Knitting by Nature: 19 Patterns for Scarves, Wraps, and More by Sheryl Thies

By Sheryl Thies

In this follow-up to her wildly renowned books Ocean Breezes and Nature's Wrapture, Sheryl Thies has outdone herself with a beautiful new number of nature-inspired designs. experience knitting principles accrued from a big selection of flora, grasses, and vines.

  • Choose from beautiful designs, together with scarves, shawls, wraps, and shrugs
  • Capture the wonderful thing about plant varieties with lace, cables, bobbles, and different knitting stitches
  • Enjoy sleek designs that require minimum or no finishing

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2-at-a-Time Socks: Revealed Inside. . . The Secret of by Melissa Morgan-Oakes

By Melissa Morgan-Oakes

Knitting one sock is enjoyable and worthwhile, yet completing its companion can develop into a chore that leaves well-intentioned knitters being affected by “second sock syndrome.” With this two-at-a-time process you could simply end a whole pair of socks at the related day. step by step pictures illustrate the right way to forged on and knit socks jointly on one lengthy round needle, regardless of the development or form. Lonely, deserted unmarried socks at the moment are a specific thing of the past!

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Great Knitted Gifts by Andrea Shackleton

By Andrea Shackleton

Two major knitwear designers, who've created vintage items for personal collections and galleries for greater than two decades, current an attention grabbing collection of intarsia tasks, excellent for gift-giving.

Handbags and lovely clothing for adults, plus lovable doll outfits, hats, and sweaters for children--that's what knitters will locate within this striking number of presents to knit. they are made utilizing intarsia, an easy-to-work two-color method that is particularly well-liked by a brand new new release of knitters. each one merchandise includes a development in daring geometrics, stripes, or florals, and all of the designs are younger and clean and lovely adequate to qualify as wearable paintings. decide on a Circles shawl and Hat with pom-poms, Cherry Blossom Mittens, a Ruffle-Edged Drawstring Bag, immense Squares Knee Socks, a Wee Striped Cardigan, and lots of extra. each undertaking contains full-color graphs, which make following the layout fool-proof. A number of the Crafters selection booklet Club.

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Knitting 101: Master Basic Skills and Techniques Easily by Carri Hammett

By Carri Hammett

Knitting one hundred and one is written for either starting knitters and in case you are looking to examine new talents. The booklet starts off by means of educating the entire fundamentals of studying to knit with step by step directions and pictures. New knitting talents corresponding to texture, form, knitting within the around, and so forth, are defined intimately and strengthened through engaged on initiatives. the start initiatives are really easy yet turn into extra advanced because the reader works in the course of the ebook. Written by way of a yarn store proprietor who is familiar with how knitters examine, the booklet is wealthy in info, info and images making it the main accomplished uncomplicated knitting consultant available.  The accompanying DVD exhibits how-to video illustrating the entire knitting recommendations offered within the e-book. The DVD is especially beneficial for these how examine greater through seeing a step in motion instead of nonetheless photos. the wide variety of tasks within the ebook comprises scarves, hats, a striped rug, a leaf edged scarf, lace curtains, golfing membership covers, a child tub gown and masses extra. Knitters of each point will get pleasure from making the tasks.

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Basics Fashion Design 06: Knitwear by Juliana Sissons

By Juliana Sissons

Basics type layout 06: Knitwear is a pragmatic advent to using knitwear in style layout, richly illustrated with examples and easy-to-follow diagrams. It describes the various different types of yarn and fibre, their features and their behaviour, from the normal to the modern. It explains the appropriate equipment and instruments, and the categories of labor that may be produced on each one.

Basic innovations on family machines are mentioned, resulting in a piece on the way to create a knitting development. info and trims also are tested, outlining embellishment, buttonholes and fastenings.

The publication additionally discusses the knitwear and gives necessary details at the numerous occupation pathways. Interviews with overseas designers, each one at a special point in the undefined, offer extra perception into the enterprise as a whole.

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Light and Layered Knits: 23 Sophisticated Designs for Every by Vicki Square

By Vicki Square

Create fluid, trendy clothing you'll put on repeatedly again!

Best-selling writer Vicki sq. returns, this time developing attractive clothing made of cozy fibers and lightweight yarns. those are greater than easily tasks to make-they are actually knits to stay in.

The 23 styles of sunshine & Layered Knits paintings in all climates, should be layered and got rid of at will, and are both at domestic in an off-the-cuff or office surroundings. operating with light-weight yarns in fibers akin to silk, linen, cotton, and bamboo, Vicki creates items that might attract knitters of all ages.

