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Knitting in the Details Charming Designs to Knit and Embellish

Learn from best-selling author and knitwear designer Louisa Harding unique and creative ways to bring big appeal to your knitting with charming embellishments.

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Learn how to bring big appeal to your knitting using only the tiniest of elements from best-selling author and knitwear designer Louisa Harding. Knitting in the Details explores different sets of embellishment methods through 24 small, quick-to-knit projects, from a beret with ribbon embroidery or a beaded scarf to a simple knitted vest with eyelets or a tank top with applique hearts. Additional variations and design tips highlight the boutique feel of each design, encouraging knitters to add their own personality to create a unique piece of knitwear.

Filled with inspiring project photography from the coast of France, Knitting in the Details evokes romantic femininity, and showcases how a project can be totally transformed by creative and well-placed embellishments.

Table of Contents
Yarn Information
Chapter 1: Embroidery
    Amber Hat
    Erin Beret
    Opal Purse
    Ruby Purse
    Coral Cardigan
    Flora Pullover
Chapter 2: Beading
    Verity Purse
    Tallulah Bolero
    Constance Beret
    Clarissa Scarf
    Prudence Fingerless Mitts
    Bettine Shrug
Chapter 3: Additions
    Matilda Purse
    Earne Pullover
    Ella Scarf
    Gracie Vest
    Tabatha Cape
    Amelia Cardigan
Chapter 4: In the Details
    Poppy Beanie
    Madelaine Wrap
    Nina Scarf
    Ivy Purse
    April Bolero
    Marigold Purse
Glossary of Terms & Techniques
Yarn Suppliers
About the Author
Louisa Harding has been designing knitwear professionally for more than 17 years.  Her designs have appeared in Rowan Knitting Magazine, Vogue Knitting, and Knitting Magazine. She has also worked as an in-house designer for Rowan Yarns and Jaeger Handknits.  Harding's previous books include Knitting Little Luxuries, Natural Knits for Babies and Moms, and the "Miss Bea" series of children's handknits.
“24 appealing small patterns (which is nice – maybe you'll finish them before the warm weather) and instructions on how to embellish each piece. Whether you add beads or buttons, create a knitted flower, or add personality with embroidery, there are all sorts of bewitching ideas in this book.” –
“A little bit extra often makes something you knit truly an expression of yourself. In her latest book, Lousia Harding talks and teaches about just those little extras...use her advice to create knitwear with timeless romance and femininity.” –
“There are 24 projects in all, and every one is a winner!” – Knit ‘n Style, June 2011
“I was pleased to see that the designer incorporated beads into some of the projects. I'm always happy to see the cross-over between my most beloved hobby with knitting, sewing, crocheting, scrapbooking, etc. The photos are marvelous.” – Sara Hardin, Soft Flex Company
Praise for Louisa Harding's previous title, "Knitting Little Luxuries": “All very feminine, subtle palettes, each pattern feels neither very far from the classics nor out of touch with the times.” — The Oregonian
“Elegantly simple or simply elegant, either way these little projects would make lovely gifts.” — Monsters and
“It is great to have a book of patterns that make quick-to-knit, but luxurious gifts.” — Knitting News
“Full of feminine (and some very girly) projects that are both classic in style and modern in interpretation.” — Guide to Knitting
“Don't be surprised if you find yourself humming ‘I Enjoy Being a Girl’ as you flip through Harding’s latest collection.” — Yarn Market News
“Perfect for people looking for gorgeous gifts to knit.” — Knitting

SKU: 10KN15

Author/Speaker/Editor: Louisa Harding

Format: Hardcover

ISBN 13: 9781596682566

Number Of Pages: 136

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