Pop Knitting

Pop Knitting

Bold Motifs Using Color & Stitch

Book - 2012
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"Celebrated author Britt-Marie Christoffersson has studied color and texture in knitting for more than 25 years. Pop Knitting showcases her intensive work, demonstrating how minimal ingredients can be combined in seemingly endless ways to create striking, graphic knitted fabrics. Using a variety of innovative stitch manipulation techniques, this book explores how to construct highly textured fabrics and gorgeous knitted strandwork. You'll also learn how to create knitted fabrics with holes, pleats, double-fabrics, and more. Knitters of all skill levels will love the projects and inspiration Christofferson presents and the aesthetic masterpiece of Pop Knitting will have the most advanced knitters eager to experiment. Bright color dominates throughout this exuberant book, making simple patterns boldly stand out. Discover vibrant color, in-depth instruction, and artful inspiration that have ruled Christoffersson's work and life. Pop Knitting promises revolutionary knitting results. "-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Loveland, CO : Interweave Press, c2012
Branch Call Number: 746.432 C PBK
Characteristics: 215 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm
ISBN: 9781596687820


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Jan 01, 2015

This book had some interesting ideas but I found the instructions to be lacking in specifics.

Aug 22, 2012

As a instruction book on how to knit the samples shown, the illustrations are often unclear and not for beginners.

As an idea book to get the blood boiling and the brain firing up, absolutely wonderful! I have a dozen projects inspired by this book.

A side note: there seem to be more and more knitting books that give erroneous technique information, or present projects that, as described, cannot be made. This book does flirt with that line, but the results are possible. Unsure if poor translation is the culprit.


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