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  • Publisher: Stackpole Books
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 29 April 2015
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9780811714143
  • Stock: 43 in stock
  • Size: 216x280 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: £14.99
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Colorwork Knitting


25 Spectacular Sweaters, Hats, and Accessories by Sarah E. White

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Book Description

In fashion the right colors—and the right combinations—can make the difference between pretty and pretty spectacular! But what makes a winning color combination? Whether you know instinctively or need a little help, Colorwork Knitting gives you the tools you need to explore your love of color and takes the fear out of multicolor knitting. 25 patterns for gorgeous colorwork scarves, gloves, mittens, sweaters, hats, and socks. Five different color techniques—striping, striping with self-striping yarn, slip stitch, stranded, and intarsia—explained, with step-by-step instructions. How to choose colors for successful combinations. Construction techniques to spice up your knitting.

About the Author

About Sarah E. White

Sarah E. White is the knitting guide for About.com and the knitting editor for CraftGossip.com. She is the author of Quick & Easy Baby Knits (978-0-8117-1146-3), and lives in Arkansas.


Machine Knitting Monthly

September 2015

Machine knitters often ask for help with colour and here are 25 sweaters, hats and accessories using different techniques to take the fear out of multicolour knitting. The projects are for hand knitting but use the ideas to add punch and pizazz to machine knits. The right colours look amazing so if you need a little help, here's how to spice up your knitting.

Crochet Addict UK

This book is packed full of 25 spectacular sweaters, hats & accessories.

The book is designed so colorwork

doesn't have to scare you as a knitter.It brings together techniques

that you can use to add colours with ease.It brings together different techniques from using self-patterning yarns,

self-striping yarns & slip-stitch knitting to help you to add colour to your knits.

Each section of the book starts with the information about the technique.How to work it and what are the pros and cons of using the technique.

Then you are provided with patterns to be able to use the techniques.It's a brilliant way to learn new techniques and use them.

The patterns are varied and they mix from projects for all through the year.

They give you an amazing array of knowledge that you will use in many projects to come.

Knit Today

August 2015

Want to create knits alive with colour? Sarah's book will guide you. Learn five different colourwork techniques: striping, striping with self-striping yarn, slip stitch, stranded and intarsia. The instructions are every bit as clear as a feldgling colourworker would hope, with step-by-steps. After you colourwork 'course' you'll be savvy enough to choose your own winning colour combinations too, perhaps in one of these 25 patterns for socks, scarves, gloves and more.

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