Quick to make and stylish , there is no excuse for not being warm and snuggly with these winter knits ! ... gifts for birthdays , anniversaries , Valentine's Day and Christmas and will become an essential part of your winter wardrobe .
Author: Monica Russel
No matter your skill level, stay warm and stylish in cold weather with this simple guide to creating 100 wonderful, winter accessories. This gorgeous book brings together 100 of the best winter knits from bestselling author and knitting designer, Monica Russel. Previously published in the 20 to Make series, these fabulous designs are quick and easy to make, and include scarves, wrist warmers, hats, boot cuffs, headbands and snoods. With designs for men, women and children in a range of colors and styles, there is something for everyone in this valuable knitting resource. “These 100 patterns for winter accessories will satisfy beginning and experienced knitters alike . . . . Knitters will find the variety of patterns inspiring, and most will not be able to resist making pig boot cuffs for their wellies. The range of style and skill level represented in these patterns . . . make this a solid choice.” —Booklist
Debbie's comfortable , fashionable - and rugged - creations using natural - fiber , machine - washable yarn are not only fun to knit , they keep your child looking great while addressing the very practical needs of parents everywhere ...
Author: Debbie Bliss
Publisher: Trafalgar Square Publishing
"Fun, fashionable hand knits for kids ages 2--5"--Back cover.
Accurate gauge is essential. PATTERN—Stockinette St. (knit 1 row, purl 1 row). Ankle, waist and wrist bands—ribbing of K1, P1. SNOWPANTS—Using No. 3 needles, cast on 72 (76- 80) sts. Work in ribbing of K1, P1 for 2 inches. Change to No.
Author: Danielle Cannon
Cold weather doesn't have friendly relations with humanity. It targets the elderly, women, men, children, and our precious babies. This book provides 14 vintage patterns to defeat the cold. There are snowsuits, caps, mittens, and more. The instructions are easy-to-follow and pictures are included.
I'd save a great twinset as an add-on, after you have your basic essential cardigan. Be it a heavier wool knit for winter, a lightweight cashmere, or a multi-colored open knit polyester for summer, there's a plain or patterned cardigan ...
Author: Judith Rasband
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
People often allow themselves to think of clothing as trivial, superficial. Some pretend, “Clothes don’t matter.” Nonsense! I ask you, “When was the last time you went out without your clothes on?” I say that clothing fills a basic need for survival in the world and communication to the world. Like shelter and food, clothing is a basic resource we need to learn how to use for our benefit. This book is written for you. I will identify specific pieces of clothing and accessories proven to work effectively to simplify your life, with additional options allowing more creativity and individuality. With this book I want to make you more aware of the everyday aspects of dress and dressing. I want to enable you to use your clothing as a resource, a tool to help you think, feel, and act better, receiving positive reactions from others throughout your day—your closet being your toolbox.
Nowadays, Latvian mittens, with their distinctive shape and diverse range of colours and patterns, are still a winter essential. Most of the patterns are derived from Latvian mythology and incorporate various folk symbols (see Symbols ...
Author: Ieva Ozolina
Publisher: David and Charles
Create wrist warmers, fingerless gloves, and mittens in fifty beautiful Latvian designs. Discover the magical story of Latvian mittens and learn to knit fifty designs based on traditional pattersn in this colorful collection by Latvian knitter Ieva Ozolina. Learn the stranded colorwork technique and the basic mitten recipe needed to knit like a Latvian! Choose from fifty beautiful designs, each presented with a chart. Get started with simple wrist warmers and fingerless gloves, and progress to full mittens as your confidence grows.
Knitting Patterns and Essays with Robust Flavor Kerry Bogert. Dirty. Chai. Pullover. Sugar and spice and everything nice, that's what dirty chai lattes (and essential knits) are made of. The swirling, traveling-stitch yoke of the Dirty ...
Author: Kerry Bogert
The jolt of inspiration every knitter needs! Inspired by the ritual of sipping and stitching, Coffeehouse Knits is a stimulating collection of knitwear with an extra shot of something special. Whether you're joining friends at the coffee shop for community knitting or you're home enjoying the first cup of the day, perk up your knitting with: • 20 patterns that range in skill level from advanced beginner to intermediate--macchiato to espresso. • Simple touches evoke the idea of everyone's favorite drink, from steaming swirls around a sweater yoke to coffee bean inspired motifs. • Stirring essays from knitters explore community, connection, and caffeine. Pour yourself another cup and settle in with Coffeehouse Knits.
As with all sewing, careful pressing techniques are essential. Knits are a bit unique. Always test press your knit fabric to determine the best temperature and to make sure that the fabric doesn't melt, pucker, or scorch.
Author: Linda Lee
Publisher: Creative Publishing International
This book teaches everything you need to know about sewing knit fabrics - from choosing patterns to laying out designs, to sewing and adding embellishments and closures.
Part 1 offers step-by-step instruc- tions for the essential knitting know-how you'll need from the moment you walk into ayarn shop to the day you wear your first hand-knit sweater. And, since even expert knitters make mistakes, ...
Author: Melissa Leapman
Publisher: Chronicle Books
This inviting craft book lays the groundwork for a lifetime of knitting-no prior skills necessary! Expert knitting author Melissa Leapman presents step-by-step instructions for all the essential skills, techniques, and abbreviations needed to get started knitting, plus clear how-to illustrations for visual learners. After mastering the basics, knitters are ready to knit up the included 22 projects, from cozy scarves and chunky sweaters to classic decor items like an ottoman pouf and irresistible hearts. With an inviting design, vibrant photographs, and bonus ideas for customizing each project, Knit It! will have crafters going from beginner to knitter in no time.