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....
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