As a knitter who loves knitting top-down, one-piece sweaters, this is practically a siren call. How could I resist?
Slip-stitch knitting is one of those techniques that is very simple to do, but often misunderstood, because it seems like it's hard. (It's not.) What this technique is, though, is versatile.
The In-Depth Look: There are three things that tell you, right off the bat, that this book is going to be a good one. 1. It's a new book in the "One-Skein" series by Judith Durant 2. It's full of patterns for babies--which means, at the very least, lots and lots of adorable pictures of [...]
All in all, this is a great sock book. The information is thorough, the patterns attractive, the instructions easy to follow, and the photos are appealing.
Maybe knitting rugs out of strips of scrap fabric is just what you're looking for.
Moms know how much creativity their kids have--imaginations going wild, boundless curiosity about the world around them. It's the perfect time to introduce them to new experiences and teach them new skills.
Like, say, knitting!
Not a knitting book, but great for dressmakers!
An absolutely fantastic study of color techniques--now in paperback!
It is hot outside, and the last thing I want to do right now is bundle up in anything, much less a cozy, bulky sweater ... but that doesn't stop me from wanting to knit.
Even though the title says these are for "posh" pups, these are not frou-frou kinds of sweaters. (Well, not all of them.)
This is a nice, slim book (just 64-pages) of slip-stitch scarves, cowls, and shawls.
One thing you can always depend on with Anna Hrachovec is that her books are going to be filled with cuteness and creativity, and this one is no exception.
Judith Durant has made this easy for you. She's painstakingly gone through and documented ninety-nine possible methods of increases and decreases, just for you.
First, the really encouraging thing about this book is that it's clearly labled "Shawl Book One," which implies there's going to be a shawl book two at some point, and maybe a third and a fourth ... all of which is great news, because Kirsten designs some really beautiful shawls.