Colourwork in the Round - All the Techniques You Need Plus 5 Stunning Projects by Anna Dervout

Colourwork in the Round - All the Techniques You Need Plus 5 Stunning Projects by Anna Dervout

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A comprehensive guide to understanding colorwork and knitting your first sweater with multiple colors.

Get ready to try this great knitting style and make beautiful garments! With the help of author Anna Dervout, you’ll soon have colorwork spilling off your needles with ease, as you create delicate, modern patterns for women and children alike to wear.

Colorwork refers to a technique used to knit patterns in multiple colours; it requires the simultaneous use of several different colors in the same row. Colorwork is used for sweaters, hats, scarves and mittens, but also a wide range of accessories (cushions, Christmas stockings or coasters). An understanding of colorwork paves the way to integrating a vast range of knitting motifs: horizontal, vertical, geometric or stand-alone.

Discover different colorwork techniques using circular needles, which are becoming increasingly popular among knitting enthusiasts. You’ll learn how to choose your yarns, manage tension, knit in the round, and integrate a seamless change of color into your work. Anna does the hard work of demystifying this traditional knitting technique so that it no longer holds any secrets.

Illustrated step-by-step instructions guide you through the learning process; at the end of the book there’s the chance to put your knowledge into practice to create five superb patterns, each suited to a different skill level: create a hat, a sweater or a cardigan and see all your hard work pay off!

Anna’s patterns are designed to be, above all, relaxing for the knitter; they are written in a clear manner, accessible to beginners, and are also size inclusive.

Here is a complete guide to learning this technique – and making your first garments.

Published by Search Press
Dec 19, 2023 | 144 Pages | 8 x 10-1/4| ISBN 9781800921214