Quick and Easy Designs with Chunky Yarns and Fat Needles by Sophie Britten
Start with big, bulky balls of yarn and fantastically fat needles; then be amazed at how quickly these stylish projects come together! This fun way to knit guarantees a sprint from start to finish—see results in just a few rows.
Choose from 19 fresh designs for today’s fashion-conscious, and time-deprived, knitter
Create wraps, pullovers, cardigans, and jackets in chunky, colorful yarns
Find sections on basic knitting and finishing techniques, plus advice on customizing patterns to make projects fit just right
A Guide to Textured Knitting by Sara Louise Harper
Think cables are too tricky to master? Debunk that myth today! Cabling is just a series of knits and purls. If you can knit and purl, you already have the foundation for making gorgeous textured sweaters. A new knitting world will open up as soon as you learn the basics.
Unlock the mysteries of reading stitch charts, using cable needles, swatching, and much more with this beginner-friendly guide.
Start with the easiest stitches, and then move on to more complex techniques, one step at a time.
Knit up starter projects like pillows, scarves, and an afghan, and then move on to gorgeous pullovers and cardigans—14 projects in all....
211 Ways to Begin and End Your Knitting by Cap Sease
Now, in one extraordinary book, have at your fingertips more than 120 ways to cast on and more than 80 ways to bind off. This beautifully organized treasury is ideal for all skills levels!
Find each technique presented with step-by-step written instructions, clear how-to illustrations, and a photo of the finished edge. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of each method, including suggestion for when to use it. Discover workhorse and specialty cast ons and bind offs for colorwork, cuffs, ruffles, fringe, lace buttonholes and more!
Binding: Hardbound with concealed wire • Size: 9 x 11 1/2
Whip up a sweet ensemble for a baby shower or birthday party—even if you've never crocheted before! Kids will be the hit of the party and the talk of the town in these downright adorable outfits. Easily crochet projects that fit little girls and guys from six months to four years of age.
Features 20 pullovers, berets, rompers, pants, cardigans, and dresses
Find step-by-step crochet basics, plus directions for making buttons and decorative edgings
Cotton-and-acrylic yarn blends guarantee easy care
Simple projects for Beginning Knitters by Luise Roberts and Kate Haxell
Full of stylish, easy knitted project that make perfect gifts or an attractive addition to anyone's wardrobe. Get to grips with knit, purl, lace and Fair Isle in a Workshop section, which covers everything from casting on to finishing. The best advice you can get without an experienced knitter by your side - it's the perfect introduction to the world of knitting!
Lace in the Shetland Tradition by Carol Rasmussen Noble and Margaret Leask Peterson
The wait is finally over for new lace designs from popular author Carol Rasmussen Noble! Now she’s joined by renowned Shetland Island lace expert Margaret Leask Peterson, and together they make lace knitting pure joy. This collection is worked exclusively in lace-weight and fine yarns in a palette that includes gorgeous jewel tones as well as neutrals. Knitters will find a variety of projects, including shawls, stoles, scarves, and triangles. Along with the patterns for 16 projects, the authors share a wealth of lace-making knowledge and techniques gained over decades of plying their needles.
39 Cozy Patterns for the Whole Family by Martingale
When snow and ice transform the world into a winter wonderland, knitting is the best thing ever! So get cozy with this inviting collection of 39 stunning, classic knitwear patterns, all beautifully presented.
Knit cardigans, socks, and a poncho for women, plus pullovers, hats, scarves, and more for the whole family.
Find inspiration in smooth, classic yarns, neutral tones, and timeless designs; yarn weights and yardages are included.
View breathtaking photography that shows the range and practicality of the projects!
A Fresh Look at a Tradtitional Technique by Laura Farson
Rediscover a unique Swedish technique! The projects in these stunning photos show why twined knitting has stood the test of time. With Laura Farson's impeccable design sense and striking color combinations, this collection is truly in a class by itself.
Learn a wonderfully versatile technique that can be mastered by confident beginners
Produce a richly textured fabric with double strands of yarn—perfect for winter wear
Choose from a gorgeous selection of over 20 projects, including hats, mittens, socks, purses, and a scarf
They’re called oddballs, orphans, and leftovers—those stunning but solitary skeins of yarn just waiting to be turned into treasures. What can you make with just one skein of yarn? Find loads of creative ideas in this collection of “one-skein wonders.”
Knit hats, scarves, shawls, socks, purses, and more—over 25 projects each made from just one skein or hank of yarn
To get started, choose a yarn with a similar yardage, weight, and fiber content as the project shown
Find designs for all types of yarns, from lace weight to chunky and everything in between
Expert advice, tip and tricks by Charlene Schurch and Beth Parrott
Love knitting socks but sometimes hit a snag? Carry this handy book in your knitting bag! Well known experts Charlene Schurch and Beth Parrot demystify all aspects of sock knitting.
Find clear instructions for both toe-up and cuff-down sock knitting. Plus, learn multiple techniques for knitting: casting on and binding off, working heels and toes, making size adjustments and more! A convenient stitch dictionary of favorite patterns lets you find options for creating your own unique socks!
Binding: Hardbound with concealed wire • Size: 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 • Pages: 128 •...