Brave New Knits: 26 Projects and Personalities from the Knitting Blogosphere (Google eBook)

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Rodale, Aug 31, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 242 pages
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Brave New Knits is the first book to celebrate the convergence of traditional hand-knitting and modern technology. The Internet has made it possible for the knitting community to connect through photos, pattern-sharing, and blogs that document the knitting projects and passions of dozens of designers and enthusiasts. With a Foreword written by Jessica Marshall Forbes, co-founder of Ravelry.com, Brave New Knits includes 26 must-have garment and accessory patterns, all gorgeously photographed by knitting celebrity Jared Flood of Brooklyn Tweed. Contributors range from established designers like Norah Gaughan, Wendy Bernard, Anne Hanson, and knitgrrl Shannon Okey, to rising stars such as Melissa Wehrle, Connie Chang Chinchio, and Hilary Smith Callis. In-depth interviews with the designers reveal their design philosophy and passions. From shapely sweaters and delicate shawls to fingerless gloves and stylish hats, each of the knitted designs features detailed directions and charts to inspire both the beginner and experienced knitter.
  

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User Review  - bunniehopp - LibraryThing

Brave New Knits: 26 projects and personalities from the knitting blogosphere by Julie Turjoman is the book to read if you need knitting inspiration. Each chapter introduces a knit designer, who is ... Read full review

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Cute patterns. Many look like they would take awhile. Read full review

Contents

Garments or Sweater Designers Tackle the Infinite Universe
1
TULIP PEASANT BLOUSE
2
MILK MAIDEN PULLOVER
12
GLOBAL CABLE COAT
21
SEAWEED VEST
33
IT COMES IN WAVES PULLOVER
42
KIMBERLY CARDIGAN
54
KROOKUS CARDIGAN
64
TEXTURED TAM AND MITTS
130
LACE FLOWER PIN
138
WOODSMOKE SCARF
145
CHUTES AND LADDERS SOCKS
152
SPROUTING CLOCHE
160
HYDRANGEA NECKWARMER
168
Loops SOCKSTRAVANZA
175
LENINA CAP
184

SILKE JACKET
74
DELYSIA CAMISOLE
82
KOUKLA CARDIGAN
91
JOHNNY ROTTEN JACKET
102
ORIGAMI SHRUG
114
BUTTON TUNIC
121
Accessories or A Little Luxury Goes a Long Way
129
Review FOXGLOVES
191
Sphere B WORKING ALL THE ANGLES BLANKET
199
HELIX SOCKS
206
THE ORCHID THIEF SHAWLETTE
214
LUBOV SCARF
221
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About the author (2010)

An accomplished knitter for more than 20 years, Julie Turjoman’s original hand-knit designs have been published in Interweave Knits and Twist Collective magazines, as well as the book Vampire Knits (Potter Craft, 2010). She writes, designs, and blogs at www.julieturjoman.com in the San Francisco Bay area, in a room filled with yarn.

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