Knitting Nature: 39 Designs Inspired by Patterns in Nature

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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 sophisticated, classic designs, ready for them to reproduce following her step-by-step instructions.

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"Knitting Nature" is "geek chic" at its most fascinating and beautiful. Imagine a woman's pullover born of a fascination with logometric spirals (the spirals you see in rams' horns, seashells); a shawl inspired by the atomic structure of quasicrystals; and a man's pullover whose central motif resembles the patterns formed by chemical waves. In "Knitting Nature", Gaughan draws knitters into her creative process by explaining - in friendly, layman's terms - how she uses patterning in physics as inspiration and challenge, then hooks them with her sophisticated, classic designs, ready for them to reproduce following her step-by-step instructions.

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Norah Gaughan is the design director for Berroco Yarns, and has been working as a full-time professional knitwear for the past 18 years. She was named one of Vogue Knitting's Master Knitters of the 90s, and she was also among the top designers featured in Vogue Knitting.

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