Japanese Knitting: Patterns for Sweaters, Scarves and More

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$16.99
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SKU:
9784805313824
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
ISBN:
9784805313824
Format:
Paperback
Date Published:
05/29/2018
Illustrations:
23 patterns; color photos
Number of Pages:
112
Trim Size:
8 1/2 x 11 1/2

Create 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. It is the first Japanese needlework book to be translated into English. Knitting and crochet websites across the globe often feature the work of renowned Japanese designer michiyo. 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 items 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 patterns and instructions for 15 knitting and 8 crochet projects, including:

  • A Nordic-style sweater
  • A classic raglan cardigan
  • A delicately crocheted cowl
  • A diagonally striped tunic
  • A "sleeve" scarf
  • And much more

Your wardrobe will benefit from the chic and comfortable touch of michiyo's knitwear designs in this newly-translated Japanese stitch dictionary and pattern book.


About the Author:
michiyo is a household name among Japanese and Western knitters. She started out 20 years ago designing knit and crochet wear and has since 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.