Create versatile wardrobe essentials with these chic new Japanese knitting patterns for apparel and accessories from cult favourite author michiyo. A whole new world of fashionable Tokyo-style knitwear designs opens to experienced needle crafters in Japanese Knitting: Patterns for Sweaters, Scarves and More. It is the first Japanese needlework book to be translated into English. Knitting and crochet websites across the globe often feature the work of renowned Japanese designer michiyo. Her minimalist aesthetic and textural elements make her knitwear styles polished and flattering, whether worn layered or as stand-alone pieces. With this Japanese knitting pattern book, experienced knitters and needleworkers can create a diverse collection of effortless-looking items ranging from a pair of soft slippers to a structured jacket. An introduction by needlework instructor Gayle Roehm explains the Japanese techniques to readers who are trying them for the first time. Inside, find 23 stylish patterns and instructions for: A Nordic-style sweater A classic raglan cardigan A diagonally striped tunic A sleeve scarf And much more Your wardrobe will benefit from the chic and comfortable touch of michiyo's knitwear designs in this newly-translated Japanese stitch dictionary and pattern book.
Michiyo is a household name among Japanese and Western knitters. She started out 20 years ago designing knit and crochet wear in and since then she has created hundreds of designs and authored over 20 knitting pattern books. Gayle Roehm has lived in Japan for many years where she studied the language and taught at knitting workshops around the country.