Saturday, January 26, 2013

Saturday, January 26, 2013 12:24 am by M. in , ,    No comments
For all you Brontë and knit lovers around:
Literary Knits: 30 Patterns Inspired by Favorite Books
Nikol Lohr
ISBN: 978-1-1182-1606-4
John Wiley
November 2012

More than 30 projects inspired by classic literature
Literary Knits features 30 knitting patterns inspired by beloved characters from classic books; from Pride and Prejudice to Moby Dick, The Catcher in the Rye to The Chronicles of Narnia—and many more in between.

Inspired by some of the most beloved characters from favorite books, including an elegant Daisy Cloche inspired by The Great Gatsby and a late '50s-inspired Holly Golightly Dress imagined from Breakfast at Tiffany's, the more than 30 knitting projects in this unique collection will inspire knitters and book lovers alike.

Each knitting pattern includes precise instruction and robust information on yarn selection and substitution
Beautiful photography throughout offers ideas and inspiration for all ages and skill levels, including supporting photos for tricky or less commonly-known techniques
Diagrams, assembly instructions, and schematic illustrations ease completion of each project
A generous mix of knitting patterns for women, men, and kids
If you're a book lover who knits, or a knitter with an appreciation for vintage patterns, Literary Knits is a timeless collection of one-of-a-kind knitting projects.
Includes two Brontë projects: Catherine Bed Socks and Jane Eyre Shawl.


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