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Japanese Knitting: Patterns for Sweaters, Scarves and More: Knits and Crochets for Experienced Needle...
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Tuttle Gayle Roehm
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Japanese Knitting: Patterns for Sweaters, Scarves and More: Knits and Crochets for Experienced Needle Crafters

Tuttle Gayle Roehm


9784805313824

Tuttle


Art & Architecture;
Knitting & crochet


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112 pages

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Create your own versatile wardrobe essentials with these chic new Japanese knitting patterns for apparel and accessories from cult favorite author michiyo. A whole new world of fashionable Tokyo-style knitwear designs opens to experienced needle crafters in Japanese Knitting: Patterns for Sweaters, Scarves and More. This is the first Japanese needlework book to be translated into English. The work of renowned Japanese knitting designer michiyo is often showcased on knitting and crochet websites across the globe. Her minimalist aesthetic and textural elements make her knitwear styles polished and flattering, whether worn layered or as stand-alone pieces. With this Japanese knitting pattern book, experienced knitters and needleworkers can create a diverse collection of effortless-looking pieces ranging from a pair of soft slippers to a structured jacket. An introduction by needlework instructor Gayle Roehm explains the Japanese techniques to readers who are trying them for the first time.

Inside, find 23 stylish patterns and instructions for:

    * A Nordic-style sweater
    * A classic raglan cardigan
    * A diagonal striped tunic
    * A "sleeve" scarf
   
And many more!

Other primary creator:   Tuttle
Translated by:   Gayle Roehm
Imprint:   Tuttle
Country of Publication:   Japan
Dimensions:   Height: 292mm,  Width: 216mm, 
Weight:   510g
ISBN:   9784805313824
ISBN 10:   480531382X
Pages:   112
Publication Date:   July 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

michiyo is a household name among Japanese and Western knitters. She started out 20 years ago designing knit and crochet wear in and since then she has created hundreds of designs and authored over 20 knitting pattern books. Gayle Roehm has lived in Japan for many years where she studied the language and taught at knitting workshops around the country.


In the first Japanese needlework book to be translated into English, American knitters are introduced to the height of Tokyo fashion in knitwear. -Publishers Weekly Japanese Knitting: Patterns for Sweaters, Scarves and More is a book that every knitter and crocheter should have! [...] The textural elements make [Michiyo's] knitwear styles polished and flattering, whether worn layered or as stand-alone pieces. -LittleThingsBlogged.com The book itself is beautifully presented, the photography is stylish, and the designs are simple with interesting shapes, textures, colorwork and construction. You would be hard pressed to find a design you didn't like! -Skein Yarn blog

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