Aran Knits

23 Contemporary Designs Using Classic Cable Patterns

Martin Storey

St. Martin's Griffin

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Gorgeous cable knits with a contempoary twist
 
Cables and other traditional Aran patterns are perennially popular with knitters, as not only do they look great but they are interesting patterns to knit. Well-known Rowan Yarn designer Martin Storey adds a modern twist to these classic patterns in this beautifully photographed collection of desirable wearables and accessories. The designs have a pared-down contemporary simplicity and soft color palette that is sure to appeal to knitters of all ages and different levels of experience. Featuring a versatile range of garments and accessories, including shrugs, sweaters, hats, scarves, mitts and more--all  made in natural yarns from Rowan that are cozy and inviting. The twenty-five patterns range from relatively simple to challenging--something for every knitter to enjoy!

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Praise for Aran Knits

"Rowan's resident classicist marries traditional texturing with modern fibers and more contemporary silhouettes, to sleeker yet still cozy effect.... Storey's garments deliver depth and beauty.... If ever a set of garments could inspire a knitter to hop the pond, this is it." ---Yarn Market News
 
"Aran knitting is perpetually popular, and Storey's collection has broad appeal thanks to the wide variety of designs." ---Library Journal
 
"This book is a good one for knitters new to cabling, or anyone who appreciates good design with classic cables. The designs have just enough creativity to make them interesting." —Kangath Knits blog

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Martin Storey

MARTIN STOREY is the author of Nordic Knits, Classic Knits for Real Women, and Classic Knits for Men and the coauthor of Knitting Goes Large. Renowned for his truly elegant knitwear designs, he worked for the trendsetting company Artwork after college and since then has been a major force at Rowan Yarns, designing for their Classic Range.

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Aran Knits
23 Contemporary Designs Using Classic Cable Patterns
Martin Storey

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
January 2012
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312642211
ISBN10: 0312642210
8 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches, 136 pages, Includes 50 color photos and charts throughout
$24.99
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