Knitted Wraps Cover ups

Author: Annie Modesitt
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811714446
Format: PDF, Kindle
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If cool summer nights or too much air-conditioning give you cold shoulders, take the chill off with fashionable knit accents that will keep you just as warm as you want to be! • Fresh new designs include long-sleeved boleros and short-sleeved shrugs (both perfect to wear with a sleeveless dress or top), a fitted poncho with matching cabled hat and gauntlets, a trendy cross-body wrap that doubles as an infinity scarf, and an origami-style short jacket • Collection includes stylish crop tops, which can be worn alone or layered over a tank top or tee • Techniques include entrelac, cables, slipped-stitch colorwork, lace, and more

Viva Poncho

Author: Christina Stork
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1453268146
Format: PDF, ePub
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Whether worn as a beach cover-up or donned as an elegant evening wrap, ponchos are everywhere. Now, with Viva Poncho, knitters can make the newest sartorial sensation their own. This fun, fresh book offers 20 poncho designs for every season and in every style--serapes, raglans, wraparounds, semicircles, rectangles, pullovers, capelets, and even a dog poncho. Patterns suitable for both beginners and experienced knitters are included, all accompanied by clear, easy-to-follow explanations. Simple to make and give as gifts (since sizing is easy), practical and stylish to wear, and suitable for all sorts of creative adaptations, ponchos are an ideal project for every knitter. In fact, the authors encourage customization, showing how to add a hood or a collar, or devise personalized color schemes. Like the fashionable garments themselves, Viva Poncho will be the perfect impulse buy.

Illuminated Knits

Author: Lucy Hague
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780992769017
Format: PDF, ePub
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Illuminated Knits is a collection of four knitting patterns by Scottish designer Lucy Hague, inspired by the rich colours and intricate decorations found in illuminated Celtic manuscripts. All patterns are presented in both charted and written form, and full explanations are provided for every stitch, along with a guide to selecting colours.

Knitted Animal Hats

Author: Fiona Goble
Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small
ISBN: 1782492747
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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By combining simple knitting techniques with soft and colourful yarns, Fiona Goble has created a fantastic collection of 35 animal hats, ranging from cute and cuddly to wild and woolly. Choose from hats for tiny babies such as Buzzy Bee, Tweet the Robin or Rudy the Rabbit, or make something to keep bigger kids cosy, from Blizzard the Reindeer (complete with bright red nose) to Otto the Octopus. Most of the hats can be made in a range of sizes and many of them come with matching accessories, such as boot toppers, wrist warmers and baby bootees. Each hat has easy-to-follow instructions and uses the simplest of stitches, with clear step-by-step illustrations and photographs to help with the all-important features, making this ideal for beginner knitters as well as more experienced ones. With essential yarn information as well as a helpful techniques section, you'll be ready to start knitting gorgeous animal hats in no time.

Pretty in Punk

Author: Alyce Benevides
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452112967
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Another boring scarf? More mittens? We're not gonna take it! And neither should you! Pretty in Punk salutes counterculture fashion with 25 entirely original designs inspired by fashion icons Vivienne Westwood and John Galliano, and punk legends. Indulge your girly side with the Ready Steady Go mini skirt, rebel with Feel the Pain wrist cuffs, or channel your inner rock star with the very same Mohawk hat Depeche Mode's Martin Gore wears on stage. Whether you're new to knitting or a veteran desperately seeking patterns with an edge, you'll find projects here for every mood and every genre. With step-by-step instructions, helpful technical illustrations and intarsia graphs, plus high-fashion photos of all the finished projects, Pretty in Punk is the only authority on anti-authority knitting.

Knit One Knit All

Author: Elizabeth Zimmermann
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780942018356
Format: PDF
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Zimmermann was a designer who stressed independent thinking. She outlines the construction and little more, in the hope that you will feel free to experiment and take your knitting in new directions. These garments serve as a jumping off point for you to knit a version in any size, and make it your own.

Loom Knitting Primer

Author: Isela Phelps
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312366612
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"A beginner's guide to knitting on a loom, with over 30 fun projects"--Cover.

First Time Knitting

Author: Carri Hammett
Publisher: Creative Publishing int'l
ISBN: 1589238052
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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DIVEnjoy this beginner's guide that takes you by the hand like a personal instructor and teaches you how to knit./div

Austentatious Crochet

Author: Melissa Horozewski
Publisher: Running Press
ISBN: 0762443731
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The timeless appeal of Jane Austen is evidenced not only by perpetual interest in her classic novels but also by countless book clubs, movies, plays, books, and sundry products which celebrate her work. Austentatious Crochet presents Austen fans with a unique opportunity to step into the scarf, skirt, or chemise of Elizabeth Bennett, Emma Woodhouse, and a host of other favorite Austen characters. The book features thirty-two original crochet projects inspired by Austen novels but fabulously brought up to date and wearable today. The designs focus on women's wear, such as dresses, sweaters, cardigans, and capelets, but also encompass accessories such as handbags, scarfs, and pillowcases and clothing for children. Introductions to each project include favorite bits of dialogue from the original novels. Fully illustrated with evocative photos, Regency-style illustrations, and step-by-step schematics, Austentatious Crochet is certain to please the devoted Austen lover as well as craft enthusiasts.

Crochet So Lovely

Author: Kristin Omdahl
Publisher: Interweave Press
ISBN: 9781620336892
Format: PDF, Docs
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Oh-so-Lovely crochet lace designs! Enjoy 21 beautiful crochet patterns that you will wear again and again in Crochet So Lovely. Author Kristin Omdahl offers a collection of crochet lace patterns along specific themes--creating interesting lace by playing with gauge; creating allover lace; keeping lace as the focal point; and working motifs�as well as the time-honored techniques of broomstick lace, Tunisian crochet, and Bruges lace. Wrap yourself up in crochet accessories like shawls and cowls, along with sweaters, cardigans, and tunics. Show off your shaping techniques in fitted and flattering garments. You will find a veritable orchestra of crochet ideas to choose from, even felting, in the form of a sumptuous felted handbag.