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A Knitting Wrapsody: Innovative Designs to Wrap, Drape, and Tie By Kristin Omdahl,

  • Title: A Knitting Wrapsody: Innovative Designs to Wrap, Drape, and Tie
  • Author: Kristin Omdahl
  • ISBN: 9781596683075
  • Page: 329
  • Format: Paperback
  • Designer Kristin Omdahl is one of the most innovative designers working today, and in this collection, she showcases her signature motif designs and experimental construction in 18 original patterns five scarves, six wraps, five shawls, and two skirts that provide new ways to think about knitting pieces that wrap, drape, or tie.Unlike other wrap books, this collection offeDesigner Kristin Omdahl is one of the most innovative designers working today, and in this collection, she showcases her signature motif designs and experimental construction in 18 original patterns five scarves, six wraps, five shawls, and two skirts that provide new ways to think about knitting pieces that wrap, drape, or tie.Unlike other wrap books, this collection offers ingenious ways for wrapping your knitting, whether around the neck, shoulders, or waist The designs for these garments are just what you ve been waiting for inspirational, creative patterns that advance your skills, explore shape and silhouette, and are beautiful to wear year round.All of the garments incorporate interesting elements, from reversible stitch patterns and unique knitted edgings to interesting closures Each project is knitted, but much of the aesthetic draws inspiration from the geometry, motifs, and techniques of crochet.Some of the techniques are quite unusual and the enclosed DVD will demonstrate them in depth before you cast on for a project.With her passionate attention to stitch detail and one of a kind motif designs, Kristin offers a wide range of projects in A Knitting Wrapsody for a variety of skill levels and time commitments Expand your wardrobe with bold, stylish shapes and add form flattering pieces perfect for layering.
    A Knitting Wrapsody Innovative Designs to Wrap Drape and Tie Designer Kristin Omdahl is one of the most innovative designers working today and in this collection she showcases her signature motif designs and experimental construction in original patterns f

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    1. There are a couple of fun patterns in here that I d like to take elements from and use in my own designs As for following any of the patterns as given though probably not There are some unique constructions and stitch patterns used, but the overall finished look of most of them just aren t very appealing The photographs aren t very good at all all are beauty shots, nothing is shown flat off the model to show a close up of a construction quirk or stitch pattern The Tide Pool Shawl has a very fun [...]

    2. Knitting patterns for scarves, wraps, shawls and skirts.The majority of the patterns are blouse y baggy knits for any size, which I will never make because it isn t my style.The worse and ugliest is the Anouk, leather laced raglan cape on page 36 Wow It is surprisingly ugly and unpractical as washing leather is to difficult to even imagine I always gift only washable wool items, and leave the difficult hand wash for only personal knits.I do like the Nerina ruched and ruffled scarf on page 16 whi [...]

    3. This beautiful book if full of inspirational scarves, shawls, and skirts for the knitter The patterns are bright and fresh and definitely perfect for complementing today s fashions Just be aware that the patterns are not for beginners This is not your Grandma s pattern book It comes complete with beautiful photographs, step by step patterns and an instructional DVD to show some of the new techniques.

    4. Yuck One of the most hideous knitting books I ve ever seen, no doubt because she was trying to hard to make it look like crochet If you want something to look like crochet, then get out a hook and put those needles down.

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