Subtle textures and sleek contours mixed with a dash of low-key chic sums-up the season's understated look, whilst an array of deliciously vibrant shades hold the key to making these effortless pieces zing. Designed By Kim Hargreaves
Inspired by traditional fishermen's sweaters from around the British isles, these 23 classic cable and Aran projects are perfect for knitters who want to experience the delight or creating Aran textures without finding the patterns to complicated to knit.
This collection of twenty five timeless designs by Kim Hargreaves is a great opportunity for current fans to visit some of her vintage designs from the Rowan archive. They include a great range of textured stitches and Kim's hallmark finishing details, from deep garter stitch welts and cuffs on a classic jacket to an exquisite ruffled edge cardigan in Kidsilk Haze.
The ultimate practical guide to sewing fabulous bags from expert Lisa Lam includes eight exclusive designs with easy to follow instructions and full size patterns. You will also find expert tips and trade secrets on how to achieve professional and beautiful results along with detailled photos illustrating techniques from choosing fabrics to inserting fastenings.
This season’s bold boy-meets-girl chic makes a playful nod towards a light androgyny. The result, sharp silhouettes, masculine lines and tomboy tailoring while addressing the balance are body hugging cables and supple ribs which both caress and celebrate feminine curves.
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.
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.