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Aug 25, 2013
| ISBN 9781620333464
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Aug 25, 2013 | ISBN 9781620333464
Big city. Big style. Discover knitting that’s fashionable yet timeless.Knit for uptown or downtown with a trend-setting New York City designer. With these 20 polished, sophisticated projects, knitwear designer Melissa Wehrle has created a collection that perfectly reflects the rhythm, flavor, and drama of city life.From a chunky cabled sweater and hat to a beautiful tunic and gossamer cardigan, Melissa’s designs are beautifully shaped, expertly finished, and ready to be shown off on the street. They feature a variety of construction and finishing techniques, including knit-in pockets, tabs, button details, slip-stitch edgings, and small slits and pleats.Projects are divided along three themes: Heart of the City – Designed for those who enjoy sleek midtown in mind. Urban Bohemia – The downtown bohemian goddess will love these looks. City Gardens – Made to inspire a sense of tranquility. These three looks balance out a complete picture of the modern woman. What more could a city knitter need?
Melissa Wehrle studied at the Fashion Institute of Technology, where she majored in Fashion Design, and for nearly a decade has worked as a knitwear designer in the fashion industry. Melissa’s hand-knit designs have been featured in Interweave Knits, Knitscene,… More about Melissa Wehrle
“Intermediate-level knitters who enjoy fashionable everyday garments will gravitate toward this title.” —Library Journal
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