Freeform Knitting and Crochet
By (author) Jenny Dowde
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Freeform Knitting and Crochet by Jenny Dowde
Book DescriptionSince the main objective behind this book is to introduce readers to the wonderful world of "Taking Your Yarn For A Walk" through the mediums of colour, texture, freeform crochet and knitting, most of the projects are, by design, very straightforward with a very low degree of difficulty. For those who like a challenge, once the techniques are learned and understood, the concept of 'scrumbling' i.e. working in a freeform manner, is easy to adapt to larger projects and to the creation of wearable art. Thre are many interesting 'special' stitches that will help create wonderfully unique fabrics. Also learn how to make simple 'fragment' buttons and special closures for garments using polymer clay.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781863513272
(260mm x 185mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Sally Milner Publishing Pty Ltd
Publisher: Sally Milner Publishing Pty Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2000
Country of Publication: Australia
Books By Author Jenny Dowde
Surface Works, Paperback (November 2007)
Discusses using plain knit or crocheted backgrounds to which surface decoration can be added. Packed with information, this book contains over 90 original textured and creative stitch motifs to make, as well as 34 projects including 7 garments with templates and instructions. It includes author's 'how-to' section as well as a stitch guide.
Freeformations, Paperback (August 2006)» View all books by Jenny Dowde
Freeform knitting and crochet is an innovative trend that is taking the crafting world by storm. This work focuses on the individual crafter's creativity and imagination, allowing them to work with colours, designs and textures. It features 25 projects that inspire readers to discover their inner artist.
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Author Biography - Jenny Dowde
Jenny Dowde has participated in Australian Textile Fibre Forum computer design workshops. She has also made polymer clay buttons for a designer knitwear company and taught polymer clay workshops at various Fibre Forums in Australia. In 1997 she discovered the wonderful medium, "scrumbling" or freeform crochet, with the only equipment required being a hook and lots of yarn! She now combines knitting with crochet in her freeform work.
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