Inca Knits

Inca Knits

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Incorporating the vibrant style of ancient Incan knitting with a nod to contemporary trends, this new collection of knitwear designs features 25 garments that bring the vibrant and geometric motifs of the South American tradition to the 21st century. By innovatively combining knit-and-purl techniques in lightweight yarns, the stunning colors, stripes, and zigzags of South American patterns are complemented by subtle textures. All the featured projects are suitable for any intermediate knitter, with instructions and charts for each pattern as well as a glossary to clarify various knitting techniques. Beyond its instructional role, this guide also directs knitters to find inspiration for their own designs by examining the landscape, wildlife, and pottery of the high Andes.Work Rnds 1a€”4 of Sweater Wave chart using A for blank squares and C1 for X symbols. ... knit to end of front stsa€”150 (174, 186, 210, 234, 246) sts total; 72 (84, 90, 102, 114, 120) sts each for back and front; 3 steek sts at each armhole.

Title:Inca Knits
Author:Marianne Isager
Publisher:Betterway Books - 2013-02-25


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