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Schiffer Publishing Ltd, Atglen PA
For Immediate Release | June 2012
“Patchwork Knitting: 18 Projects to Knit and Crochet”
18 patterns with detailed instructions of a versatile knitting system along with tips allow you to create a great variety of forms.
Atglen P.A. — Learn innovative methods to join simple knitted pieces into chic fashion and accessories, including skirts, jackets, scarves, hats, shrugs, pullovers, and more, that will inspire you. Over 130 photos and plans will guide you to complete 18 projects using simple square and rectangular knitted pieces. Join them together with basic crocheting techniques, and your fashion is complete! The holes are so well-matched that a good fit is guaranteed. In addition, you can change or turn the individual pieces of the same size so that a completely different visual effect is achieved. You can even easily undo them from one piece and use them with another.
Originally a chemist, Johanna Schwarz's passion for handicraft prompted her to complete textile designer training at the Cultural Academy in Halle, Germany. She has been independent since 1989 and opened her own knitting and design school in Halle.
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. is based in Atglen, PA on the Schiffer Book Farm. The company is known for publishing high quality Antique, Arts, Architecture, Lifestyle, and Military History books, as well as a successful line of children and ghost books. Schiffer Publishing is always looking for people to write books on new and related subjects. If you have an idea for a book, please contact them at email@example.com
This title and over 4,500 Schiffer titles can be purchased at www.schifferbooks.com, your local bookseller, and numerous online retailers.
Size: 8 1/2 x 11
Illustrations: 137 color photos & patterns
Page Count: 80
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