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$21.95

100 flowers to knit & crochet

100 Flowers to Knit & Crochet showcases a lush bouquet of blossoms perfect for embellishing your favorite clothing or accessories. As a finishing touch for all your handmade garments or a great pick-me-up for a vintage find, these lovely blooms are the perfect way to use up scraps of yarn or try out interesting new yarns. Breeze through this gorgeous collection featuring a colorful palette of simple spiraling roses, saucer-sized poppies, delicate lilacs, an assortment of vegetables, and more. All are shown full-size and in scale and is complete with stitched leaves and embroidered stems. Each flower pattern has full instructions, yarn requirements, and a suggested skill level. An additional section serves as a refresher course with basic techniques and provides inspiration for embellishing your finished flowers with beads, buttons, and sequins. You can also learn how to use the flowers in a range of fun projects, from customizing clothing and accessories, to decorating gift-wrapped packages. This book will inspire all knitters and crocheters to pick up their needles and start creating their own beautiful blooms.

$19.95

Beginner's Guide to Intarsia Knitting

Beginner's Guide to Intarsia Knitting, A 11 SIMPLE INSPIRING PROJECTS WITH EASY TO FOLLOW STEPS By QUAIL STUDIO ABOUT BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO INTARSIA KNITTING, A Work a world of colour on just the tips of your needles, and learn to knit intarsia in this essential guide by the designers at Quail Studio. Learn to knit intarsia with this essential and easy-to-follow beginner’s guide by Suzie Johnson, founder of The Wool Sanctuary. Learn how to create bright and colourful knits using the intarsia method of colour knitting. This clear and simple book is ideal for anyone who wants to learn the art of knitting with different coloured yarns. It guides you effortlessly through the process of choosing colours, preparing yarn bobbins and working out yarn quantities through to the basic intarsia techniques such as joining in new colours and working from charts. At the end of the book there is a mouth-watering collection of 11 gorgeous projects including a fox-themed cushion, an eye-catching chevron scarf and a show-stopping star blanket – all designed with the beginner in mind. Whether you prefer vibrant, multi-coloured knits or more muted tones, this easy-to-follow book will teach you all you need to know to create contemporary colourwork.

$21.95

Beginners guide to Tunisian crochet

Learn how to do Tunisian crochet and make 10 fabulously stylish projects for you and your home. Tunisian crochet is a great way of producing stunningly creative textiles and Emma Guess shows you how in this book. Offering the perfect challenge for seasoned and new crocheters alike to learn a new skill, this book takes you from the absolute basics of Tunisian crochet, and progresses to demonstrate how to adapt your skills to create unique designs and textures.

$9.95

Crochet Beanies

Beanies are a must-have for any season. Whether sporty, glamorous, trendy or offbeat theres a style here to suit everyone. The best thing about crocheted beanies is their versatility and that is why they are so much fun to design and create. There are 20 crochet hat projects featured in this book, with designs suitable for beginners as well as experienced crocheters. The reader will find a helpful step-by-step techniques section at the front of the book with explanatory diagrams and a guide to yarn lengths. Each project is accompanied by clear instructions and a list of the materials and equipment needed, with a beautiful colour photograph of the finished beanie.

$31.99

Knit Step By Step Hardcover

The essential beginner’s guide to knitting successfully, with more than 200 illustrated knitting stitches and techniques. A ball of yarn can become anything you want it to be with Knit Step by Step. Taking you through simple skills, including how to knit, purl, and cast on and off, this simple handbook helps you decode knitting patterns and build intricate designs with eye-catching rib and cable stitches, structural effects, and multicolored Fair Isle and intarsia techniques. Alongside more than 200 clearly photographed stitch patterns and techniques, including using circular needles and creating structural effects, Knit Step by Step features 10 fun knitting projects to put your newfound skills into practice. Create a simple scarf, eye-catching home decor, and other items to keep you and your loved ones warm and cozy. Easy-to-use and fully illustrated, this book is ideal for beginners picking up their first pair of knitting needles, as well as more experienced knitters looking to build on their skills and refresh their technique.

$12.95

Knit The Nativity

This hugely successful Christmas favourite has been completely reworked for modern knitters. The pieces have all been knitted in today’s yarns, taking advantage of the variety of sparkling and novelty yarns now available, and the nativity scene has been recreated and photographed using Jan Messent’s excellent patterns and instructions. The nativity scene is small enough to be manageable yet large enough for many people to have a hand in its making, from the older, more experienced knitter to the youngest beginner; there is even a yarn wrapping activity for young fingers (the making of the stable wall), making this the perfect project for a school, church, knitting group, family or community. The materials needed are simple and inexpensive; the knitted figures and items are assembled using box card, and the patterns allow for individual interpretation in the yarn and stitch patterns. The knitting patterns are clearly presented and there is plenty of advice on all the knitting processes. Full patterns, diagrams and drawings show how to make the stable and stars, Mary, Joseph, the infant and manger, an ox, donkey and sheep, shepherds, an angel, children and wise men. Knit and assemble your own beautiful nativity scene to be enjoyed for years to come.

