITTING MAN(UAL) is a definite go-to collection for any guy who knits.‚Äù ‚ÄîMichael del Vecchio, author of Knitting with Balls: A Hands-on Guide to Knitting for the Modern Man‚ÄúKristin Spurkland is one of the freshest and most exciting knitting designers today, with a keen sense of what's modern and wearable. I'm constantly amazed by her work.‚Äù ‚ÄîDebbie Stoller, editor-in-chief and co-publisher of BUST magazine and author of the Stitch 'n' Bitch series‚ÄúI love this book and I want to knit everything in it. It's a pleasure to see knitted classics that are as fresh and thoughtfully designed as the ones here. Kristin Spurkland's THE KNITTING MAN(UAL) will be treasured by guy and girl knitters for a long, long time.‚Äù ‚ÄîPam Allen, creative director at Classic Elite Yarns
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* More than 20 knitting patterns for men's clothing and accessories with a contemporary commercial appeal. * Projects include sweaters, socks, hats and scarves, slippers, mittens and gloves, hoodies, throws, and more. * Featuring a range of project difficulty for knitters of all skill levels. * Geared to men who knit and women who knit for them.About the Author:
Kristin Spurkland is a freelance designer who teaches knitting and crocheting classes professionally. Her work has appeared in Vogue Knitting, Interweave Knits, Knitters, Family Circle Easy Knitting, and Knitscene, and on Knitty.com. The author of Knits from the Heart, Crochet from the Heart, and Blankets, Hats, and Booties to Knit and Crochet, Kristin stores her needles in Portland, Oregon.
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Book Description Ten Speed Press, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1580088457
Book Description Ten Speed Press, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111580088457
Book Description Ten Speed Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1580088457 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0687412