Inspired Shawls (Paperback)

15 Creative Patterns for Year-Round Knitting

By Laura Zukaite

Dover Publications, 9780486818511, 112pp.

Publication Date: March 22, 2018

List Price: 19.95*
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"A bargain." --

Knitters of all skill levels will rejoice in this colorful collection of 15 original shawl patterns. These stylish, versatile designs will complement any outfit, formal or casual, while offering the warmth and comfort of a cloak. Perfect for any season, the patterns include varying yarn weights and textures that provide the pleasures of year-round knitting. Their unique designs, rendered in bold colors as well as in neutral shades, offer a rich assortment of knitting choices.
Author Laura Zukaite was inspired in the creation of these shawls by the vibrant handicraft traditions she observed during her South American travels. Beautiful full-color photographs illustrate the patterns, which feature herringbone and cable stitches, ruffles, stripes, geometrics, and other eye-catching motifs in an array of gorgeous, hand-dyed yarns. The diversity and abundance of designs guarantee that this book is one that knitters will turn to time and time again for an inspiring range of patterns.

"Great book with lots of beautiful shawl patterns 5 stars " -- Wall-to-Wall Books.

About the Author

Laura Zukaite moved to the United States from Lithuania at the age of 18. A graduate of the Parsons School of Design, she has published designs in major magazines as well as a book, Luxe Knits, that represents her design philosophy and creative process. She works full-time as a knit sweater designer in New York City.