Knitted Sweater Style: Inspirations in Color

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Taunton Press, 1997 - Crafts & Hobbies - 123 pages
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Born and raised amid the vibrant landscape of Australia, Jo Sharp has an intuitive eye for color. Her 42 sweater designs collected here introduce her design skills to the knitting world. She takes her inspiration from her surroundings as well as from the rich ethnic influences in her life, giving the collection a marvelous variety of patterns from which to choose. Now you can make your own Cactus Flower sweater, a Kazak cardigan, or one of the most gorgeous argyles you have ever seen, all using color in memorable ways. With lush photographs and charts to show you exactly what you are going to create, and how, this book leads you through these patterns, showing you the style, color harmony, and design sense for which Jo Sharp is known. The sweaters for women, men, and children are rated for a variety of skill levels, so you will be able to find the perfect sweater to knit, whether you are looking for a classic style or something more ornate.

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By simply transferring, or slipping, selected stitches from one needle to another without knitting or purling them, knitters can create striking color patterns using only one color at a time and ... Read full review

About the author (1997)

Sharp has been designing knitwear since 1986. her studio is based in Albany, on the southern coast of Western Australia.

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