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Knit to be Square: Domino Designs to Knit and Felt

Knit to be Square: Domino Designs to Knit and Felt (Paperback)

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If you can knit and purl, you can join the domino craze! Vivian Hoxbro, author of Domino Knitting and Shadow Knitting, introduces another form of addictive knitting with Knit to Be Square, which combines modular squares into blocks of varying sizes that become the base for a variety of eye-catching two- and three-dimensional projects. These squares combine to create geometric openwork patterns and when combined with felting, you get gorgeous projects. Fans of small-project knitting will love Knit to Be Square: hats, bags, scarves, pillows, slippers, capelets, and more can be completed in a relatively short time because they are all composed of small squares involving relatively few stitches and easy knitting before the unique shapes take hold. These small squares are also ideal for using up your stash. However, an impressively sized afghan shows how mitered squares can be used to get a patchwork effect similar to traditional quilts. Most of projects are made with wool yarn knitted at a slightly looser gauge than recommended by the manufacturer so that the finished piece can be felted in the washing machine.

Not only does machine felting tighten up the stitches to make a denser fabric, it also hides small mistakes or uneven stitches. But be prepared-this is an addictive form of knitting! One square leads to another, which leads to another, which leads to another ...

Sport & HobbiesHandicrafts, decorative arts & craftsNeedlework, sewing & fabric craftsSport & HobbiesHandicrafts, decorative arts & craftsRopework, knots & macrameKnitting & crochet Publisher: Interweave Press Inc Publication Date: 01/08/2008 ISBN-13: 9781596680890  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Vivian Hoxbro has been designing knitwear professionally for many years. She has developed and popularised the domino knitting technique in the Scandinavian countries. Through classes and workshops, she has enriched others with her enthusiasm, creativity, and knowledge. Vivian says she never stops knitting, and she vows that she'll "never grow too old to play with colours." She lives in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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