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Big city. Big style. Discover knitting that's fashionable yet timeless.

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Big city. Big style. Discover knitting that's fashionable yet timeless.

Knit for uptown or downtown with a trend-setting New York City designer. With these 20 polished, sophisticated projects, knitwear designer Melissa Wehrle has created a collection that perfectly reflects the rhythm, flavor, and drama of city life.

From a chunky cabled sweater and hat to a beautiful tunic and gossamer cardigan, Melissa's designs are beautifully shaped, expertly finished, and ready to be shown off on the street. They feature a variety of construction and finishing techniques, including knit-in pockets, tabs, button details, slip-stitch edgings, and small slits and pleats.

Projects are divided along three themes:
  • Heart of the City- Designed for those who enjoy sleek midtown in mind.
  • Urban Bohemia- The downtown bohemian goddess will love these looks.
  • City Gardens- Made to inspire a sense of tranquility.
These three looks balance out a complete picture of the modern woman. What more could a city knitter need?

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Heart of the City
Carnegie Hall Mitts
Madison Avenue Scarf
Haughwout Building Sweater
La Côte Basque Cowl
Park Avenue Cardigan
Riverside Drive Pullover
The Dakota Tunic

Chapter 2. Urban Bohemia
Bleecker Street Cardigan
Magnolia Cardigan
Washington Square Hat
Washington Square Cardigan
Union Square Cowl

Chapter 3. City Gardens
Bryant Park Hoodie
Strawberry Fields Cardigan
Brooklyn Bridge Cardigan
Bethesda Terrace Henley
Stables Cardigan
Secret Garden Tank
Grand Army Plaza Shawl
Courtyard Pullover

Sources for Yarns
About the Author
Melissa Wehrle studied at the Fashion Institute of Technology where she majored in Fashion Design, and for nearly a decade has worked as a knitwear designer in the fashion industry. Melissa's work has been featured in The Best of Knitscene (Interweave) as well as Interweave Knits and Knitscene magazines. Find her online at

SKU: 13KN01

Author/Speaker/Editor: Melissa Wehrle

Format: Paperback

ISBN 13: 9781596687783

Number Of Pages: 160

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