Annie Modesitt - Twist and Loop: Dozens of Jewelry Designs to Knit and Crochet with Wire

21 December 2009

In search of new ways to explore the potential of crochet and knitting, renowned designer AnnieModesitt picked up some unusual tools: wire, beads, and ribbon. The results were unlike anything she’dcreated before: sparkling, multifaceted creations with intricate texture and movement. Annie washooked—and you will be too. This collection of bracelets, necklaces, earrings, and pins opens a wholenew avenue for crafters looking for the fun, the unusual, and the beautiful.Whether you love creating uniquely beautiful pieces of jewelry or you’re seeking a new knitting orcrocheting challenge, Twist and Loop offers step-by-step guidance for exquisite results. Annie guidesyou through the basics of knitting and crocheting with wire—including casting on, stitching, blocking,binding off, and more. She also offers advice to experienced knitters and crocheters for translatingskills from yarn to wire, including basics like selecting the right metals and tools. The projectsallow a wide range of customization so that each piece of jewelry you make can be unique. Detailedillustrations and full-color photographs accompany each design. From a sterling silver bracelet and aloosely knit necklace bedecked with pearls, to a blue velvet choker and woven wreath earrings, theseprojects combine metal with beads, fabric, and gems in the most innovative ways.

Author....:Annie Modesitt
Title.....:Twist and Loop
Paperback.:114 Pages
Publisher.:Potter Craft
Size......:10.75 Mb

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