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.
This book includes 18 designs for him and her as well as for the home. The collection ranges from simple raglan sweaters, cosy ponchos and heirloom chunky blankets with intricate cabling.The collection focus on Martin Storeys iconic cable design but also includes cute colourwork hats and cardigan.
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.
In Amy Butler's Midwest Modern, this designer extraordinaire takes us into her house and studio to share her fresh aesthetic, which takes the honest, approachable, easy style of the Midwest in an exciting, contemporary direction.
Using some of Rowans most popular DK yarns such as the super soft Softyak DK this collection offers 12 timeless yet modern designs. This collection by Sarah Hatton offers textural and cable knits for boys and girls aged 0-3 months through to 18-24 months. Designs are shown in gentle neutral shades alongside pops of orange, lime and pink to show the collections versatility.
More easy fairisle knits by Martin Storey features 13 modern fairisle projects. From smaller projects such as phone cover, cushions and scarves to slipovers and throws this book offers simple fairisle patterning for knitters of most skill levels.