Knitted Letters: Knit Your Own Letters and Words into Clothes, Cushions and More

Knitted Letters: Knit Your Own Letters and Words into Clothes, Cushions and More
Title: Knitted Letters: Knit Your Own Letters and Words into Clothes, Cushions and More
Author:
Catherine Hirst
Description:

Knitted Letters is a unique publication that brings together the parallel arts of typography and handknitting – just two ways in which humans have learned to communicate – to enable its readers to produce a range of knitted letter projects. Using typography as a starting point and hand knitting as a final form and function, this book showcases 10 font key font families – including Serif, Sans Serif, Cursive and Stencil – and explains how best to capitalise on each family’s intrinsic features to create fantastic knitted projects of the reader’s choice. 

Each chapter includes an introduction to a font family, followed by intarsia charts for the whole alphabet, some in both upper-case and lower-case. This is followed by fully patterned projects that perfectly utilise the components of each font, using the charts as a reference guide where letters or words are required. The charts can also be used to create bespoke knitted letter items incorporating personalized names or initials, illuminating labels, sweeping sentences or even whole manifestos! 

Knitted letters features clear, easy-to-follow instructions and knitting patterns and an introductory guide including best practice tools, materials, yarns, finishing, tips and tricks.


No. of pages: 144
Cover type: Hardback
Trim size: 246mm x 190mm
Colour type: Full colour
Series: Milner Craft Series
Imprint: Sally Milner Publishing
ISBN: 978 1 86351 445 3
RRP: A$29.99

Contents

Introduction.
Sans Serif.
Serif.
'College Slab'. 
Stencil.
Cursive.
Ornamental.
'Western' and 'Circus'.
Greek Symbols.
Blackletter.
Punctuation & Numbers.
3D Letters.
Index and Credits.
Prelims: 5pp Introduction: 16pp Sans Serif: 12pp Serif: 12pp 'College Slab' 12pp Stencil: 12pp Cursive: 12pp Ornamental: 'Western' and 'Circus': 12pp Greek Symbols: 12pp Blackletter: 12pp Punctuation & Numbers: 12pp 3D Letters: 12pp Index an
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