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Author: Tanis Gray
Publisher: Cincinnati : F+W Media, 2013.
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Explore the true foundations of knitting design: construction, form following function, stability, and ornamentation. The parallels between knitting a sweater and constructing a building seem obvious when considered. Sweaters suspend from yokes and shoulders; vertical planes are shaped to provide fit and allow movement; necklines, sleeves, and hems are adapted for specific purposes. Stitch patterns and textures  Read more...
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Gray, Tanis.
Knitting Architecture : 20 Patterns Exploring Form, Function, and Detail.
Cincinnati : F+W Media, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tanis Gray
ISBN: 9781620334775 1620334771
OCLC Number: 865331064
Description: 1 online resource (381 pages)
Contents: Title Page; Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1: Form Follows Function; King's College Pullover: Mari Muinonen; Burj Al Arab Skirt: Olga Buraya-Kefelian; Sagrada Familia Cardigan: Cirilia Rose; Porticus Socks: Marjan Hammink; Opera House Shell Suvi: Simola; Wrought Iron Tote: Angela Hahn; Fallingwater Hat: Katharina Nopp; Chapter 2: The Details; Pompidou Wrap: Grace Anna Farrow; Arts and Crafts Cardigan: Amy Christoffers; Mucha Cardigan: Glenna Harris; Beaux Arts Cardigan: Cecily Glowik MacDonald; Persian Shawl: Kirsten Kapur; Byzantine Pullover: Tanis Lavallée. Fisher Building Mittens: Jane DupuisRococo Mittens: Jane Dupuis; Chapter 3: The Materials; Tower of Pisa Shift: Veera Välimäki; Bauhaus Cardigan: Ann Weaver; Hotel Tassel Wrap: Åsa Tricosa; Bird's Nest Shrug: Tanis Gray; Erechtheion Pullover: Maria Leigh; Abbreviations; Techniques; Sources for Yarns; About the Designers; Acknowledgments; Copyright.

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The parallels between knitting a sweater and constructing a building seem obvious when considered. Sweaters suspend from yokes and shoulders; vertical planes are shaped to provide fit and allow  Read more...

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-Tanis Gray has done some incredible work with this book.... This book is a must for all art and architecture lovers.- --She Knits (When She Should be Writing) "Tanis Gray has done some incredible Read more...

 
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