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.
If you love to knit and want to find some great designs that help you to improve your skills, look no further! Sarah Hatton has created 22 fantastic projects where you can play to your hearts content with different stitches and a range of beautiful Rowan yarns to create a wardrobe of fantastic knits to accessorize with: scarves, stoles, shrugs, shawls and more.
Martin Storey's collection of 25 brilliant knits is a floral fiesta. It has every kind of flower-inspired design for you and for your home, from bags with applique flowers to garments, accessories, cushions and throws with either textured or colourwork flowers or flower embroideries, all in our brilliant colour palette.
Attend a personal workshop with two masters of color as Kaffe Fassett and Brandon Mably share their inspiration and techniques for creating colorful knits. Kaffe and Brandon lead you through a variety of vibrant palettes, then showcase them in more than thirty designs.
From choosing yarns and hooks to making a loop and foundation chain, would-be crocheters will find all the basics of the craft right here. Holding the hook, checking the gauge, reading standard patterns, everything is covered in great detail with full-page photos and close-up drawings.
Learn to Knit provides complete step-by-step instructions from casting on to making buttonholes, plus a great selection of classic patterns for garments for all the family, accessories and home furnishings.
Quilters Sarah Fielke and Kathy Doughty, owners of popular patchwork shop Material Obsession, share 23 of their distinctive, colourful and contemporary designs. They explain how anyone, even those who don't think they are 'creative' , can confidently choose colours and patterns to create bold, easy-to-make quilts - perfect for today's busy craftspeople, be they novices or experienced quiltmakers.
Each of the pairs of quilts in this gorgeous new book by quilters Kathy Doughty and Sarah Fielke springs from a single idea or shared moment of inspiration. The results - like no- identical twins - are inextricably linked, yet intriguingly different. With their reinterpretation of traditional designs, as well as a characteristic bold use of dazzling colour and patterns, Kathy and Sarah's quilts will appeal to quilters of all levels - from new quilt-makers looking for the next challenge, to experienced quilters, ready to embrace some of the more complex projects.