AlterKnit Stitch Dictionary 200 Modern Knitting Motifs by Andrea Rangel

by Interweave

This is not your grandma's stitch dictionary!

A daring take on traditional colourwork, this stitch dictionary offers knitters 200 new colourwork motifs. The unique stitch patterns are accompanied by a selection of garment and accessory designs plus a handy technical guide on colourwork.

With 200 new knitting motifs, from graphic designs such as claw marks and geometric mountains, to more subversive patterns such as edgy skulls and pooping pigs, you're sure to find a motif to suit your project. A handy technical guide on stranded knitting and 5 garment and accessory patterns round out this invaluable resource.

Dive into stranded colorwork with confidence with a section on reading charts, working floats, and choosing colors. Learn how stranded colorwork can be used in design with five accompanying projects including mitts, cowls, and sweaters. Plus, use your imagination to modify, deconstruct, and combine the unique motifs to create your own designs.

Be inspired to break the rules and use charts in creative ways with AlterKnit Stitch Dictionary