With no-nonsense instructions and diagrams, knitting guru Sharon Brant takes you through all the stages of creating a perfectly fitting sweater, cardigan or jacket. From recognising what styles will suit your body shape best, to decoding measurements hidden in patterns, to adjusting all elements of a garment, this is the book knitters have been waiting for.
A collection of 16 fabulous colourwork designs knitted in a gorgeous selection of Rowan yarns. This book includes step-by-step illustrated tutorials and friendly text making mastering colourwork skills simple, satisfying and fun.
The Rowan Sock Knitting Workshop provides an illustrated basic guide to knitting your first sock and also offers a range of sock patterns so you can practise your new-found skills. Using Rowan's Fine Art sock yarn, you can make great socks for yourself, your family and your friends.
A collection of contrasts and attitude, at first glance it appears slightly tough, slightly edgy, however look a little deeper and you'll find that the pieces are true classics and have a soft feminine side. In a story where delicate fabrics of satin and lace work alongside boyish plaid and sturdy biker boots, expect the unexpected.
Sarah Hatton and Martin Storey bring you a collection of 21 stylish knits for men and women. Sarah's 11 women's high-fashion knits include a sloppy joe, aran coat and twisted cable sweater. Martin's 11 stylish designs for men include a textured sweater, neat tailored jacket and herringbone cardigan.
This book, the 15th in Rowan’s very successful patchwork and quilting series, picks up on the popularity of Downton Abbey! Shot in the stately home of Port Eliot in Cornwall, this scintillating collection of quilts showcases the latest Kaffe Fassett Collection fabrics from Westminster Fibers.
Kaffe leads, as usual, his team of master quilt designers, producing some truly stunning new quilts. Brilliant photography by Debbie Patterson and with clear and accurate quilt instructions by Pauline Smith and Ruth Eglinton, this book is going to be a sure-fire winner with all enthusiastic quiltmakers. It features 20 quilt designs: by Kaffe himself, Liza Prior Lucy, Brandon Mably, Pauline Smith, Roberta Horton, Mary Mashuta, Corienne Kramer and Sally Davis.
In celebration of the female form, a collection that is pretty but not too polished, feminine not fussy, timeless never dull. Traditional tweeds keep it classic and quirky patterns offer individuality, while the softest fabrics will leave you in a haze!
Simply chic. This season less is most definitely more. White worn in clean classic lines provides understated cool, whilst black offers a graphic contrast. The key is to stay sharp yet sophisticated, get in the spirit!