"The definitive guide to designing and knitting in the Irish Aran tradition, this highly sought after book returns to print after a decade's absence in a revised and expanded version. The author of many knitting classics, Alice Starmore is internationally renowned as a knitwear designer and an expert on knitting technique. In this guide, she presents a fascinating history of Aran knitting and an analysis of the traditional style, in addition to a complete workshop in technique, pattern, and design."(bron: doverpublications.com)Ravelrypagina
Paralysed by a stroke at the age of 36, Kate Davies' world turned upside-down. Forced to change direction, Kate took a radical new creative path. Handywomantells this story.
This is not a book about Kate's triumph over adversity. Rather, it is her account of the ordinary activities and everyday objects that stroke and disability made her see differently. From braiding hair for the first time to learning how to knit again; from the lessons of a working-class creative childhood to the support of the contemporary knitting community; from the transformative effects of good design to developing a new identity as a disabled walker; in this engaging series of essays, Kate describes how the experience of brain injury allowed her to build a new kind of handmade life. Part memoir, part personal celebration of the power of making, in Handywoman Kate reclaims disability as in itself a form of practical creativity.
Kate Davies is an award-winning knitwear designer and author writing on many topics from disability and design to textile history and women’s history. She’s published nine books about hand-knitting, lives on the edge of the Scottish Highlands and is inspired by her local landscape every day.
Nb: dit boek weegt geen 301 gram, dit is nodig om de juiste verzendmethode te kunnen selecteren!
"Do you enjoy making and wearing simple shawls and wraps?
Then Happit is for you!In this book, Kate Davies introduces you to five of her favourite wrap and hap designs. Exploring a range of different knitting techniques from simple lace to colourwork, each pattern has been carefully created with easy-to-follow directions (including charted and written instructions where relevant) and each design offers a characteristic combination of straightforward knitting together with stylish results. Accompanied by two essays by Kate, and stunning photography by Tom Barr, take your choice from the patterns on offer in this book and you are sure to be… well happit."(bron: Ravelry)Ravelrypagina
Gebreide kleren voor groot en klein - Julie Jaeken
Het derde breiboek in de succesreeks Jules & Julie
De breiboeken van Julie Jaeken zijn ondertussen een begrip geworden bij alle breisters. Voor haar derde boek breide Julie ca. 60 truien, accessoires, vesten, poncho's... voor zowel klein als groot. De modellen zijn heel eenvoudig, maar echte pareltjes door de mooie kleuren en hoogkwalitatieve wol. Een must voor elke breifanaat!
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