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Crafted with the precision of a Fair Isle garment, informed by accounts from the knitters themselves, and set firmly within it's historical and sociological roots, 'The Art of Fair Isle Knitting' takes you to the heart of this knitting tradition.
Helps knitters learn the secret of knitting two socks simultaneously, and also learn the technique for various sock patterns. This book includes 17 pattern ideas for men, women and children, that help knitters to create charming, cosy gifts for friends and family.
By Mary Wright
In late 19th century, Cornwall hand-knitting was a vital cottage industry and coastal villages developed their own distinctive patterns and names for the traditional navy blue guernsey or knit-frock. This book includes many contemporary photographs, and shows how to knit a Cornish guernsey incorporating one of thirty local patterns.
A collection of stylish, sexy, and modern crochet patterns for the fashion diva.
Encourages readers to tap into the hidden creativity that lurks within. This book inspires the more experienced to call upon the arts and crafts that he or she has explored over the years, and illustrates ways of bringing them together in an art form. It includes a range of projects...
Crafters learn to create beautiful crochet designs with ease This hands-on workbook gets readers crocheting useful, fashionable designs in a focused, step-by-step manner. It covers everything from choosing the right hooks to changing color, shaping, and joining pieces together.
By Lynne Barr
Scarves are often the first garments beginning knitters try. Then, when they feel ready for a greater creative thrill, they move on to other types of garments. This work offers 27 modern designs, each one created using an innovative technique or a different take on a traditional one.