Aran Knits: 23 Contemporary Designs Using Classic Cable Patterns

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St. Martin's Press, Jan 31, 2012 - Crafts & Hobbies - 136 pages
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Gorgeous cable knits with a contempoary twist

Cables and other traditional Aran patterns are perennially popular with knitters, as not only do they look great but they are interesting patterns to knit. Well-known Rowan Yarn designer Martin Storey adds a modern twist to these classic patterns in this beautifully photographed collection of desirable wearables and accessories. The designs have a pared-down contemporary simplicity and soft color palette that is sure to appeal to knitters of all ages and different levels of experience. Featuring a versatile range of garments and accessories, including shrugs, sweaters, hats, scarves, mitts and more--all made in natural yarns from Rowan that are cozy and inviting. The twenty-five patterns range from relatively simple to challenging--something for every knitter to enjoy!

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About the author (2012)

MARTIN STOREY is the author of Nordic Knits, Classic Knits for Real Women, and Classic Knits for Men and the coauthor of Knitting Goes Large. Renowned for his truly elegant knitwear designs, he worked for the trendsetting company Artwork after college and since then has been a major force at Rowan Yarns, designing for their Classic Range.

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