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Knitting nature : 39 designs inspired by patterns in nature

Author: Norah Gaughan; Thayer Allyson Gowdy
Publisher: New York ; London : Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Knitting Nature, Gaughan blends together the natural and artistic world with 39 stunning, fun-to-knit designs for women, men, and children. Among them are a skirt patterned after the hexagonal scales nature has used to cover a domed turtle's shell, a jacket whose collar grows in a spiral--much the same way a ram's horn does--and a tank top with leaves that grow the same way they do on a stem."--Publisher  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Patterns
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norah Gaughan; Thayer Allyson Gowdy
ISBN: 9781584799689 1584799684 1584794844 9781584794844
OCLC Number: 769472688
Notes: Originally published: 2006.
Description: 176 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Machine derived contents note: Foreword --
Introduction --
Chapter 1: Hexagons --
Chapter 2: Pentagons --
Chapter 3: Spirals --
Chapter 4: Phyllotaxis --
Chapter 5: Fractals --
Chapter 6: Waves --
Abbreviations --
Yarn Resources --
Recommended Reading --
Acknowledgements --
Index.
Responsibility: Norah Gaughan ; photographs by Thayer Allyson Gowdy ; photostyling by Karen Schaupeter.

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Drawing knitters into her creative process, the author explains - in friendly, layman's terms - how she uses patterning in physics as inspiration and challenge, then hooks them with her  Read more...

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