10 Lessons and Projects Using Ombré, Stranded Colorwork, Slip-Stitch, and Texture
Tanis Gray - All books by this author
From The Midwest Book Review:
"A complete course of beautifully and profusely illustrated instruction under one cover. Aspiring needlecrafters can expand their knitting skill set with patterns for garments and accessories drawn from top designers from around the world. Exceptionally 'user friendly' in organization and presentation, "Gradient Knits" is an wholeheartedly and unreservedly recommended addition to personal and community library Needlecraft instructional reference collections."
About the Book:
Knit your way through every color of the rainbow! Add a whole new dimension to your knitting projects by utilizing gradient colors with help from Gradient Knits. Go from light to dark, add two-color contrasts, work with multiple colorways, and more. Author Tanis Gray, knitting expert extraordinaire, shows you all the techniques you’ll need to add gorgeous color gradients to a wide variety of projects. Dive right in and get to work with these eye-catching yarns and 10 unique lessons on topics such as cabling, lace knitting, alternating stripes, thrumming, stranded colorwork, intarsia polka dots, modular knitting, German short rows, and simple knit and purl combinations—all using gradient yarns. Expand your skill set with patterns for garments and accessories from top designers around the world. The perfect blend of beginners and advanced projects and a comprehensive techniques section give knitters the ability to create stunning gradient knitted accessories for your home or yourself, including mittens, a cabled hat, polka dot pillow, blanket, lace shawl, tea cozy, and more.
About The Author:
Tanis Grey was the Yarn Editor of Vogue Knitting and has also worked at Martha Stewart, HBO and Focus Features. She edits and photographs knitting titles, executes social media for numerous yarn companies, and teaches advanced knitting classes. Tanis is the author of Knit Local: Celebrating America’s Homegrown Yarns, Wanderlust – 47 Modern Knits for Bohemian Style, and Modern Baby Knits.
Paperback / 144 Pages / 7 1/2 x 9 3/4 / 2017