$19.95

Knit Your Calm

Knitting is a relaxing and therapeutic pastime, and this winning combination focuses on mindfulness and the perfect stress-busting knitting projects. Whether you choose a portable project to knit on the go, a group project to do with friends, or one that introduces new skills to stimulate a creative mind, this book is the perfect path to keeping calm. The book is aimed at beginners as well as more advanced knitters, but does not include anything more complex than basic knit and purl stitches, increasing, decreasing and some simple colourwork. Lynne Rowe covers the essential techniques at the start of the book, followed by projects that have been specifically designed for mindfulness. The projects themselves are split into five sections: Quick and Easy, Portable, Group, Big, and New Skills. Within these sections, you can choose to make things such as a wash cloth, a hat, a blanket, a shawl and an evening bag, amongst others. Every single one has been designed to promote calm and mindfulness and all the projects are beautifully photographed with clear and simple knitting patterns. The Introduction is written by Betsan Corkhill, an experienced healthcare professional who founded the community interest company stitchlinks.com in 2005. It has grown into a global online community for those who enjoy the therapeutic benefits of craft, and in particular, knitting. Betsan has also advised on the projects included in the book and repetitive techniques to promote a calm state.

$25.00

Koselig Volume 1

For the aspiring or experienced fibre artist, this volume of Koselig focuses on life in Kimberley, a rural mountain town in British Columbia, Canada. It features local artists and provides insight into what it means to be part of a "tight-knit" community. All knit and crochet patterns in this book are inspired by Kimberley traditions and are accessible to artists of any level.The stitch glossary contains 110 full-colour instructional pictures. The patterns and other tutorials also contain pictures full-colour pictures as examples and guides. Both garment patterns (one knit, one crochet) are modelled to be made for anyone from kids to adults with minimal math. All other patterns are available in both knit and crochet with many customization options and suggestions. All knit and crochet patterns have been tech edited and are exclusive to this book.

$34.99

Modern Crochet

A comprehensive guide for beginning and experienced crocheters alike, Modern Crochet elevates the craft for a new generation of makers. Learn how to choose proper tools, understand all things yarn, proficiently read a pattern, and autonomously complete any crochet project. This definitive resource for contemporary crochet includes: 16 ORIGINAL PATTERNS Basket - Coaster - Wall Hanging - Infinity Scarf - Bobble Pillow - Faux Fur Cowl - Velvet Scrunchie - Oversized Throws - and more! ($80 value alone) EXTENSIVE TEACHING & SUPPORT 150+ Step-by-Step Photos - 25+ Video Tutorials - Corresponding Online Resource Library with Materials and Support REFERENCE CHARTS Complete Crochet Abbreviation Legend - US Hook Sizes 15+ STITCHES & TECHNIQUES Magic Ring - Short Rows - Standing Stitch - Joined Turned Rounds - Continuous Rounds - Joined Rounds - Chain - Slip Knot - Whip Stitch - Slip Stitch - Single Crochet - Double Crochet - Half Double Crochet - Herringbone Half Double Crochet - Treble Crochet - Bobble Stitch

$29.95

Norwegian Knitting Designs

ABOUT NORWEGIAN KNITTING DESIGNS New and updated edition of the popular book on knitting over 30 contemporary designs inspired by traditional Scandinavian patterns, compiled and edited by Margarethe Finseth, designer and brand manager at House of Yarn, Norway. Handknitting allows the designer an unbounded freedom to create a completely personal expression of their art through the use of colour, embellishments, structure and styling, using only knitting needles and skeins of yarn. In this beautiful book, previously published as Norsk Strikkedesign, a selection of Norway’s foremost knitting designers present over thirty beautiful and unique knitted garments and accessories, all using classic Norwegian-spun wool yarns and based on traditional Norwegian folk patterns. At the beginning of each collection, meet the high-profiled designers who have worked for the Norwegian knitwear industry and created award-winning collections. Each of their creations is accompanied by stunning photographs of the items as well as the countryside that inspired them. All the pieces include information on the materials used, as well as pattern charts and detailed instructions. In addition, advice is provided on washing and caring for your garments to ensure your knitted design has the perfect, professional finish. This book presents the very best of contemporary Norwegian knitwear design, drawing on its traditional roots and planting it firmly in the twenty-first century.

$30.00

Punch Needle

This book explains the outline of Punch Needle embroidery and shows you how to make modern accessories such as cushions, wall decorations, bags, soft toys ... A simple and ultra-fast technique that requires only a punchneedle, some woolen threads, weave cloth such as "Monk's Cloth", and a frame or a embroidery hoop to stretch the fabric. Get started! 48 pages - English, French and German Book - by Rico Design - Publication: 2019

$24.95

Very British Baby Knits

For many years, Susan Campbell has designed and produced special one-off pieces for a variety of high-profile clients. Susans Estate butts onto the Royal Sandringham Estate, home of HRM Queen Elizabeth, and Anmer Hall, the country home of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Susan has designed the collections in this book with the young Royals very much in mind. This book features 30 beautiful, hand-knitted designs ranging from baby clothes to toys and accessories that will make gorgeous gifts for any baby. The projects reflect the classic elegance of British design with easy-to-follow instructions and beautiful photographs. Knitters of all abilities will relish making these gorgeous designs which, with Susan Campbell s royal connections, are fit for your own little prince or princess!