Folk Knits Author:Melinda Coss Exotic and exciting, the vibrant colours and eyecatching styles of the world's many different cultures have never been more popular nor more conspicuously appealing. Now at last here is a book that taps this fertile seam of inspiration to bring you the very best of traditional design in the form of a gorgeous new collection of knitting patte... more »rns by one of our most talented designers.
Drawing inspiration from all over the world, from the rich, sensuous styles of the bedouins to the alluring designs of the ancient Egyptians and the primitive folk art motifs of the American Indians, bestselling author and knitwear designer Melinda Coss has created over twenty glamorous and stylish sweaters for both men and women.
Whether it's a lacy jumper with Indian beadwork, a lady's raw silk cardigan or a man's chunky woollen jacket, the patterns are all easy to follow and involve a wide range of yarns for all seasons, from sumptuous silks and cool cottons to versatile aran and chenille, bright alpaca and luscious mohair.
Fully illustrated with over sixty colourful, specially commissioned photographs, accompanied by clear instructions, this beautiful book will prove irresistible to knitters of every ability.« less