What Would Madame Defarge Knit? marries the world of great literature to the craft of hand knitting. The 21 designs represent the work of 13 of the most respected knitwear artists in our industry, Brenda Dayne, Erica Hernandez of CraftLit, Gretchen Funk, Meg Warren owner of March Hare Yarns, Wendy McDonnell, Jen Minnis of Jen Minnis Artworks, Syne Mitchell of WeaveZine & WeaveCast, Hunter Hammersen author of Silk Road Socks, Dianne Read-Jackson, Chrissy Gardiner of Gardiner Yarn Works, Kathleen Rogers, Andi Smith of Knit Brit and Dawn Ellerd of Crochet Compulsive. The eBook is exciting and groundbreaking in a number of ways:
- First, it relies on the internet for tutorials and photos. That’s partially because…
- it’s in black and white—allied to the Dickensian theme—allowing Cooperative Press to print in the US, which in turn…
- allows us to pay each designer a decent royalty rather than a tiny fee up front…
- which means this is a totally new publishing model in the crafting world!
What Would Madame Defarge Knit? features knit and crochet patterns from sweaters to socks and lace shawls to cowls all inspired by characters from classic literature. From the “Jane’s Ubiquitous Shawl” to the “Cthulhu Waits” tentacle-wrapped sock, you're bound to find a pattern, or two or three, you'll want to cast on immediately!
And our beloved Chrissy Gardiner of Gardiner Yarn Works contributed the Wilhelmina Shawlette pattern and its knit in Serendipitous Ewe's Fate Fingering yarn in a colorway that was hand dyed exclusively for Sandrasingh.com: Autumn Glow.
What would Mina, the heroine of Bram Stoker’s epic novel, Dracula, wear to protect her neck from the bloodthirsty count? As a practical girl, she undoubtedly would appreciate Gardiner Yarn Works' simple, delicate wool shawlette Wilhelmina, knit in only one skein Serendipitous Ewe's Fate Fingering yarn. Wilhelmina is the only pattern from the book that can be purchased separately and of course as a Kit, which is On Sale!
What Would Madame Defarge Knit? and the Wilhelmina Shawlette are PDFs and will be emailed to you after purchase, there are no shipping charges!
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