Knitted Wraps & Cover-Ups

If cool summer nights or too much air-conditioning give you cold shoulders, take the chill off with fashionable knit accents that will keep you just as warm as you want to be!Fresh new designs include long-sleeved boleros and short-sleeved shrugs (both perfect to wear with a sleeveless dress or top), a fitted poncho with matching cabled hat and gauntlets, a trendy cross-body wrap that doubles as an infinity scarf, and an origami-style short...

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Flip Knit - The Grandma Increase

A new increase? Are you MAD woman? By inserting the needle into the stitch directly below the next st on the needle and knitting it, then knitting the stitch above it, you can make a different type of knitting increase which doesn't leave a tell-tale purl bump. Confused? Don't be. The techniques for a knit and purl increase are shown in a series of still photographs which, when flipped quickly, give the illusion of a short instructional 'film'....

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Knitting Millinery

Nationally known designer, teacher, writer and self confessed Knitting Heretic Annie Modesitt shares her secrets of creating beautiful hand knit millinery. Included in this book are complete instructions for creating 5 wired, brimmed hats using basic millinery & hand knitting techniques. Each pattern features charts for lace sections accompanied with written instructions for each chart. Patterns included are Ascot, Aqueduct,...

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Twist and Loop

Wire jewelry reimaginedIn search of new ways to explore the potential of crochet and knitting, renowned designer Annie Modesitt picked up some unusual tools: wire, beads, and ribbon. The results were unlike anything she’d created before: sparkling, multifaceted creations with intricate texture and movement. Annie was hooked—and you will be too. This collection of bracelets, necklaces, earrings, and pins opens a whole new avenue for...

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Flip Knit - Directional Decreasing

In knitting, decreases can slant to the left, to the right, or stand straight and tall as a vertical decrease. This handy little pocket flip book will allow you to see how a left and a right slanting decrease is worked, and how you can mistress them (no matter WHAT method of knitting you favor!) Techniques are shown in a series of still photographs which, when flipped quickly, give the illusion of a short instructional 'film'. Turn the book over...

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History on Two Needles

For years, Annie Modesitt dreamed about a collection of designs based on iconic works from art history, blending several of her great loves (knitting, history, and art) into one set of finished patterns that anyone could knit and wear.Drawing inspiration from historic images, Modesitt has created 17 stunning garments that make a statement without becoming costumes. Each piece tells a fascinating story of both political change in the...

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Romantic Hand Knits

Romance is alive and well in the sweet and sexy clothing and accessory designs you’ll find in Romantic Hand Knits. Exquisite drape married with figure-hugging silhouettes show off a woman’s curves in a most ladylike manner, creating flirtatious and flattering fits to please any knitter. Loosely based on ultra-feminine styles from fashion history, the designs in Romantic Hand Knits have an undeniably modern appeal....

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Knit with Courage, Live with Hope

No one expects to be told they have Multiple Myeloma at age 48, especially not the month they have moved their family half way across the country from New Jersey to St. Paul. As Gerry Landy's back pain worsened, the phrase Multiple Myeloma crept into his family's consciousness, threading through every part of their new Minnesota existence. Drawing heavily on his wife, Annie Modesitt's, knitting blog, this memoir of a one family's...

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