Knitting in Circles
100 Circular Patterns for Sweaters, Bags, Hats, Afghans, and More
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You won’t believe what you can make with knitted circles!
One circle can become a stylish hat or an adorable shrug. Two, and you have a unique handbag or cover-up. Knit more circles, and you can make show-stopping scarves, capes, sweaters, afghans—even a stunning lace dress.
Only Nicky Epstein, always on the cutting edge of knitwear design, could dream up these innovative garments and accessories that all start with a simple shape. In her bestselling book Knitting Block by Block, Nicky elevated the humble block to outstanding fashion, but that was just the beginning. Now she takes on a new challenge and shows you how to make a statement with circles.
Mix and match to your heart’s content with 100 circles and 20 inspiring projects that feature everything from cables to rich colorwork, delicate lace, and over-the-top embellishments in Nicky’s signature style. You’ll find step-by-step techniques on how to knit circles, both in the round and flat, plus expert guidance on customizing the projects, with unique cut-and-paste circle templates to design your own styles.
With this groundbreaking book, you’ll never look at circles the same way. Once again, Nicky Epstein has outdone herself, opening up a world of creative possibilities with a gorgeous knitting reference that will have you knitting in the best of circles over and over.
This book is amazing, it will definitely make you a everything Nicky fan. One you hear her live, her books come to life in your hand. You go away wondering how one woman can hold so much in her mind. She is one of the most creative knitters alive. Her very first knit, a complicated picture knit was just a sliver of what she is capable of. Don't miss this book and as many others that you can get your hands on. If you ever, ever have a chance to take any of her classes live, don't pass this up! Whatever the home work ahead of time, do it do extra. You won't be sorry. This book is my knitting room coffee table book, every time I pick it up I am immediately inspired to knit.