America Knits   -     By: Melanie Falick
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Celebrating everyone in the world of creating beautiful yarns, Melanie Falick presents a breathtaking showcase of artisan knitters from each region of America Large size format displays creative knitwear designs for men, women, children, and even a bridal outfit! Meet the artists, revel in the warmth and beauty of their imagin- ative sweaters, hats, ponchos, shawls, and ideas you never thought of. 224 pages come alive with brilliant photography on every phase of yarn-making, knitting, and interpreting art into unsurpassed beauty.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 224
Vendor: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 1579652875
ISBN-13: 9781579652876
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“Not only are the stories a great read, but the photos are so full of color and texture they’ll make your fingers itch to start your own scarf or afghan.”—Glamour

“With a passion for textiles and a love of travel, Melanie Falick is the perfect writer for [America Knits].”—Vogue Knitting

Acclaimed knitting author Melanie Falick traveled thousands of miles and interviewed dozens of knitters, spinners, dyers, and sheep breeders to create this inspiring and revealing collection of portraits and patterns. With profiles of 38 artisans and farmers,175 beautiful color photographs, and 30 original patterns whose difficulty ranges from basic to advanced, from traditional to contemporary, America Knits is the most complete survey yet published on this highly popular and vital art form in America.

First published in hardcover as Knitting in America (Artisan, 1996)

Author Bio

Melanie Falick is a writer and editor with a passion for the textile arts and travel. Her writings on knitting and other subjects have appeared in Travel & Leisure, Vogue Knitting, Family Circle Knitting, Piecework, Knitters, Fiberarts, Rowan Knitting Magazine, and Bon App├ętit. She is the co-author of Restaurant Lover's Companion.

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“With a passion for textiles and a love of travel, Melanie Falick is the perfect writer for [America Knits].”—Vogue Knitting

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