Typographic Knitting (Paperback)
From Pixel to Pattern (learn how to knit letters, fonts, and typefaces, includes patterns and projects)
Princeton Architectural Press, 9781616898540, 216pp.
Publication Date: October 22, 2019
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Learn to knit a variety of typefaces modeled on digital designs by well-known type foundries including Emigre, Lineto, and Typotheque, and emblazon your hats, scarves, and sweaters with smartly designed monograms, letters, or words. Beginning with knitting basics, tips, and resources, and progressing through more advanced techniques, Typographic Knitting provides a systematic introduction on how to construct a variety of letter designs using different knitting techniques. This book bridges the gap between craft and design in a new way, and will delight typography connoisseurs, avid knitters, and makers looking for a novel medium.
About the Author
Rüdiger Schlömer studied visual communication in Aachen and art in context in Berlin. He lives in Zurich and works as a graphic designer and curator for museums, exhibitions, and publications.
Praise For Typographic Knitting: From Pixel to Pattern (learn how to knit letters, fonts, and typefaces, includes patterns and projects)…
"Museum curator and graphic designer Schlömer's appealingly photographed and artfully laid-out guide charts a rigorous course for knitters interested in converting various texts and typefaces into knitted items."
- Publishers Weekly
"Now that pixels are becoming invisibly small on our computer screens, it's time to bring bitmaps full circle, back to their function as building blocks of material that you can keep, and, in this case, that can keep you warm. Typographic Knittingcovers it all, in glorious detail."
- Zuzana Licko, Émigré Fonts