Knitting for Dummies
Paperback ISBN: 0470287470
An updated and expanded guide to the craft of knitting explains the basic stitches; offers advice on selecting materials, reading patterns, fixing mistakes, finishing projects, and personalizing patterns with color and texture; and includes step-by-step how-to instructions for knitting techniques and an array of new projects. Original.
Viking Patterns for Knitting
Inspiration and Projects for Today's Knitter
Hardcover ISBN: 157076137x
In Viking Patterns for Knitting, ancient Nordic ornamentation has been translated into an exquisite array of designs for knitters. Featuring 14 projects, clear instructions and charts, inspiring color photos, and 60 Viking motifs.
Natural Knits for Babies And Moms
Beautiful Designs Using Organic Yarns
Paperback ISBN: 1596680105
This inspired collection of patterns for mother and baby includes designs with a simple flare and an elegant, modern feel for use with organically grown, undyed yarns. The projects are designed for beginning to average knitters so that essential baby accessories such as booties, mittens, hats, and simple knitted toys are quickly completed and instantly cherished. A cot blanket is an example of a group project designed to be made in one evening, and slightly more ambitious designs include an adorable dress, a chunky jacket, or a kimono sweater for a baby and wonderful, cozy items for mothers such as an unusual "bump" sweater for pregnant women, nursing sweaters that are convenient and stylish, and herb-scented pillows that delight the eye and soothe the spirit.
Knit & Purl
250 Stitches to Knit
Paperback ISBN: 1596680563
Offering clear, concise knitting instructions, this series has served as a classic reference for handcrafters for more than thirty years. Featuring more than 250 classic and contemporary stitch patterns, this updated guide includes instructions for knitters of all levels. From the basic knit and purl stitch to the seed stitch to a fanciful ladder pattern, each of the featured stitches is detailed with a color photograph and handy how-to instructions. Both new and classic yarn varieties are covered, and insider tips designed to facilitate personalization are featured throughout. For projects ranging from the simple to the ornate, this extensive catalog is brimming with stitch inspiration.
Knitting for Good!
A Guide to Creating Personal, Social, & Political Change Stitch by Stitch
Paperback ISBN: 1590305892
Emphasizes the revolutionary, subversive, and political aspects of knitting in a guide that explains how to use the craft to reconnect to oneself by embracing the personal and meditative aspects of knitting, reaching out to the community by sharing one's skills, and supporting others by using knitting as a form of activism and expression. Original. 20,000 first printing.
The Knitter's Guide to Hand-Dyed & Variegated Yarn
Techniques and Projects for Handpainted and Multicolored Yarn
Paperback ISBN: 082308552x
Instructs knitters of all experience levels on simple solutions to common problems associated with variegated yarns, explaining how to make the most of garments that may be affected by unexpected pattern results. Original.
Handmade Gifts for the Ones You Love
Paperback ISBN: 1600610188
Organized by complexity, an array of more than thirty imaginative projects that are perfect for giving as gifts covers everything from special hand knits for women, to men's knitted sweaters, to accessories including hats and scarves, accompanied by estimates of how long a project will take to complete, expert tips, and suggestions for quick fixes. Original. 15,000 first printing.