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Knits for Nerds: 30 Projects: Science Fiction, Comic Books, by Toni Carr

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By Toni Carr

Finally—a knitting ebook for nerds who love sci-fi, myth, comics, and manga!

The better of technology fiction, manga, and animaguiri meets knit one, purl as knit siren and part-time curler derby woman Joan of darkish deals up an out-of-this-world collection of knitting nerdiness within Knits for Nerds. The styles for 30 iconic garments and accent goods encouraged via renowned television exhibits, books, movies, comics, and more--including Star Trek, Lord of the jewelry, famous person Wars, and Firefly--are provided along full-color pictures showcasing accomplished initiatives, such as:

* Lieutenant Uhura's horny Star Trek minidress

* Hobbit toes slippers 

* Firefly-inspired shawl, socks, hat, and jacket

* Tank Girl socks

* Hermione Granger's mystery beaded bag

* Manga-inspired leg warmers

* The mammoth Bang Theory-inspired his and hers sweater-vests

* Lord of the Rings-inspired shrug

In addition to a cloth cabinet of gown finery, hobbyists also will locate directions for functional tasks equivalent to an e-reader conceal or a computer bag crafted of checkered cloth that serves double-duty as a chessboard and carryall, in addition to styles for plush toys encouraged via Star Trek, robots, and the comedian e-book Squee! put on (and knit!) your nerdiness in your sleeve with Knits for Nerds.

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Rnd 8: Repeat Rnd 4. Rnd 9: Rib 14, knit to marker, sm, knit to marker, sm. Rnd 10: Repeat Rnd 2. Rnd 11: Rib 14, knit to marker, sm, knit to marker, sm. FOR_BOTH_HANDS Rnd 12: Work established rib, sm, slip all thumb sts to holder, removing markers, working Row 2 of Pattern Stitch. Rnd 13: Work established rib, knit to end. Rnd 14: Work established rib, Row 1 of Pattern Stitch. Rnd 15: Work established rib, knit to end. Rnd 16: Work established rib, Row 2 of Pattern Stitch. Rnds 17–30: Repeat Rnds 13–16.

FYI! Actor Seth Green is the only person to be in both the original Buffy the Vampire Slayer movie AND the TV show. Unfortunately, his movie scenes ended up on the cutting room floor! CUNNING SOCKS : DESIGNED BY LAURA HOHMAN Like the Cunning Scarf, these socks are designed to be a play on the Jayne Cobb hat from Firefly! Enjoy the envious looks of your peers as you kick off your shoes at the next Serenity movie night and show off your “shiny” socks! 25 mm) needles in Stockinette stitch SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS Color sequence is a repeating A, B, C.

Repeat last 2 rows once more. Beginning of next 4 rows, BO 2 sts. BO 14 (8, 8) remaining sts. FINISHING Seam the sides of the body to the armholes and seam the sleeves to where you began shaping. Attach the sleeves to the shoulders of the sweater. Seam along the top of the shoulders to the neck, and bind off. With the crochet hook, work one row of slip stitch around the neck for a neat finish. TREK GIRL DRESS : DESIGNED BY TONI CARR The mini dress uniform, worn in both the classic Star Trek and the rebooted movie, is a definite must-have for any girl wanting to dress up like her favorite female Star Trek character!

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