Literary Knits

30 Patterns Inspired by Favorite Books

More than 30 projects inspired by classic literature Literary Knits features 30 knitting patterns inspired by beloved characters from classic books; from Pride and Prejudice to Moby Dick, The Catcher in the Rye to The Chronicles of Narnia --and many more in between. Les mer
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More than 30 projects inspired by classic literature Literary Knits features 30 knitting patterns inspired by beloved characters from classic books; from Pride and Prejudice to Moby Dick, The Catcher in the Rye to The Chronicles of Narnia --and many more in between. Inspired by some of the most beloved characters from favorite books, including an elegant Daisy Cloche inspired by The Great Gatsby and a late '50s-inspired Holly Golightly Dress imagined from Breakfast at Tiffany's , the more than 30 knitting projects in this unique collection will inspire knitters and book lovers alike. Each knitting pattern includes precise instruction and robust information on yarn selection and substitution Beautiful photography throughout offers ideas and inspiration for all ages and skill levels, including supporting photos for tricky or less commonly-known techniques Diagrams, assembly instructions, and schematic illustrations ease completion of each project A generous mix of knitting patterns for women, men, and kids If you're a book lover who knits, or a knitter with an appreciation for vintage patterns, Literary Knits is a timeless collection of one-of-a-kind knitting projects.

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Preface viii Prologue 1 Substitutions 1 Tips & Tricks 2 The Knitting Bag 8 iKnit 10 1 In Which We Knit Women' s Accessories 12 Catherine Bed Socks 15 Kitty Muff 19 Francie Nolan Tam 25 Katie Rommely Gaiters 29 Meg Mittens 33 Jo Mittens 38 Daisy Cloche 43 Tess Fingerless Gloves 48 2 In Which We Knit Women' s Shawls and Garments 52 Emma Shawl 55 Elizabeth Bennet Summer Blouse 61 Galadriel Hooded Dress 67 Meme Shawl 75 Lucy Honeychurch Shawl 81 Jane Eyre Shawl 84 Lady Brett Ashley Pullover 91 Anne Shirley Puff-Sleeve Top 963 3 In Which We Knit for Men 100 Ishmael Sweater 103 Gregor Sweater 111 Sal Paradise Vest 117 John Thornton Scarf 123 Sydney Carton Cowl 127 Dorian Gray Fingerless Gloves 133 Billy Pilgrim Socks 138 4 In Which We Knit for Children 142 Laura Pinafore 145 Oskar Pullover 149 Edmund Crown/Hat 155 Lyra Hood 159 Scout Cardigan 167 Phoebe Coat 172 Eppie Bonnet 177 Epilogue 181 Special Techniques 181 Recommended Reading 193 Yarn & Materials Resources 194 Abbreviations 197 Index 198 About the Author 200

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Nikol Lohr is the creator of The Thrifty Knitter (thriftyknitter.com) and author of Naughty Needles. She contributes to many knitting books and e-zines, including Alt Fiber, Craftzine.com, Knitty.com, Vampire Knits, and Pop Goes Crochet. She and her sites have appeared in Playboy, Glamour, New York Times, Cosmopolitan, Entertainment Weekly, Time Out New York, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, and others.