Aran Design - The Creative Knitter's Handbook
|INSIDE:||153 colour photographs, 11 black & white photographs and 59 line artworks|
Aran knitwear is instantly recognisable, respectfully fashionable and generously comfortable. With a long-treasured heritage steeped in Irish history, it is no surprise that most knitters express a wish to produce an Aran knit at some time in their creative life. This book delves into the history and heritage of this popular style, offering traditional designs and patterns, whilst providing inspiration for contemporary and innovative adaptations. Written for the dedicated knitter, Aran Design: The Creative Knitter's Handbook offers a unique insight into the trends and techniques associated with the style.
This beautifully illustrated book includes:
- The history of Aran knitting
- Recommended materials and equipment
- A dictionary of stitches
- How to plan an initial design
- Working out the numbers for a project
- Finishing tips and techniques
Site Price: £20.00E-Book Edition: £20.00 (incl. VAT)
" This book reflects the author's passion for Aran knitting and should appeal to all those similarly interested. It gives a confidence-boosting guide to designing your own Aran knit and I've no doubt Rita would love to see photos of your achievements! "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: Slipknot magazine of Knitting & Crochet Guild