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Folk Style eBook: Innovative Designs to Knit Including Sweaters, Hats, Scarves, Gloves, and More

Now with an easy-to-download eBook, join talented top designers as they reinterpret ethnic and global influences into today's fresh styles.
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This easy-to-download Folk Style eBook explores and celebrates the joys of living and knitting in an ever-shrinking world. Just like food, knitting inspiration has gone global; the idea of fusion has leapt confidently from the dinner plate to the knitting needles. Join talented top designers including Kristin Nicholas, Kate Gilbert, Annie Modesitt, Pam Allen, Leigh Radford, and more as they reinterpret ethnic and global influences into today's fresh styles.

Within the pages of Folk Style knitters will find items for women, children, babies, and the home. Patterns include a patchwork jacket, felted mukluks, a Slavic stovetop hat, a tribal baby carrier, Fair Isle socks, Nordic star pullover, shibori neck wrap, felted gauntlets, a Mexican floor pillow, Peruvian tunic, and much, much more. Filled with luscious lifestyle photos and easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions, Folk Style has everything the knitter needs to create amazing styles.

The most special feature of the Interweave's Style series is the Design Notebook section, and Folk Style will not disappoint. This chapter will share author Mags Kandis's distinct take on color, motif, detail, and style, all drawing reference from the contributed designs. Special focus will be placed upon simple how-to and will include Fair Isle and intarsia knitting, felting, duplicate stitch and embroidery, and various other embellishing techniques.Whether it be a simple one-colored, textured pair of mittens, or a multicolored tunic, the Folk Style eBook is wrapped up in fabulous ethnic influence.

Table of Contents

What is Folk Style

Folk Projects

  • All Buttoned Up- Pam Allen
  • Patchwork Jacket- Gayle Bunn
  • Modern Quilt Wrap- Mags Kandis
  • Child's Tibetan Jacket- Tara Jon Manning
  • Grand Tour Waistcoat- Di Gilpin
  • Burma Rings Scarf- Ann Budd
  • Bunad Mukluks- Robin Melanson
  • Annie Oakely Jacket- Tara Jon Manning
  • Appalachian Gathering Basket- Gina Wilde
  • Sunny Flower Fez- Kristin Nicholas
  • Shanghai Surplice- Annie Modesitt
  • Tribal Baby Carrier- Lisa B. Evans
  • Nordic Star- Ann Budd
  • Felt Appliqued Skirt- Gayle Bunn
  • Algonquin Socks- Gayle Bunn
  • Paisley Shawl- Kate Gilbert
  • Urban Hand Warmers- Leigh Radford
  • Indian Silk Pillow- Marilyn Webster
  • Gansey Toque and Mitts- Veronik Avery
  • Shibori-esque Neckwrap- Mags Kandis
  • Bogolanfini Pullover- Fiona Ellis

Design Notebook
Glossary of Terms and Techniques
Contributing Designers
Sources for Supplies\
Bibliography
Index

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About the Author

Mags Kandis has spent the last 18 years perfecting her distrinct style, both as creative director of Mission Falls and for ready-to-wear manufaturers. Her designs appear in publications including Interweave Knits, Vogue Knitting, Knitter's, and the Interweave Style book series, including as the editor of Folk Style. Mags lives in the heart of Quinte, Ontario.

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"Applies traditional techniques in a totally new way.... gorgeous color photographs provide visual references for each project."- Kliatt

"I would recommend this book for intermediate knitters and up, or an adventurous beginner wanting to stretch his or her skills."- Planet Purl

"Folk Style not only has a ton of fabulous projects, but it also provides a bit of history behind the inspiration. And, best of all, it includes a design notebook that reveals the "secrets" behind combining colors and converting inspiration to designs. This would be a rich addition to your fiber library."- The News & Observer

SKU: EP4800

Author/Speaker/Editor: Mags Kandis

Format: eBook

ISBN 13: 9781596687486