Jersey yarn, also known as T-shirt, fabric and textile yarn, is a chunky, stretchy yarn made from strips of jersey fabric. This exciting new product is made from off-cuts from the textile industry and is available in a wide range of colours, or alternatively you can make it yourself by cutting up old T-shirts into narrow strips. This versatile, over-sized yarn knits up quickly into eye-catching projects that will add instant impact to you and your home.
Expert textile designer Alexandre Callier-Taylor has created 20 modern and stylish designs that make use of the slightly elastic but robust quality of jersey yarn, including pots, rugs, pillows, bags and mats. With clear step-by-step knitting and crochet instructions, this book is ideal for crafters of all abilities looking for new ideas and inspiration.
Alexandre Callier-Taylor is a professional textile designer and an expert knit and crochet enthusiast based in Paris, France. He has lived and travelled all over the globe discovering fantastic techniques and styles that have inspired his own work. Alexandre is continually designing new and exciting creations and offers expert tips and advice on knitting and crochet online.
Equipment 4 How to crochet 8 How to knit 13 Round basket 16 Joie-de-vivre pillow 18 Bottle holder 20 Esmeralda bag 22 Table placemat 26 Bora Bora vase 28 Jazzy tunic 30 Practical potholder 32 Zen mat 34 Seat pillow 36 Shopping bag 40 Cosy cat house 42 Draught excluder 44 Exotic jewellery 46 Laundry basket 50 Geometric floor mat 52 Two-colour basket 54 Beaded door curtain 56 Sofa pillow 58 Lily handbag 62