Profiles and Projects from Knitting's New Wave
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Knitknit by Sabrina Gschwandtner
Book DescriptionAll over North America and Europe, a brand-new generation has taken up knitting - and is transforming the venerable needlecraft by blurring the boundary between craft and art. In Copenhagen, Isabel Berglund hand-knitted an entire room. In New England, David Cole constructed an enormous 'knitting machine' (he used earth-movers and cherry-pickers) that knit an 800-stitch, 35-by-20-foot American flag. But the projects aren't all of a monumental scale. In Los Angeles, Bridget Marrin Knits little dollhouses - complete with yarn lawns, shrubbery, and smoke-filled chimneys.Canadian Debbie New makes exquisite knitted teacups and boats. Five years ago, Sabrina Gschwandtner founded a 'zine to chronicle the trend. Now, her book "KnitKnit" brings together profiles of 27 of the most talented artist-crafters knitting today. But "KnitKnit" does more than just document their ingenious creations. Each of the profiled knitters has contributed a project - a sweatshirt kimono, a mohair and metal belt, a hobo-style shoulder bag, a geodesic-patterned cap, even a teddy bear knit from fiberglass insulation - meant to inspire you to find and follow your own creative path.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781584796312
(279mm x 203mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Stewart, Tabori & Chang Inc
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori & Chang Inc
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Sabrina Gschwandtner
Sabrina Gschwandter holds a BA in film and art theory from Brown University. Her handknit clothing line has been sold at numerous stores in New York, including Henri Bendel, Steven Alan, and TG-170. Her artwork has been exhibited internationally at such venues as the Venice Biennale and the Museum of Arts and Design. She is the founder of Knit Knit, a biannual artist's publication dedicated to the intersection of traditional handcraft and contemporary art. KnitKnit has been reported on in numerous publications, including the New Yorker, Fader, BUST, Interweave Knits and Selvedge and on Style.com, the online home of Vogue and W magazines. Visit Sabrina's website at www.knitknit.net.
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