Essentially Feminine Knits

Essentially Feminine Knits : 25 Must-Have Chic Designs

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Essentially Feminine Knits features a collection of 25 must-have garments and accessories for every occasion, casual to dressy. Designer and author Lene Holme Samsoe's patterns express her joy in knitting and embody a sometimes delicate, but always fashionably ladylike approach while relaying her inspiration-the sea that borders her home and it's subtle, simplistic colors. Focusing on Samsoe's signature botanical lace motifs, this collection offers designs with a variety of beautiful effects. Inside you'll find original sweaters, tops, jackets, hats, scarves, and mittens. Each pattern reveals elegant detailing, a flattering silhouette, and classic style, all of which are combined with a playful and modern sensibility. The projects featured in this book range from simple and quick to more in-depth-with the use of unique pattern instructions. Samsoe's unique style guarantees boldness and authenticity, and the patterns from Essentially Feminine Knits will keep you refined, chic, and simply feminine.

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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 215.9 x 226.06 x 12.7mm | 566.99g
  • Interweave Press Inc
  • Loveland, COUnited States
  • English
  • 1596687843
  • 9781596687844
  • 34,579

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Praise for Lene Holme Samsoe's previous title, "Feminine Knits" "5 out of 5 stars. The feminine and romantic designs showcase both contemporary and vintage ideas for fashion." - "Knitting News""Samsoe's girly show, 22 items of spiced sugar--but not sticky-sweet--niceness. Lace is the headliner throughout, with openwork making appearances as both star (floral-motif jackets, a tiered skirt, a beribboned bolero) and supporting player (tinging the edges of a triangle shawl, supplying a saucy central inset to a square-neck tank). Bobbles, pompoms, jacquard and cables add even more romantic lyricism to already alluring pieces." - "Yarn Market News""A gorgeous collection... Samsoe's patterns are very well written and clearly presented. I found a pattern for nearly every women in my life in this book." -"Delicate details. Attractive shapes. Pretty... All the designs (and they're mostly all sweaters) are what they claim to be--feminine knits." -"This volume is newly translated into English and features beautiful sweater, scarf and jacket patterns perfect for intermediate to advanced knitters." - "American-Statesman""Captivating designs with flattering silhouettes." - "Quick & Easy Crochet""The designs are interesting shapes, as are the uses of stitch patterns, such as the bobble and leaf cable at the centre of an Aran." - "Slipknot: The Journal of the Knitting & Crochet Guild" (UK)

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About Lene Holme Samsoe

Lene Holme Samsoe has worked as a knitwear designer since 1988. She is the author of Feminine Knits (Interweave). Today she is a full-time knitwear designer for Danish and other yarn companies, magazines, and periodicals.

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