The first book from "master knitter" (Vogue Knitting) Lily Chin revives knitting for the young urban professional. Profiling the most inventive, diverse and inspiring young knitters who are currently giving the craft a fresh new look, this fully illustrated guide offers exciting, fast and totally original, easy-to-master patterns for dresses, jackets, hats, handbags, pillow cases, underwear and even shoes. Including a complete list of suppliers and resources, this is the definitive guide for turning a centuries-old pastime into a hip, stress-relieving and high-fashion hobby.
Lily M. Chin's designs have been featured in Sports Illustrated's annual swimsuit issues and Vogue Knitting, and have been modelled by Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell and Amber Valletta. The "On Design" columnist for Knitter's Magazine, she's worked with everyone from Isaac Mizrahi to the Gap. Profiled in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Time magazine and USA Today, Chin travels the world giving workshops and seminars.