GINA WILDE is an innovative knitwear designer and the creative director and cofounder of Alchemy Yarns of Transformation (www.alchemyyarns.com), known for its luscious colors and range of fibers. Her work has appeared in "Hand Knit Holidays, The Knitter's Book of Yarn, Folk Knits," and "Interweave Knits" magazine.
"An inspired and thoughtfully assembled collection of projects that redefine our entire notion of 'felt, ' combining the fluid and firm, sculptural and wearable. The results are, indeed, exquisite."--Clara Parkes, author of "The Knitter's Book of Yarn" and Editor of knittersreview.com"With "Shibori Knits" Gina has cast her unique creative genius to the exciting and innovative fusion of knitting with the ancient craft of shibori and she has created knitting gold." --Erika Knight, author of "Classic Knits at Home" and "Glamour Knits at Home""The colors of Alchemy's yarns vibrate in their own glory throughout this charming, elegant, and intriguing book that explores new frontiers in knitting."--Brandon Mably, Kaffe Fassett studio"At the intersection of knitting and felting lies shibori, and who better to present this technique and the gorgeous, sculptural results it yields than Gina Wilde, fiber artist extraordinaire."--Debbie Stoller, author of the Stitch 'n Bitch series of books"Anyone who's ever seen a skein of Alchemy Yarns of Transformations knows that Wilde, the company's cofounder and creative force, has an eye for dramatic artistry. She applies it now to the Japanese practice of shibori, the resistance-felting technique that transforms fabric into movable sculpture."--"Yarn Market News"