Skill Level: Advanced
Size: child (s, m, l)
Chest: 31½ (36¾, 39½, 41¾) in / 80 (93, 100, 106) cm
Length: 19¾ (23, 24½, 24¾) in / 50 (60, 62, 63) cm
Yarn: cyca #3 (sport) östergötlands ullspinneri visjö (100% wool, 328 yd/300 m / 100 g)
Yarn amount and color: 3 (4, 4, 5) skeins, olive green
Knitting isn’t always yarn, needles and a pattern. It’s so much more. In this upcoming release, Vickie Howell takes a deep dive into the creative potential behind knitting and the creative process as a whole. We’ll explore everything from project inspiration to yoga to the importance of community. Use this book as a guide to create your own knit vibe and knit up some great projects with the cute patterns included.
Explore the world of wool with in this new book where you follow Clara Parkes on her journey through America’s mills, farms and herds of sheep. Meet shepherds and dyers who are the reason your knitting needles are never empty. Plus, get a behind-the-scenes look into this fascinating industry! After reading this book, you’ll be tempted to buy a sheep of your own.
“Look mom, no needles!” If you have a child that keeps begging you to teach them how to knit, this book is the best place to start. Forget needles, start with your own fingers! This is a great way for you and your child to knit together. Plus, the patterns are super easy. From hair ties to scarves, all you need is some yarn and your hands to get started.
Find your new favorite knitting pattern in this book fingerless glove designs from Japan. With 21 styles to choose from, you’ll have to decide whether you want a traditional or more modern look for your new accessory. Featuring gorgeous Japanese charts and stunning photography for each design, you’re bound to find a pattern to fit anyone’s personal style.
Contemporary Scandinavian design comes together with cables in Swedish designer Ivar Asplund’s new book of patterns. Gorgeous photographs of each design grace the pages of this stunning collection for children and adults. From sweaters to accessories, you can see the traditional cables being brought into the forefront of modern and fashionable design in each pattern. There are step-by-step instructions throughout and a section of fundamental cabling techniques that every knitter will appreciate. Don’t miss our exclusive book excerpt of the Arrow Sweater!
The Vampire Knitting Club
Excerpt © 2018 Nancy Warren
Cardinal Woolsey’s knitting shop has appeared on postcards celebrating the quaint views of Oxford, of which there are many. When a visitor has tired of writing ‘wish you were here’ on the back of pictures of the various colleges, the dreaming spires, and the dome of the
If you’re ready to take your knitting to another level, look no further than this new book featuring gorgeous openwork projects all with hints of lace. Packed with 40 openwork patterns, 30 projects, step-by-step instructions, full-color photographs and charts, knitters will discover a variety of lacework inside, from deceptively simple to beautifully intricate. Have fun incorporating lace into all sorts of projects, including new pillows, blankets, socks, hats, garments for children and adults, and even a handy bookmark! This book is everything a new knitter needs to master lacework from start to finish.
Can’t seem to get enough of knit mittens? It’s time to get your hands on Selbu Mittens — a unique dive into the gorgeous and inspiring techniques used by classic Norwegian knitting and Selbu patterning. Known for dramatic contrasts and intricate motifs, Selbu patterning played an essential in the economic and cultural development of the Selbu region. Featuring more than 500 colorwork charts and 35 completed classic patterns for mittens and gloves, this heavily researched book is a must have for any knitting enthusiast.
Handmade from Tamarack, a variety of deciduous conifer trees common in Canada, these oval buttons are just what your cozy knits are asking for this season. Unique grain patterns are highlighted with a glossy clear coat sealant for beauty and protection while the edges maintain their original bark for a natural finish.