Japanese Knitting Stitches from Tokyo's Kazekobo Studio

A Dictionary of 200 Stitch Patterns

190493
Yoko Hatta

Description

Yoko Hatta is one of several Japanese knitters whose patterns and designs have sparked an explosion of interest in Japanese knitting techniques and aesthetics around the world. Her work in knitwear design spans more than 30 years, and knitters love her modern-yet-timeless, fun-yet-classy styles.

This book presents her 200 favourite Kazekobo stitch patterns – a delightful selection of multipurpose knit-and-purl, lace, cable, Aran and rib & twist stitches in solids and motifs. Sample projects give knitters a chance to practice Hatta's techniques. These include:

  • Mini mufflers using knit-and-purl stitches
  • A cozy scallop-edged scarf using lace stitches
  • A beautifully textured pair of mittens using cable and Aran stitches
  • A stylish and sturdy pair of two-tone socks using rib and twist stitches

Experienced knitters will find a wealth of unique patterns just waiting to be brought to life. A guide to the basic symbols shows how to knit the stitches, step-by-step.

Details

  • Format
    Paperback
  • Pages
    128
  • Dimensions
    290 x 215 mm
  • ISBN
    9784805315187
  • Code
    190493
  • Status
    In stock for immediate dispatch
Our Price
$27.99