Reversible Knitting: 50 Brand-new, Groundbreaking Stitch Patterns

Reversible Knitting: 50 Brand-new, Groundbreaking Stitch Patterns

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By (author) Lynne Barr, Photographs by Thayer Allyson Gowdy

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  • Publisher: Stewart, Tabori & Chang Inc
  • Format: Hardback | 192 pages
  • Dimensions: 222mm x 252mm x 24mm | 1,111g
  • Publication date: 1 October 2009
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 158479805X
  • ISBN 13: 9781584798057
  • Illustrations note: 250 colour photographs
  • Sales rank: 35,364

Product description

"Reversible Knitting" is a compendium of 50 totally new reversible stitch patterns (for 100 different looks), plus 21 reversible projects designed by the author as well as 12 additional top knitwear designers, including Veronik Avery, Norah Gaughan, Teva Durham (all STC authors), Pam Allen, Wenlan Chia, Cat Bordhi, Debbie New and Lily Chin. Most of the stitch dictionaries on knitters' shelves are remixes of familiar stitch patterns already published elsewhere. Not so for Lynne Barr's groundbreaking book "Reversible Knitting". Not only is every one of the 50 stitch patterns completely new and never before seen, but each is also reversible - for a total of 100 different looks! Reversible stitch patterns can be used to create projects where either side can be worn facing outward, or where two sides of the piece are visible simultaneously (such as a scarf or a garment with collar or cuffs that can be worn up or down). In addition to stitch patterns, the book features 20 such projects - from accessories like scarves, hats and socks to sweaters and dresses - designed by the author and by 12 top knitwear designers including STC authors Veronik Avery, Norah Gaughan and Teva Durham. Rounding out the book are in-depth instructions for the specialised techniques required for reversible work.

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Lynne Barr is the author of Knitting New Scarves (STC). She has led hand-knitting workshops in the U.S., taught machine-knitting to factory workers in Haiti and designed sweaters for upscale boutiques. With her husband, she co-authored Sweaterscapes of the North Country and Sweaterscapes of the American West.