Create gorgeous sweaters, bags, afghans, and toys just by knitting the simplest of shapes—a square!
No one forgets the sweet victory of completing their first knitted block, but most of us quickly move on to more complex constructions, only making swatches for guage. In this comprehensive volume, celebrated designer and innovator Nicky Epstein reimagines the humble block with 150 new patterns and masterfully demonstrates how to mix, match, and easily combine them into stunning one-of-a-kind garments and accessories.
Inside you will find:
- 150 original block patterns, from simple textures to embossed pictorials, intricate lace to cables, colorwork, double knit, and more, all with Nicky’s signature wit, verve, and style.
- More than ten exclusive project designs that will make you say “I can’t believe that is made out of blocks!”
- Detailed guidance for creating exciting pieces out of block knitting, without using increases or decreases.
- Exclusive cut-and-paste project design pages. Simply cut out the printed blocks and arrange them to help create your own masterpieces.
Blocks are quick to knit, portable pieces perfect for group and charity projects, and now not limited to just afghans! Knitting Block by Block gives you the tools to unlock a world of creative possibilities and confidently build your own design “blockbusters,” one block at a time.
I received this book free from Blogging for Books in return for an honest review! The thoughts in this review are of my own!I almost skip out on this book! I love knitting, but I was not sure if this book would be a good fit. Boy,…Read Review
I love that the book is full of helpful tips, ideas and ways to create new and beautiful designs. The Knitting Block by Block really helps take it to a level that anyone could understand and do! If your…Read Review
I have never been disappointed by a Nicky Epstein book and Knitting Block by Block is…Read Review
In this great knitting book by Nicky Epstein, there are what seems like a million different types of squares to knit! Some are easier, while some look much more complicated (a fair isle square, for instance). There are lots of step-by-step…Read Review