Knitsonik Stranded Colourwork Sourcebook

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A knitting book that shows you how to turn everyday inspirations into gorgeous stranded colourwork.

The patterns in this book all use Jamieson & Smith 2ply Jumper Weight yarn, which can also be purchased from us.  We have a selection of starter bundles of Jumper Weight in our kits section.

Design your own stranded colourwork with the KNITSONIK System. In this inspiring book, artist and designer, Felicity Ford shows you how to translate ordinary subjects into extraordinary stranded colourwork with her playful and inventive KNITSONIK system. Discover how to find inspiration in daily life, pick yarn shades based on things you love, and recreate the richness of the world around you through clever shading.

 The book contains:

  • full instructions for designing your own stranded colourwork and creating and finishing a useful, amazing swatch which you can keep and admire forever as a design resource

  • a large collection of charts based on twelve everyday things: Huntley & Palmers Biscuit Tin, The Wonders of Electricity (Book), Digital Recorder, Socks, Art Deco Factory, My Street, My CommuteBrickwork, Hops, Walnut, Sloes and Fruitcake

  • detailed notes on knitting from these twelve inspiration sources, including large photos of the swatches resulting from the process

  • suggested yarn palettes for knitting those everyday things

  • patterns for fingerless mitts based on The Wonders of Electricity and My Street a pattern for legwarmers based on Hops

  • notes on adapting both of those patterns to include your own original stranded colourwork designs

Containing twelve case studies and three accessory patterns, the KNITSONIK Stranded Colourwork Sourcebook offers a wealth of tips, tricks and inspiration for you to take your stranded colourwork knitting to the next level. Beautifully photographed and clearly illustrated throughout, this book reveals how everything from factories to fruitcake can be used to inspire knitting projects based on the things, places and plants that you love.

Every printed copy of the book contains a code, allowing you to add the book to your Ravelry library.

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