Emma King, "25 Bags to Knit: Beautiful Bags in Stylish Colors"
C.llins & Br.wn | 2009 | ISBN: 184340544X | 128 pages | PDF | 12,2 MB
This title features 25 unique bags in fashionable shades and styles. It includes a workshop section that covers basic techniques. It offers alternative colourways and embellishment options for each design. Over 8000 copies of the hardback were sold in the UK. Here is a unique and exciting selection of 25 contemporary hand-knitted bags, specially created by knitwear designer Emma King. They range from big stripey hand-held bags, to small clutch bags, to super-functional baby bags, to chic evening purses. The designs use a wide range of techniques, including intarsia, embroidery, crochet, Fair Isle and entrelac. Each bag is illustrated with a stunning full-colour photograph, plus a close-up detail of the pattern, and comes with full knitting instructions and accurate charts. There are details of alternative colourways and added embellishment options. A workshop section focuses on the best yarns to use, how to add linings and inspirational ideas for eye-catching handles and fasteners to add those all important finishing touches to your work.
From the Publisher
This original collection of contemporary hand–knitted bags ranges from big, stripy carry–alls and super–handy baby bags to petite clutches and elegant evening purses. The techniques employed in the designs also range widely and include intarsia, embroidery, crochet, Fair Isle, and entrelac. All the bags are displayed in stunning color photographs, and each project includes a close–up detail of the pattern, full knitting instructions, and clear charts; there are also details on alternate colorways and added embellishment. 25 Bags to Knit is complete with an indispensable workshop section focusing on yarns, linings, and fashionable ideas for those all–important finishing touches: handles and fasteners. Emma King, a consultant for Rowan Yarns, is an exciting new knitting designer, whose passion for color, texture and uniquely modern designs will inspire all knitters. uploading.com filesonic.com