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Close Knit: 15 Patterns and 45 Techniques from Beginner to Advanced from Europe's Coolest Knitter

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There are illustrated instructions for making socks, scarves and sweaters--but you'll also find ideas for creating babysuits, scrunchies, T-shirts and even a prom dress. I got her 2022 Prestel-published hardback book Close Knit: 15 Patterns and 45 Techniques from Beginner to Advanced from Europe’s Coolest Knitter for my birthday, and I have been carrying it from bed to the couch and back again ever since it came into my possession.

With names like the Carpe Diem Sweater, the Bad Idea Top, and the Easy Peasy Pillow, her knits are easily translated to fit whatever mood you’re in. Biography: LAERKE BAGGER holds a Master's degree in Textile Design from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. Going against the traditional methods commonly featured in everyday knitting books, this book offers a modern instructions on creating knitting stitches, techniques and patterns in a unique and vibrant way. I remember as a kid looking across at my Mum who was knitting while she watched TV; I want to hone this skill enough that I can enjoy the mindlessness that comes with confidence. From dresses, sweaters, scrunchies and cardigans, these patterns will help you better understand some of the top-down, in-the-round techniques, as well as using multiple strands of yarn and simple colour techniques.I used to feel saved to some extent by every hour of work I put in — by every single word I placed on the page — but knitting has redirected that capitalist urge to constantly be producing.

I never took weekends and it was hard to drag me away from my laptop of an evening; I had to be generating capital or increasing my worth. With names like the Carpe Diem Sweater, the Bad Idea Top and the Easy Peasy Pillow, her knits are easily translated to fit whatever mood you’re in. Patterns and 45 Techniques from Beginner to Advanced from Europe’s Coolest Knitter Attention twenty-first century knitters! In this unique guide, she offers advice for knitters of every level, as well as fifteen basic patterns that can be varied infinitely to suit individual skill sets, tastes, and materials.

Known for her exuberant use of color and textures, this young textile artist is rapidly gaining a fanatical worldwide following. There are illustrated instructions for making socks, scarves and sweaters―but you’ll also find ideas for creating babysuits, scrunchies, T-shirts and even a prom dress. There are illustrated instructions for making socks, scarves and sweaters-but you’ll also find ideas for creating babysuits, scrunchies, T-shirts and even a prom dress.

Read more about the condition New: An item that is still in its original shrink wrap from the manufacturer and the original manufacturer’s seal (if applicable) has not been removed.By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the Terms and Conditions. I found circular needles were less taxing on my body because I could rest my arms lower, and I used some to make the Sophie scarf even though it wasn’t really my style (I mean, whose style is it? Due to the holiday season, it may take up to 48 hours for (1) a post to be approved/ reviewed (2) response to modmail/from a moderator.

The technique to knit are perfectly explained and the range of difficulty is wide, so you will find easy to advanced project. I’ve also been sending them Lærke Bagger’s Instagram so they too can see how designers are advancing the process, and making clothes we might actually want to wear! It is like a dummy to me, a vape in the mouth of somebody trying to quit smoking; I’m still ‘producing’ all of the time. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average.There are illustrated instructions for making socks, scarves, and sweaters—but you’ll also find ideas for creating baby suits, scrunchies, T-shirts, and even a prom dress. I’m producing a scarf for my boyfriend every night when we watch The Sopranos, even if I haven’t mastered the art of knitting without looking.

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