Hip to Knit

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Interweave Press, Oct 1, 2002 - Crafts & Hobbies - 96 pages
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Knitting is no longer just a grandmother's pastime! This extraordinary guide for the newer or younger knitter introduces classic and contemporary patterns that can be completed in a reasonable time, with clear, precise instructions. The creative, hip, and diverse designs include a boyfriend's sweater, chunky scarf, halter top, color block tote bag, cute mittens, mismatched striped socks, and much more. Each project is rounded out with a mini-lesson that covers such practical skills as fringing and striping, circular knitting, working with double pointed needles, and creating decorative edges and decreases. This collection is the beginner's single source for getting started and having fun with chic designs that will never go out of style.

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Knitting is no longer just a grandmother's pastime! This extraordinary guide for the newer or younger knitter introduces classic and contemporary patterns that can be completed in a reasonable time ... Read full review

Hip to Knit: 18 Contemporary Projects for Today's Knitter

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This book includes projects designed to appeal to the new Gen-X knitter and uses such currently popular materials as super-chunky wools, ribbon, and metallic yarns. Among the 18 projects are a felted ... Read full review

Contents

How Hip Is Your Fit?
2
Fluffy Muffler
4
Seed Stitch Scarf
9
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

Judith L. Swartz is a designer for yarn companies, publishers, and private clients, as well as a knitting and crocheting teacher. She is the author of Dogs in Knits, Hip to Crochet, and Hip to Knit. She lives in Spring Green, Wisconsin.

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