Simple Knits for Sophisticated Living: Quick-Knit Projects from Beautiful, Chunky Yarns
Simple Knits for Sophisticated Living Quick-Knit Projects from Beautiful Chunky Yarns Author:Barbara Albright From Hollywood's trendiest starlets to the legions of participants in knitting classes and knitting groups around the country, people of all ages and lifestyles are taking up their needles and learning to knit. And once they learn the basics of the craft, beginners are eager to tackle projects they can create on their own. This book offers more... more » than 44 simple yet beautiful projects created specifically with the beginner in mind. Featuring gorgeous, chunky yarns and simple designs with a clean, natural appeal, projects use U.S. size 8 (5mm) needles and above--so the work is as fast as it is enjoyable. These appealing yarns were carefully selected to do some of the work for the knitter--and they guarantee spectacular results. Author Barbara Albright, an expert who works with many of the top designers in the county, also provides helpful tips on choosing yarns, working with large needles, and mastering various finishing techniques. Whether you're looking to accentuate a home with throws, pillows, or seat cusions or to create lovely handmade gifts such as totes, backpacks, sweaters, scarves, and hats, this handsome book will inspire novice knitters to turn a sometime hobby into a lifelong passion.« less
This book includes a variety of projects for the home and for personal use, There are a variety of simple pillow ideas as well as blankets, throws, wearables, accessories, an aran throw rug, and some felted items like baskets and a bag. Many simple patterns and some that will make up quickly for an experienced knitter.