In Step It Up Knits, knitting superstar and Bernat Yarn's International Spokesperson Vickie Howell presents all the techniques needed to become a master knitter, plus 25 gorgeous projects. From cabled wrist warmers to slouchy beanies, lacy headbands, and cozy cowls, each project is small enough to take on the go and whip up in just a weekend. The step-by-step photographs, detailed instructions, helpful diagrams, and inspiring project shots make it easy to follow along. Beginners will become pros in no time!
Through a series of insightful and often humorous interviews, designer, TV host and writer Vickie Howell gets to the bottom of how 30 influential designers and 60 every-day extraordinary people are taking part in creating and living the new, American Dream. Craft Corps is more than celebrating craft; it is about creating your life through the shift in career possibilities, making a living doing what you truly love, and celebrating individual creativity in a fast-paced, electronic world. It is an ever-growing community of people that flourishes online, both locally and globally. Craft Corps is a book, a blog, a community, a movement. Click here to watch the book trailer!
The fiber world is all abuzz about sustainable yarns and alternative materials, and AwareKnits jumps on this trend with a socially conscious approach to knitting and crochet.
Pop Goes Crochet! pays creative tribute to popular culture past and present with 40 projects inspired by celebrities in fashion, music, film, and television.
With its convenient size, lie-flat spiral binding and easy-to-follow diagrams and illustrations, this is an item that should be in every knitting bag.
One glance at this fun volume (cleverly designed to look like a high school yearbook) will have every teen, from preppies to punks, grabbing for their knitting needles.
Not another boring sweater! Vickie Howell, Ñthe popular host of DIY network's Knitty GrittyÑ and her group of talented contributors, will make you the most popular parent on the block with the coolest projects for kids' stuff ever.
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