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Alterknit Rebellion : Radical Patterns for Creative Knitters
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Alterknit Rebellion is all about expressing yourself and having fun with color and pattern, rather than rigidly sticking to the rules. Choose from 12 basic knitting patterns for cardigans, hats, mittens, jumpers, wraps and hot pants, and have fun adapting them to express your own inner rebel.

A collection of bright, bold and beautiful knitting patterns based on Honsestrikk, a Danish knitting movement from the 1970s which broke away from traditional knitting rules. Honsestrikk, which loosely translates as 'chicken stitch' was influenced by the radical social and political movements of the time, including the women's rights movement, and this can be seen in the personal and political messages of the some of the pattern designs. Instead of the more traditional fair isle colourwork techniques, Honsestrikk knitting featured political messages and motifs, colours clashed and borders butted up against each other in a riot of colour and pattern. Honsestrikk is about knitting in a freer style so you have the freedom to express yourself and create truly unique, personalized garments and accessories. Designer Anna Bauer has been inspired by the Honsestrikk movement to this collection of basic designs and patterns so you can choose your own combinations and create and knit your own free, radical knits.
Item no. 33880
Author: Anna Bauer
Pages: 12 Projects - 144 Pages