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Knit Kimono Too Simple Designs to Mix Match and Layer

Best-selling author and knitwear designer Vicki Square returns with more than 20 brand-new Asian-inspired designs that flatter all body types. The special techniques and stitches that make these garments so elegantly wearable are demonstrated on the included DVD.
Paperback + DVD

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Description

Best-selling author Vicki Square returns with a brand new collection of 20 kimono and Asian-inspired tops, tunics, and vests, blending traditional inspiration with projects that contemporary knitters can't resist. Knit Kimono Too focuses on lighter weight knits for layering, plus unique stitch patterns, colorwork, and openwork designs, in addition to innovative shaping, interesting closures and edgings, and clever knitting techniques.

Vicki also demonstrates the special techniques and stitches that make these garments so elegantly wearable on the instructional DVD, including two-color slip stitch, surface embroidery, two-hand stranded colorwork, garter-stitch shortrows, attaching knitted cord, making origami folds, double knitting, and more.


Table of Contents

Color + Kimono
A Brief Kimono History

  Roiyaru Fusuma Karaginu
  Shimofuri Chairo Ke-Bura
  Tsui-Do Hanten
  Go-Hitoe
  Ao
  Inperiaru Murasaki
  Nagai Uwagi
  Nishiki
  Re-Su Katabira
  Asian Asymmetry
  Suo Amanuno
  Keshi Murasaki
  Mijikui Dofuku
  Murasaki Akai
  Re-Su Yukata
  Tokai Tomoshibi
  Shiro Shiriku
  Shiriku Tsui-Do
  Kumo
  Under Kosode Shell

Glossary
Abbreviations
Sources for Supplies
Index


Table of Contents

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About the Author

Vicki Square is the author of Knit Kimono, Knit Kimono Too, Folk Bags, Folk Hats, and the best-selling The Knitter’s Companion. She is also a contributor to Lace Style, Simple Style, and Knitting Green. Vicki regularly designs knitted pieces from elegant basics to unique art to wear. Her artistry in color and aesthetic are stated boldly through her engineering of unusually shaped garments and accessories. Magazines such as Interweave Knits, Knitter’s and Spin-Off have featured her work, and she has won awards for her innovative designs. Vicki has been designing and teaching knitting for more than twenty years, and cross-trains her creative passions with drawing, painting, and mixed media pursuits. She lives in Fort Collins, Colorado.

SKU: 10KN11

Author/Speaker/Editor: Vicki Square

Format: Paperback + DVD

ISBN 13: 9781596682399

Number Of Pages: 144

Customer Reviews

Wonderful Knitting Book Review by Dianna Ramsey

This is a wonderful knitting book with beautiful designs. The pictures are great and the instructions seem clearly written. There is a beautifully done DVD explaining Vicki's techniques that is just an added plus!

(Posted on 4/29/11)