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Alpert, Tanya.

Summary: Presents 25 simple, modern garments and accessories inspired by Japanese design, featuring innovative elements and beautiful fibers. Alpert introduces each pattern by explaining the inspiration behind it and how she incorporated it into her design. Illustrated with stunning photographs, this beautiful book also includes an appendix of essential techniques.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Watson-Guptill 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746.432 ALP

Hatta, Yoko

Summary: This exciting new Japanese stitch dictionary is from popular designer Yoko Hatta—the founder and driving force behind the Kazekobo Studio. Though this is her first book in English, her work already has an extensive following in Western countries—more than 1,000 of her designs can be seen on Ravelry.com. Hatta is one of several Japanese knitters whose patterns and designs have sparked an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tuttle Publishing 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746.432 HAT

Shida, Hitomi

Summary: In the Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible knitting guru Hitomi Shida shares some of her favorite needlework patterns. Shida's strikingly original designs and variations on every imaginable classic stitch result in intricate patterns that form the basis for beautiful and unique knitted fashions. This is the perfect book for the experienced knitter who is looking for new stitches that yield...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tuttle Publishing 2017

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Ibuki, Hiroko

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Summary: Sweet and soft animal friends made with popular Japanese knitting techniques. This collection of 25 cuddly toy animals includes everything from favourite pets to zoo animals. Made with soft materials and adorable expressions, these sweet companions make the perfect gift for newborns, grandchildren and animal lovers alike. While some fit in the palm of your hand, the largest is the huggable size...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tuttle Publishing 2021

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Summary: Two old ladies who spend their days scavenging the local trashpiles, find a mysterious little girl in their home, knitting a sweater which will promptly be unraveled the moment it's done and knitted again-and again.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Koch Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WOO

Figal, Gerald A.

Summary: "Monsters, ghosts, the supernatural, the fantastic, the mysterious. These are not usually considered the "stuff" of modernism. More often they are regarded as inconsequential to the study of the modern or, at best, seen as representative of traditional beliefs that are overcome and left behind in the transformation toward modernity. In Civilization and Monsters Gerald Figal asserts that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Duke University Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398.2 FIG

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