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Worsted by Aimée Gille - "ENG"

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Worsted – A Knitwear Collection Curated by Aimée Gille of La Bien Aimée is a knitwear collection featuring 14 patterns by 10 incredible designers. The designers all have their unique style and speak to many kinds of knitters. Now they come together to form a beautifully cohesive collection. You can find garments such as sweaters and cardigans and accessories like shawls and hats, with techniques ranging from stripes and stranded colourwork to cables and textured stitch patterns. 

This book features designs by the following designers: Nadia Crétin-Léchenne, Stephen West, Sylvia Watts-Cherry, Andrea Mowry, Tif Neilan, Saysha Greene, Norah Gaughan, Maxim Cyr, Nancy Marchant and Thien-Kieu Lam.

Aimee of La Bien Aimée started working on this book in early 2021. With Worsted, she wanted to create a tangible way to connect with people through knitting and bring joy. During the challenges of the pandemic, Aimée found comfort in immersing herself in creating a new yarn base, Corrie Worsted, and inspired by it, all of the designs in the book are worked in worsted weight yarn.

In Aimée’s own words: “I hope that you will welcome the adventure of casting on a new project from this book with perhaps some of that beloved yarn you have curated for your stash or why not go on a yarn escapade and mix Corrie Worsted with other yarns.”

Sweaters and cardigans are graded into various sizes, reaching from size 1 (30” / 75 cm bust circ.) to at least size 8 (or 65” / 165 cm bust circumference).


Aimée Gille was born and raised in Kansas, the United States, and later moved to France, where her passion for knitting was reignited. In Paris, where she now lives with her family, she first opened L’OisiveThé, a wonderful knitting café, and later La Bien Aimée, a yarn company whose gorgeous hand-dyed yarns are sold worldwide.

 

 Worsted est la première collection de patrons de tricot réunie par Aimée, la créatrice de La Bien Aimée. Tous les patrons sont tricotés en utilisant la laine Corrie Worsted de La Bien Aimée. 14 patrons de 10 designers différents, dont Nadia Crétin-Léchenne, Tif Neilan, Nancy Marchant, Andrea Mowry, Maxim Cyr ou encore Stephen West. Pour l'instant, le livre n'est disponible qu'en anglais, mais une traduction française est prévue pour l'année prochaine... 
  • 160 pages
  • 14 knitting patterns (5 sweaters, 2 cardigans, 1 poncho, 3 shawls, 2 cowls, 1 beanie) using worsted weight yarn
  • Editor: Aimée Gille
  • Hardback
  • Language: English
  • Weight: Approx. 650 g / 1.4 lb
  • Print only, no digital download code available.

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