These flexible dresser staples-shells, fluid tops, draped tunics, gentle cardigans, wrap sweaters, and more-reflect the best way that girls costume this day. What's extra, so much of them are comfortably sized for as much as a "46" to "48" bust circumference

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Knitting Outside the Swatch: 40 Modern Motifs by Kristin Omdahl

By Kristin Omdahl

Discover a brand new method of knitting! Knitting outdoor the Swatch is an exploration of non-traditional building options for growing and becoming a member of plant life, motifs, and diverse geometric shapes to create artistic and dimensional fabrics.

Kristin Omdahl provides a library of forty unique and leading edge sew motifs and exhibits how becoming a member of a number of motifs can create trims or entire materials. She demonstrates tools for center-out, top-down, and side-to-side construction.

Enjoy 10 undertaking styles together with shawls, cowls, scarves, and sweaters. Kristin illustrates the best way to interchange a number of motifs in those styles and encourages you to include motifs into different designs. find out how to combine those motifs into the physique of a garment and the way to accessorize or beautify different knitwear by utilizing motifs as edgings, bands, cuffs, and extra. imagine open air the field with this must-have knitting e-book!

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The Best of Jane Austen Knits: 27 Regency-Inspired Designs by Amy Clarke Moore

By Amy Clarke Moore

What might Jane Austen knit?

Enter the area of Jane Austen via undying knitting styles encouraged through the areas and characters in her cherished novels. Designers together with Susanna IC, Vicki sq., Annie Modesitt, Heather Zoppetti, Karen Joan Raz, and Kathleen Dames have translated their love for Jane Austen's novels right into a attractive tribute to the liked writer. The gorgeously evocative items comprise cardigans, knitted shawls, luggage and different components, and knitted tasks for males and youngsters. whereas the knitting tasks are encouraged through the models of the regency period, they're every piece as correct today.

Knitters keen about Jane Austen in addition to stitchers simply trying to find splendidly beautiful tasks will fall in love with the gorgeous knitting designs. Essays on interesting elements of Austen's existence and the regency period around out this inspiring assortment. themes contain the areas the place Austen lived, knitting in Regency England, the yarns on hand to Austen and her contemporaries, and dressmaking in the course of the period of time.

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Icelandic Handknits: 25 Heirloom Techniques and Projects, by Helene Magnusson, Elin S. Sigurrdottir

By Helene Magnusson, Elin S. Sigurrdottir

Icelandic Handknits: 25 Heirloom concepts and Projects is a wealthy and sundry selection of styles for people mittens, socks, scarves, hats, wrist heaters, sweaters, shoe inserts, and extra, all encouraged via conventional handknitted artifacts from the cloth Museum in Blönduós, Iceland. Iceland boasts a wealthy history of knitting; thank you in equivalent components to the island’s targeted wool, the cruel weather, and the necessity to conflict the weather, Icelandic knitters have constructed exact traditions of needlework strategies and handknit kinds. within the pages of this booklet, popular Icelandic knitwear dressmaker Hélène Magnùsson offers an array of lovely styles that mirror the intensity of the country’sknitting traditions. You’ll savour the totally illustrated thoughts part, the considerable colour images, and the designated checklist of assets for Icelandic and Scandinavian knitting. greater than only a e-book of knitting, this publication is infused with bits of Icelandic folklore and tradition, classic images, and vintage Icelandic recipes. Magnùsson believes that tips to look after traditions is to proceed utilizing them, giving them new existence. And with this definitive selection of styles, she has performed simply that.

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Knit Socks!: 17 Classic Patterns for Cozy Feet by Betsy McCarthy

By Betsy McCarthy

Knitters like to make socks. Socks are sensible and beautiful, comfortable and colourful. Sock tasks are simply carried in a knitting bag, and the styles are advanced sufficient to be fascinating yet sufficiently small to be fast comprehensive. Plus, socks are regularly enjoyable to put on and nice to provide as presents.

Now Knit Socks!, the little die-cut hardcover that bought greater than 65,000 copies, comes in a paperback variation that comes with all-new sock styles. yet that’s no longer all. Sock knitters will locate even more during this revision to feed their sock addictions, resembling useful new recommendation on selecting sock yarns  what feels the simplest, what holds its form, what fairly lasts.

And what's a knitter to do if a trend seems fascinating, yet she desires to replacement a lighter yarn for the chunky, hot wool distinctive? a brand new chart offers substitute yarn weights and the corresponding variety of stitches wanted for every of the styles and sizes. Knitters may also are looking to test with round needles. Or 4 double issues. There’s suggestion right here for adapting any trend to any form of needle.

With the entire diversifications and probabilities, Knit Socks! is going some distance past its 17 styles. inventive knitters will locate an unending array of interesting suggestions for retaining toes cozy, hot, and lovely.

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