Easy Knitted Fingerless Gloves
|Author||: Nihon Vogue,|
|Publisher||: Tuttle Publishing|
|Total Pages||: 84|
|Rating||: 4/5 (07 Downloads)|
Book excerpt: Fingerless gloves have burst onto the fashion scene in recent years—with designers from Gucci to Kate Spade embracing this popular style. Now home knitters can create personalized fingerless gloves using original Japanese knitting patterns. From the editors of Nihon Vogue—the Japanese publisher of worldwide knitting bestsellers by Hitomi Shida, Yoko Hatta, Keiko Okamoto and other top knitting designers—Easy Knitted Fingerless Gloves presents an updated take on a favorite cool weather accessory with classic patterns like Fair Isle, Aran, cables and knit-and-purl, all knitted using Japanese charts and techniques. Among the 21 patterns in this book you'll find: Fair Isle-patterned gloves with lacy cuffs A pair of slouchy, lightweight arm warmers Cozy picot-finished gloves with loop-stitched cuffs Elegant beaded mohair cuffs And more! The colorful patterns and classy neutrals offer something for every personal style and level of coziness. A few basic lessons—aimed at those who already have some knitting experience—and a step-by-step guide to the Japanese knitting symbols help simplify the process. Easy Knitted Fingerless Gloves brings knitters everywhere a step closer to Japan's much-loved styles and techniques. Once you get started, making these beauties will be as addicting as wearing them!