Beyond Wool: 25 Knitted Projects using Natural Fibers, by Candace Eisner Strick
Luxurious next to the body, heavenly to a knitter's hands--the beauty and versatility of all-natural yarns make them more popular than ever. But what are the best ways to use these fibers? Now you can become a natural-knitting connoisseur with this complete introduction to 10 great fibers.
This incredible resource is packed with proven tips on how to knit with angora, silk, alpaca, qiviut, cashmere, mohair, and more. Gorgeous sweaters and fashion accessories show off the unique characteristics of each yarn. Whether you prefer dazzling or down to earth, you'll find a design that suits your style.
More than 20 classic patterns with contemporary touches include a coat, vest, jacket, cardigan, stole, and pullover
Discover the origins of each fiber, along with design suggestions, cleaning and care tips, and specific stitch patterns that work best with each fiber
Most yarn types are spotlighted in three or four different projects, offering a generous helping of styles to choose from