Loop-d-Loop: More Than 40 Novel Designs for Knitters

by Teva Durham

Hardcover, 2005






Teva Durham began knitting as a hobby. It wasn't long, though, before she became mesmerized by the craft. Now, as an extraordinarily innovative designer, Durham is at the forefront of the widely heralded new era of knitting. In Loop-d-Loop, she presents more than 40 fresh, modern designs for adults, children, and the home, a mix of simple projects with high-fashion impact sure to inspire beginners and more complex projects for those who want to test and expand their virtuosity. Focusing on a wide range of clever technical applications, the patterns include a spiral scarf, a cardigan with a "dreamcatcher" web carved out of the back, a buckled tartan kilt, and a slipcover that transforms a folding chair into a throne. With more than 70 lush color photos and a thought-provoking text that brings together eclectic references to philosophy, art, and popular culture, the book creates a contemplative, enchanted realm that resonates with beauty and meaning. For knitters who enter the Loop-d-Loop world, the way they knit--and think about knitting--will never be the same.… (more)


Stewart, Tabori and Chang (2005), Edition: 1st Printing, 176 pages

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LibraryThing member Crowyhead
Gorgeous, fresh designs -- I can't wait to knit some of these patterns!
LibraryThing member imagofelio
This book is a breath of fresh air blowing into your knitting world. Hold on to your needles! The patterns and novel designs are for the more daring knitter, some of them not suitable for beginners. Bright ideas, ingenious designs, a joy to behold and to knit.

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