Andean Inspired Knits

Andean Inspired Knits

Designs in Luxurious Alpaca

Book - 2006
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Lush fiber and dazzling design are the focus of this collection of patterns inspired by pre-Columbian textiles from the culturally rich Andes in South America. Adapted for modern knitters, the ambitious designs offer eye-catching patterns, unique silhouettes, and a palette of techniques ranging from intarsia and Fair Isle to embroidery and beading. Skilled knitters will find plenty of contemporary flair in projects such as a boldly striped geometric scarf, a showy lace cardigan with ruffled trim, and a crocheted poncho embellished with beads. Photographs of the stunning Peruvian landscape and stories about the tradition of Andean craft and the vital alpaca enrich this tour of beautiful art from a beautiful country.

Publisher: Loveland, Colo. : Interweave Press, c2006
ISBN: 9781931499934
1931499934
Characteristics: 138 p. : ill. (chiefly col.)

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