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Description - Freeform Knitting and Crochet by Jenny Dowde

Since 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 Details

ISBN: 9781863513272
ISBN-10: 1863513272
Format: Paperback
Pages: 176
Imprint: Sally Milner Publishing Pty Ltd
Publisher: Sally Milner Publishing Pty Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2000
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Jenny Dowde

From NSW, Australia, Jenny Dowde completed 6 years at art school and a course in machine knitting. Jenny has lectured on Colour, Design and Creative Knitting at knitting seminars around Australia. She 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 requireed being a hook and lots of yarn! She now combines knitting with crochet in her freeform work.