Stephen West Books
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Painting Shawls: Stephen's latest release includes 13 knitting patterns to paint with yarn. The shawl patterns featured in the book are a mixture of new and existing Westknits shawl patterns, and all feature a main color with contrast color pops so you can customize the shawls for your own wearable work of art. Stephen has even included chapters about substituting yarns, swatching, blocking, and customizing the size of the shawls so you can get exactly what you want. Each copy of Painting Shawls also includes a digital download code, so you can access PDF files of all patterns. Journey into the woolly world of Westknits and use the artistic patterns as landscapes to paint within the shawl frame.
The patterns included in this book are:
Painting Honeycombs - Big Honeycombs
Painting Honeycombs - Little Honeycombs
Stitch by Numbers
WestKnits BestKnits 1: This collection of 13 popular Westknits shawl designs by Stephen West is filled with inspiring photos and includes lots of favorites, like: Exploration Station - Dotted Rays - The Doodler - Vertices Unite - Striped Bolting - Starburst - Color Craving - Askews Me Shawl - Knit 'n Slide - Garter Breeze - Boardwalk - Holey Chevrons - Briochevron Wrap
WestKnits BestKnits 2--Sweaters: This book is a collection of 10 popular Westknits sweater designs; patterns include: Amazing Technicolor Dream Sweater--Enchanted Mesa--Kangarullover--Kangarorts--Marled Magic Sweater--Parachutey--Penguono--Askews Me Sweater & Dress--Askews Me Dickey & Poncho--Watch Your Back
WestKnits BestKnits 3: Westknits Bestknits 3 Shawl Evolution contains thirteen shawl patterns that represent the colorful and evolving Westknits style. Seven previously published shawls are accompanied by six new designs ranging from crisp, clean, geometric lines and evolving into more splashy displays of color and fluffy textures. The six new designs elaborate on techniques like slipped stitches, short row wedges, large yarn over holes, & brioche stitch. Color tricks like marling and fading add a playful layer to the more recent shawl shapes. Celebrate ten years of Westknits designs with this inspiring shawl collection!
HiberKnitting: features six patterns to inspire and comfort knitters. Two shawls, a color blocked cowl, two hats, and a cozy top-down sweater make picking the perfect project for the Hiberknitting season a breeze. The collection features West’s signature graphic designs, garter stripes and angular chevrons, knit-purl texture and neutral-with-a-pop color choices. The new designs include--Cozy Corner Shawl--Hiberknitting Cowl--Hiberknitting Hat--Night Nook Sweater--Slumber Shawl--Snow Flurries Hat