Japanese Knitting: Patterns for Sweaters, Scarves and More: Knits and Crochets for Experienced Needle Crafters (Paperback)
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Japanese Knitting: Patterns for Sweaters, Scarves and More: Knits and Crochets for Experienced Needle Crafters (Paperback)

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Paperback 104 Pages / Published: 15/05/2018
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Create versatile wardrobe essentials with these chic new Japanese knitting patterns for apparel and accessories from cult favourite author michiyo. A whole new world of fashionable Tokyo-style knitwear designs opens to experienced needle crafters in Japanese Knitting: Patterns for Sweaters, Scarves and More. It is the first Japanese needlework book to be translated into English. Knitting and crochet websites across the globe often feature the work of renowned Japanese designer michiyo. Her minimalist aesthetic and textural elements make her knitwear styles polished and flattering, whether worn layered or as stand-alone pieces. With this Japanese knitting pattern book, experienced knitters and needleworkers can create a diverse collection of effortless-looking items ranging from a pair of soft slippers to a structured jacket. An introduction by needlework instructor Gayle Roehm explains the Japanese techniques to readers who are trying them for the first time. Inside, find 23 stylish patterns and instructions for: A Nordic-style sweater A classic raglan cardigan A diagonally striped tunic A sleeve scarf And much more Your wardrobe will benefit from the chic and comfortable touch of michiyo's knitwear designs in this newly-translated Japanese stitch dictionary and pattern book.

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9784805313824
Number of pages: 104
Weight: 510 g
Dimensions: 292 x 216 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"In the first Japanese needlework book to be translated into English, American knitters are introduced to the height of Tokyo fashion in knitwear." -Publishers Weekly
"Japanese Knitting: Patterns for Sweaters, Scarves and More is a book that every knitter and crocheter should have! [...] The textural elements make [Michiyo's] knitwear styles polished and flattering, whether worn layered or as stand-alone pieces." -LittleThingsBlogged.com
"The book itself is beautifully presented, the photography is stylish, and the designs are simple with interesting shapes, textures, colorwork and construction. You would be hard pressed to find a design you didn't like!" -Skein Yarn blog
"This book, brilliantly translated by Gayle Roehm, makes 23 of Michiyo's patterns available to Westerners. Her combinations of texture, pattern and shape make the designs unique without being overly dramatic." -Retailing Insight
"All 23 patterns featured in this book have an unmistakable minimalistic aesthetics that we often see in Japanese designs. Several projects have an unusual construction that allows them to be worn in a few different ways." -10RowsADay.com
"I'm delighted to recommend this book to other knitting and crochet enthusiasts-particularly to advanced crafters who are looking for unique and challenging projects that can't be found anywhere else." -Knitting and Crochet blog
"...Gayle Roehm does an excellent job of explaining how Japanese knitting patterns work, and how to knit from them...The designs are original and inspiring. Thank you, Gayle Roehm, for cracking the Japanese pattern code and sharing it with us." -Knitty.com

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