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Knitting in America: Patterns, Profiles, & Stories of America's Leading Artisans


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Author Melanie Falick traveled thousands of miles to create Knitting in America, an inspiring and revealing portrait of knitters, spinners, dyers, and breeders of fiber-producing animals. The most complete survey yet published on the scope and influence of this vital art form in America, the book profiles many of this country's most fascinating artisans and farmers, and features more than thirty original patterns for adult and child-sized garments designed especially for Knitting in America.

In addition to the designer profiles, the book includes special features on locations such as a musk-oxen farm in Montana, a school in Detroit where children learn to knit before they learn to read, and a New Mexico yarn shop that supplies many of this country's top gallery artists with handspun, naturally dyed fibers.

The thirty-plus patterns in the book range in difficulty from basic to advanced and in style from traditional to contemporary. The patterns are clear, the charts easy to read, and a complete listing of mail-order sources ensures that the patterns can be executed to perfection.


Knitters, traditionally women, share a genius for design and construction with architects and engineers, but these skills haven't afforded them the kind of respect they deserve; they've been considered little more than draftspeople who create basic patterns and a working model. Finally knitters are coming into their own.

No one who opens Knitting in America will mistake the knitters depicted here (many of whom also produce wool, spin, and dye) for anything other than artists. The sweaters are beautifully conceived and executed, and each looks wonderfully wearable.

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Manufacturer:
Artisan
Category:
Knitting Patterns
EAN:
9781885183279
ISBN:
1885183275
Edition:
1st Printing
Author:
Melanie Falick
Publisher:
Artisan
Creator:
Chris Hartlove
Publication Date:
1996-01-10
Binding:
Hardcover
Item Weight:
3.41 pounds
Item Size:
0.89 x 12.38 x 9.5 inches
Package Weight:
3.15 pounds
Package Size:
9.3 x 0.9 x 12.1 inches

 


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