Author: Julie Julie Jaeken
Fiber and yarn enthusiasts nationwide will celebrate Ann Budd's latest addition to The Knitter's Handy Book series. Answering to a growing interest in knitting sweaters from the top down and knitting seamless sweaters that require little finishing, this handy book offers instructions for knitting five basic sweater types: circular yoke, raglan, modified-drop shoulder, set-in sleeve, and saddle shoulder. Patterns are offered in multiple sizes and yarn gauges and for a broad age group. Following the basics for each of the five sweater types are three diverse patterns from top designers that illustrate some of the many ways that instructions can be used as springboards for creative expression, including color, texture, and shaping variations. Also included for intermediate to advanced knitters are personal design touches, detailed charts, clear instruction, and quick tips to expand knitting possibilities and maintain creative originality. A key reference for knitters of all skill levels, this is the new essential knitting resource on your bookshelf.
Stylish and practical techniques that make sewing simple.
Knitting For Dummies
Author: Allen, Shannon Okey, Tracy Barr, Marly Bird
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
The bestselling guide to knitting brilliant, timeless pieces This revised and refreshed third edition of Knitting For Dummies features new knitting patterns, refreshed and additional projects, a new bibliography and suppliers list, and improved step-by-step knitting instructions. Plus, from the book, you can access step-by-step instructional videos online that enable you to see and practice the knitting techniques found in the book. From casting on to knitting in the round—and more—this new edition provides refreshed content and new images and access to online videos to help you follow along with the text. The book's user-friendly online instructional videos empower you to get started knitting immediately. Includes refreshed knitting projects Empowers you to confidently knit your own handmade creations A brand-new edition of the bestselling guide to knitting Experienced and novice knitters alike can benefit from the step-by-step instructions and informative videos included in this new edition of Knitting For Dummies!
Author: Diana Gabaldon
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
Claire Randall is leading a double life. She has a husband in one century, and a lover in another... In 1945, Claire Randall, a former combat nurse, is back from the war and reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon—when she innocently touches a boulder in one of the ancient stone circles that dot the British Isles. Suddenly she is a Sassenach—an "outlander"—in a Scotland torn by war and raiding border clans in the year of our Lord...1743. Hurled back in time by forces she cannot understand, Claire's destiny in soon inextricably intertwined with Clan MacKenzie and the forbidden Castle Leoch. She is catapulted without warning into the intrigues of lairds and spies that may threaten her life ...and shatter her heart. For here, James Fraser, a gallant young Scots warrior, shows her a passion so fierce and a love so absolute that Claire becomes a woman torn between fidelity and desire...and between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives. From the Trade Paperback edition.
'I value fame almost as much as if I had been born a hero'. (Preface to The Lucky Chance). Aphra Behn (1640-89) achieved both fame and notoriety in her own time, enjoying considerable success for her plays and for her short novel Oroonoko, the story of a noble slave who loves a princess. Acclaimed by Virginia Woolf as the first English woman to earn her living by the pen, Behn's achievements as a writer are now acknowledged less equivocally than in the seventeenth century. As well as Oroonoko, this volume contains five other works of fiction ranging from comedy and high melodrama to tragedy. The Fair Jilt, Memoirs of the Court of the King of Bantam, The History of the Nun, The Adventure of the Black Lady, and The Unfortunate Bride are complemented by a generous selection of her poetyr, ranging from public political verse to lyrics and witty conversation poems. This selection demonstrates Behn's range, as well as her wit, compassion, and interest in the question of identity and self-representation. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
Mom & Me Knits
Author: Stefanie Japel
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Like mother, like daughter! Mom & Me Knits offers everything a knitter needs to stitch up fashionable pieces for herself and her little one. Stefanie Japel, celebrated knit designer and mother of two little girls, has created smart, sophisticated pieces for mothers and more whimsical, youthful interpretations for daughters. From an elegant Lace Cardigan and a casual Halter Top to a cozy Shawlette and a fun Surfer Tee, this sweet book has something for everyone. The patterns can be adapted for child ages 4 through 10 and adult sizes XS through XXL. With a glossary of important techniques and terms, step-by-step instructions, and gorgeous color photographs, Mom & Me Knits makes it a cinch to whip up adorable, matching knitted apparel for mothers and their favorite little girls.
Author: Debbie Bliss
Publisher: Lark Books (NC)
Knitting's gone to the dogs—and it's adorable! There's something for every size pup in this collection of 22 whimsical knitwear designs. The fun selection includes a classic cabled Aran pullover to keep Fido warm on cold winter days, while the “Sherlock Bones” matching cape and hat will make a bloodhound out of any breed. These are what every well-dressed dog will wear!
Author: Kim Hargreaves
Opskrifter på strikkede trøjer, bluser, huer og halstørklæder til damer
Crochet Prayer Shawls
Author: Inc. Leisure Arts
Publisher: Leisure Arts
Crochet Prayer Shawls -With 15 shawls in various shapes and stitch patterns, this small hardcover book is handy for crocheters to take along. Concealed spiral binding.
A colorful treasury of creative knitting patterns by a leading knitwear designer includes more than 190 superlative designs, along with detailed charts, step-by-step instructions, and 350 full-color photographs.
Author: Lorna Miser
So many of us have been impacted by breast cancer, whether we've dealt with it personally or know someone who has. A special knitted gift is a tangible way to show our support to loved ones--or our appreciation to our caregivers. These beautiful knitting patterns are ideal. Choose from 25 quick-to-knit accessories, including super soft hats, pretty shawls, cozy socks, slippers, blankets, pillows, and more Incorporate affordable amounts of luscious yarns such as alpaca, cashmere, and silk that are soothing against the skin and easy to wear comfortably Use those waiting-room hours to knit something from the heart that will be welcomed and treasured
Styles for every skill level and wardrobe!
Author: Betsy McCarthy
Publisher: Storey Publishing
In this best-selling knitting guide, Betsy Lee McCarthy offers 17 classic sock patterns guaranteed to keep your feet stylishly warm. Choosing the right material for your project is made easy with plenty of helpful advice on the qualities of different yarns, including what feels best, what holds its shape, and what really lasts. You can also take advantage of fiber substitution charts and make your own creative variations on these timeless patterns. Slip your toes into one comfortable and cozy knit masterpiece after another.
First-person account of the extraordinary life of America's greatest civil rights leader. It begins with his boyhood as the son of a preacher, his education as a minister, his ascendancy as a leader of civil rights, & his complex relationships with leading political & social figures of the day.