Welcome to Dazzling Knits
DAZZLING KNITS: Building Blocks to Creative Knitting
A book by Patricia Werner - Knitwear Designer, Teacher, and Author
Turn Basic shapes into fashion statements with a simple "modular" method! The technique works like a puzzle: start by knitting one shape, and then build on that by knitting additional shapes to create a finished garment. Even beginners can quickly catch on to the technique.
• Includes 14 vest,
jacket, and coat designs
About the Author
Patricia Werner, who designs under the name of
MAYA, is a multimedia artist. She is best known for her bold use of
vibrant color and unique compositions that echo the ancient cultures and myths
of the Native Americans, Mayans and Egyptians. Patricia spent many years
as an architectural designer and city planner. She currently devotes her
time to knitting, crocheting, designing beaded jewelry, and teaching knitting
workshops throughout the United States.
She has studied under some of the world's most renowned knitwear designers, and
she was among ten Americans honored to study under Germany's celebrated Horst
Schulz in Berlin.