Innovative to Traditional : 24 Inspirational Shawls, Ponchos, and Capelets to Knit and CrochetBook - 2005
This contemporary collection of wraps showcases the work of 18 knitwear designers that include Lily Chin, Nicky Epstein , and Jo Sharp . The designs for these ponchos, capes, stoles, and capelets vary from simple to challenging and explore shape and silhouette possibilities in a host of techniques, including stitch patterns, color work, lace, beads, crochet, and felt.
A glossary is provided, containing all the information necessary for even a novice knitter to successfully create one-of-a-kind fashions. The book also includes an in-depth section on designing and embellishing, making it a companion for future creativity. All knitters and crocheters, from the most demanding to those just embarking upon larger projects, will be inspired by these stylish designs that stretch the definition of a poncho.